Craft Distributor Achievement Award 2010

January 25th, 2012
Dallas, TX – Andrews Distributing Company (ADC):// is proud to announce its winning of the 2010 Craft Beer Distributor Achievement Award. The award was presented at the Great American Beer Festival on September 18 in Denver, Colorado given by The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) and Brewers Association (BA). “NBWA is proud to recognize Andrews Distributing with the 2010 Craft Beer Distributor Achievement Award for its efforts to help strengthen the craft beer segment and for bringing a wide choice and variety of craft beers to consumers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area,” said NBWA President Craig Purser. “Andrews Distributing and its hardworking employees have shown dedication to delivering unique and innovative craft beers to consumers by stocking store shelves with these brands.” BA President Charlie Papazian, “America’s beer drinkers are experiencing an unprecedented variety of beer in the marketplace. The exceptional efforts of beer distributors like Andrews Distributing to educate licensed alcohol retailers and consumers of legal drinking age about craft beers have helped to expand the market for craft brands and build widespread enthusiasm for craft beer among American consumers.” ADC CEO Barry Andrews, “We are passionate about growing the craft beer category. With great suppliers and brands, we have seen tremendous retailer and shopper interest in our market. There has been double digit growth in our craft portfolio in the last five years and we look forward to continuing that path.” ADC President Mike McGuire, “Our Craft and Specialty portfolio strategy is to have the leading national, dominant local and acclaimed regional craft beers for our North Texas beer lovers. Our craft and specialty brand families include Shiner, New Belgium, Rahr and Sons, Blue Moon, Samuel Adams, Leinenkugel’s, Boulevard, Abita and Big Sky:// .” h2. About Andrews Distributing Andrews Distributing:// is headquartered in Dallas with operations throughout North Texas. Andrews is the Nation’s sixth largest beer distributor as ranked by volume representing 23 brewing partners and over 250 beer brands:// For more information about Andrews Distributing, visit To see the Andrew’s full portfolio and get beer information, visit The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA):// represents the interests of America’s 2,850 licensed, independent beer distributor operations in every state, congressional district and media market across the country. Beer distributors are committed to ensuring alcohol is provided safely and responsibly to consumers of legal drinking age through the three-tier, state-based system of alcohol regulation and distribution. For more information about beer distributors, visit Based in Boulder, Colorado, USA, the Brewers Association (BA):// is the not-for-profit trade and education association dedicated to small and independent American brewers, their craft beers and the community of brewing enthusiasts. Visit to learn more. The association's activities include events and publishing:, World Beer Cup®; Great American Beer Festival℠; Craft Brewers Conference and BrewExpo America®; National Homebrewers Conference; National Homebrew Competition; SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience; American Craft Beer Week; Zymurgy magazine; The New Brewer magazine; and books on beer and brewing. The Brewers Association has an additional membership division of 22,000+ homebrewers: American Homebrewers Association. Consumers are invited to learn more about the dynamic world of craft beer at