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SanTan Brewing Company Announces Partnership with Reyes Beverage Group for Craft Beer Distribution into Southern California

Arizona’s second largest brewery, SanTan Brewing, will introduce their signature beers: Devil’s Ale, HopShock IPA & Mr. Pineapple Wheat Beer to Southern California in April 2014

 Arizona’s second largest brewery, SanTan Brewing, will introduce their signature beers: Devil’s Ale, HopShock IPA & Mr. Pineapple Wheat Beer to Southern California in April 2014

Chandler, Arizona (April 15, 2014) With plans for southern California distribution in April 2014, SanTan Brewing Company is teaming up with Reyes Beverage Group to introduce its uniquely Southwestern Style Ales™ including Devil’s Ale, HopShock IPA, Mr. Pineapple Wheat Beer and a SanTan variety pack.

Reyes Beverage Group will play an important role in SanTan’s successful launch into craft beer retail and tap accounts throughout San Diego, Los Angeles and everywhere in between. Reyes Beverage Group California beer distributorships include Crest Beverage in San Diego, Gate City Beverage Distributors in San Bernardino, Allied Beverages in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties and Harbor Distributing in Orange County and Los Angeles. Their dedication to advancing the craft beer revolution, their craft beer marketing experience and their commitment to excellence are just a few of the many reasons that SanTan Brewing Company is thrilled to announce their partnership.

SanTan Brewing Company founder and brewer, Anthony Canecchia, stated, “We believe in true partnerships with friends that are committed to educating, serving and selling craft beer in America. Reyes Beverage Group have undisputedly dedicated their houses to the development of the American craft revolution, which is part of our mission at SanTan Brewing”.

“We are thrilled to bring SanTan to southern California -- there’s no better market for great craft beer meant to be paired with great food and conversation. We expect SanTan’s craft beer to be in hot demand and we will ensure the right outlets across southern California have the brewer’s brands stocked,” said Tom Reyes, president of Harbor Distributing.

SanTan Brewing Company is the second largest craft brewery in the state of Arizona and the 14th fastest growing craft brewery in the nation according to the Brewers Association data of 2012. In 2013, SanTan Brewing produced 15,000 barrels of beer, achieving regional brewery market classification as defined by the Brewers Association.



About SanTan Brewing Company

Open since 2007 under the leadership of head brewer and owner, Anthony Canecchia, SanTan Brewing Company has established a strong reputation as one of Arizona’s favorite craft breweries. In addition to brewing, SanTan features a friendly neighborhood brewpub in Downtown Chandler, which has quickly become one of the top local food and beer destinations in the Phoenix metro area.   In 2009, SanTan Brewing began distributing their Southwestern Style Ales™ throughout the state of Arizona, operating with a mission to pair craft beer with craft food that would inspire great conversation and good times. 2014 marks the beginning of taking this journey throughout the southwestern states and California.   SanTan beers have won numerous national and statewide awards including two medals at the US Open Beer Championship: bronze in 2013 and gold in 2011. SanTan Brewing also took home a silver medal at the 2011 Great American Beer Festival and won Best Brewery in Arizona, selected by the Phoenix New Times and the Arizona Republic, in 2013 and 2011. Check out SanTan Brewing Company online at and become a fan on Facebook at or follow them at