TBS Distributes and Markets Namesake Label from the 100 Year Old Southampton Publick House
MT. PLEASANT, SC (June 14, 2011) – Total Beverage Solution (TBS), a beverage importer and supplier of fine wine, beer and premium spirits, reached an exclusive representation agreement with Southampton Ales and Lagers, named after the legendary Southampton Publick House located on the East End of New York’s Long Island. The Publick House has a rich history and a passion for brewing great beer since 1996.
Phil Markowski has been with Southampton since the inception of the brewery and serves as resident brewmaster. Markowski has been awarded and recognized with over 25 competitive medals and is one of the most honored and sought-after brewers in the craft beer industry. His small batch brews range from classic farmhouse styles to traditional beer styles made to be enjoyed year-round.
Current brand labels include Double White and IPA. Southampton also crafts a variety of seasonal beers such as Keller Pils, Biere De Mars, Imperial Porter and Pumpkin Ale and a 750 ml series that encompasses Saison Deluxe, Grand Cru, Cuvee des Fleurs and Abbot 12. TBS will initially represent and market the entire portfolio in roughly ten states with proximity to New York City through the balance of the year. TBS plans to begin expanding markets in 2012.
Southampton is one of the most award-winning breweries in America and has been ranked in the top 20 for GABF medals won by a brewery in the last 10 years. The Publick House was awarded Top Brewpub in 2003 by Beer Advocate magazine, ranked #8 Specialty Brewery in the World and had 3 Top 50 Specialty Brews in America by RateBeer.com in 2004. Southampton Publick House is located at 40 Bowden Sq, Southampton, NY 11968. For more information, visit www.southamptonpublickhouse.com.
ABOUT TOTAL BEVERAGE SOLUTION (TBS)
With an impressive portfolio of wine, beer and premium spirits, Total Beverage Solution supplies the US market with some of the world’s top brands. Founded in 2002, the company seeks to represent and own brands that have market presence but still have potential for growth. The company’s first sizeable supply contract was Greene King brewers, the producers of Old Speckled Hen and Abbot Ale. Today the portfolio includes such brands as Germany’s Weihenstephan Beer, the world’s oldest brewery; Birra Moretti, the beer in Italy; Affligem, a historic Belgian Abbey beer; Tohu Wines from the Marlborough region of New Zealand, the only Maori-owned wine company; Colombo, a D.O.C Fine marsala Wine, and Edradour Distillery, Scotland’s smallest distillery. Passionate about quality and craftsmanship, the company strives to work with producers who make the finest products and to create value and demand for each brand based on its unique qualities. With this philosophy, Total Beverage Solution has quickly earned a reputation for its market expertise and proven sales results. The company earned a prestigious spot on Beverage Industry’s June 2010 list of “Top 100 Beverage Companies of 2009.” Additionally, in the midst of another challenging year for the beverage industry, TBS surpassed $30 million in revenue in 2010. Total Beverage Solution is headquartered at 1671 Belle Isle Ave. Suite 125, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464. For more information, visit www.totalbeveragesolution.com or call (843) 881-0761.