If your liquor shop or English-inspired pub strives to attract beer aficionados, there's no better way to stock up on the real thing than by contacting breweries in the United Kingdom. The distinctive brewing heritage of breweries in the UK has produced the world's most uniquely flavored lagers and ales. With the British beer renaissance in full bloom here in the United States, it's no wonder that beer lovers are demanding ever-increasing supplies of beers and ales imported from United Kingdom breweries.
Almost any large-scale UK beer company with a foothold in the United States will sell directly to beer retailers. Whether you're looking for supplies of traditional ales, fruity lagers or the ultra traditional cask-condition ales, British breweries are quick to meet the high demand for their product. When seeking to buy beer or ale directly from British beer companies, consider your options:
1. Stick with traditional, top-selling brands that the largest UK breweries are known for.
2. Consider expanding your product line with custom brews from a reputable UK brewery.
3. Attract ale-consuming purists with cask-conditioned taps made by UK beer companies.
Find dependable sources of the most recognized brand names from UK breweriesAs a beer retailer, you focus on moving your inventory fast. Brand names fly off the shelves, so why take a chance on stocking the unknowns? Even worse; if the fads don't sell, your regular beer connoisseurs will question why dust has accumulated on the bottles, which means they've been sitting on the shelf too long and their flavor is tainted.
Experiment with new products from British beer companiesYou operate a pub or a specialty liquor shop that caters to patrons with adventurous tastes. Satisfy your customers' whims with a steady supply of new ales, lagers and draughts.
Replicate a traditional British pub with cask-conditioned beer directly from UK beer companiesYou've built a British-style pub in the United States and, true to your business' vision, you refuse to serve mass-produced beers. Instead, you're planning to expand your taps and serve hard-to-find cask beer and ale from fine British breweries.
- If you're planning to sell cask ale made by UK breweries, make sure to ask for information on how to maintain a cask-condition cellar.