Bent Paddle Expands WI Territrory!


DULUTH, MN - April 11, 2017 - Bent Paddle Brewing Co. is paddling further East into Wisconsin and is excited to announce their distribution partnership with Dean Distributing of Green Bay, WI. The new territory will include the counties of Ashland, Iron, Oneida, Vilas, Forest, Langlade and Price.

“We are excited to share our Minnesota Northwoods experience in the Northwoods of Wisconsin!”, says Laura Mullen, Co-Founder Bent Paddle Brewing Co.”We feel our brand philosophy and recipes will be a natural t amongst the active outdoor lifestyle that is celebrated in the area”

“Dean Distributing is looking forward to its partnership with Bent Paddle Brewing Co. and for the opportunity to provide their quality craft beers to northern Wisconsin!”, says Ken Eggen, President.

Distribution in these counties will begin this week with events to mark the expansion. On Wednesday April 12 representitives from Bent Paddle will be sampling their beers in Rhinelander, WI at Trig’s Cellar (232 S Courtney St, Rhinelander, WI 54501) from 3 - 5pm followed by a tap event in at Bucketheads Sports Bar & Grill (46 N Brown St, Rhinelander, WI 54501) from 6 - 8pm.

You can look for more samples in Hurley, WI on Thursday April 13th from 3 - 6pm at Town and Country Liquor (13321 US-51, Hurley, WI 54534) and at Ashland, WI Super One Liquor (401 Ellis Ave S, Ashland, WI 54806) from 3 - 6pm on Friday April 14th.

Look for Bent Paddle beers in this territory at your favorite bar, restaurant or liquor store - and if its not there be sure to ask for it! 


About Dean Distributing

Dean Distributing is a beer distributor in Northern Wisconsin with a territory of 11 WI Counties. Dean Distributing was founded in 1953 by Russ Dean and is now a 3rd generation family owned business with Russ’ sons Bob and Jim at the helm. The Dean Distribution vision is “To be the leading beverage distributor that provides the best quality, service and value to our customers!”

About Bent Paddle Brewing Co.

A 30-barrel production craft brewery and public taproom located in Duluth, Minn., Bent Paddle Brewing Co. makes quality craft beer using Lake Superior water. Its mission is to brew craft beer with a concentration on sustainability for its business, employees, the environment and the greater community – all while ‘Bending the Traditions’ that it encounters, for a more unique and interesting craft beer experience. 


Published: April 13 2017