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The Lake Oswego, Oregon founded Stickmen Brewing Company has announced they are starting distribution in the Seattle area. A soft launch of Stickmen’s diverse offerings is beginning this month with a full-product line launch in January via a partnership with Browar Polska Distributing.
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“The Seattle market has always been part of our plan. With the success we’ve had in Oregon, Southern WA, and California markets, we were looking for the right partner to help us expand into Seattle,” said Tim Schoenheit, President and Founder of Stickmen Brewing Company. “We’re excited to work with the Browar Polska team to bring Stickmen beer to even more of Washington.”
Stickmen’s draft and packaged products are currently available via six distribution partners in Portland, Western and Central Oregon, Southwest Washington, the greater Seattle area, and the Bay Area of California. The team includes a Head Brewer, 3 Assistant Brewers, a Sales Manager, and a full-time Marketing Manager.
Stickmen Brewing Company began in 2013 as a brewpub based in Lake Oswego, OR brewing on its 7-BBL system.In 2017, Stickmen opened a production brewery and taproom in Tualatin, OR. Principal owner and recipe creator, Tim Schoenheit, grew up in a home where new food experiences were the norm with exposure to many cuisines. This fostered his creativity and love of experimentation and has influenced his desire to offer a wide range of beer styles. Stickmen always maintains 22-24 different beers on tap, keeping year-round favorites, rotating seasonals, and offering plenty of experimental beers to keep things fresh and provide the markets they serve with innovative and unique craft beer.
About Browar Polska
Founded in 1998, Browar Polska, LLC. is a Seattle-based beer, cider, wine and spirits wholesale distributor that supplies world-class beverages to retailers, bars and restaurants throughout the state of Washington. Browar Polska sources and delivers award-winning beverages from around the world – from Poland to Guatemala – along with a selection of eclectic domestic craft beer. Comprised of imbibement-savvy individuals, the Browar Polska team is passionate about bringing the world’s best drinks to you. Learn more at browarpolska.com or follow @browar_polska
Founder of The New School and most frequent contributor Ezra Johnson-Greenough has worked in the craft beer industry for almost 10 years, doing everything from illustrating beer labels to bartending at renowned beer bars and breweries like Belmont Station, Apex, Laurelwood and Upright Brewing. He has also had a hand in creating events like the Portland Fruit Beer Festival, Portland Beer Week, and the Brewing up Cocktails series. He is available for freelance consultation in marketing, events, graphic design and branding.