1812 Brewing Company, Inc. (OTC Pink:KEGS), a popular craft brewery has recently announced a new partnership with TapRm, an e-commerce platform for independent breweries. This partnership will enable KEGS to expand its reach and provide its high-quality craft beers to beer lovers across the country.
TapRm will be responsible for hosting, co-marketing, and shipping KEGS’ beers directly to consumers in over forty-five (45) states, as well as the District of Columbia. This will allow beer enthusiasts nationwide to have access to the unique flavors and exceptional quality of KEGS’ craft beers.
“We are thrilled to partner with TapRm and bring our craft beers to a wider audience,” said Tom Schneider, President of 1812 Brewing Company. “Our beers are brewed with passion and pride, and we are excited to share them with beer enthusiasts across the country.”
The first beer to be made available through this partnership will be KEGS’ popular War of 1812 Amber Ale. The company has already started taking pre-orders for the beer, which can be made through the direct link to the Company’s site powered by TapRm.com
“We are excited to have 1812 Brewing Company join our platform and offer their unique beers to our customers,” said Jared Koerten, Director of Beverage Alcohol at TapRm. “We look forward to working together and bringing their high-quality craft beers to beer lovers everywhere.”
This new partnership will undoubtedly benefit both companies and provide beer enthusiasts with more access to high-quality craft beers from independent breweries. With the increasing demand for craft beer, this collaboration is set to make a significant impact on the beer industry and its consumers
In addition to this exciting partnership, 1812 Brewing Company has recently received recognition for its exceptional craft beers. The company was awarded the first place Gold Medal in the “American Amber” category in the 23rd Annual Great International Beer, Cider, Mead & Sake Competition. Additionally, the War of 1812 Amber Ale was awarded the Gold Medal in the “Amber Ale” category for the United States in the prestigious World Beer Awards in August 2022, and went on to represent the United States in the international competition. (www.worldbeerawards.com)
“We are honored to receive these awards and grateful for the recognition of our hard work and dedication to crafting high-quality beers,” said Schneider. “These achievements are a testament to the skill and passion of our team and reinforce our commitment to excellence in brewing.”
With these accolades and the new partnership with TapRm, 1812 Brewing Company is poised to make a significant impact on the craft beer industry and continue to provide beer lovers with exceptional, unique flavors.
About Thomas Scozzafava:
Mr. Scozzafava has over 30 years of experience in venture capital and buyout investing with the last 15 years focused within the restaurant and beverage industries. Since 2007, Mr. Scozzafava has been the Chairman and CEO of 1812 Brewing Company.
Prior to acquiring 1812 Brewing Company, Mr. Scozzafava was a senior Director of Prudential’s Merchant Banking Group, where he helped find, evaluate, negotiate, and structure leveraged buyouts of over $100 million in companies in industries that included telecommunications, media, business services, and manufacturing industries. Mr. Scozzafava also held a senior management position at Prudential Security’s employee limited partnerships, where he completed approximately 40 venture capital and LBO investments. Prior to joining Prudential, Mr. Scozzafava was member of Lehman Brothers’ Merchant Banking Group, where he analyzed leveraged buyout and growth equity investments across various industries. Mr. Scozzafava began his career with General Electric Capital Corporation, where he completed the company’s Financial Management Program while serving various analyst positions with GE Investments, GECC Vendor Financial Services, and Kidder Peabody.
From 2006 to 2007, Mr. Scozzafava co-founded and served as Vice President of Acquisitions at GreenShift Corporation, a clean-technology investment company. Mr. Scozzafava was also a founder of WiseBuys Stores, Inc. in 2003, which was acquired by Hackett’s in 2007.
In March 2006, New York State Governor George E. Pataki appointed Mr. Scozzafava to the Board of Trustees to the New York State Power Authority (“NYPA”). Mr. Scozzafava also sat on the Governance and Audit Committees of NYPA, whose mission is to provide clean, economical and reliable energy while promoting energy efficiency and innovation. NYPA had revenues of over $2.7 billion in 2007.
Mr. Scozzafava received a Bachelor of Arts cum laude (3.7 GPA) with concentrations in Economics and Mathematics with Honors distinction from Hamilton College in 1992. Mr. Scozzafava was accepted into Columbia University’s Master’s Program of Applied Mathematics in 1994 but elected not to pursue an advanced degree in Mathematics.
Since entering the hospitality industry, Mr. Scozzafava has deepened his knowledge of the industry with both hands-on experience and through the following:
- UC Davis’ Intensive Brewing Science for Practical Brewing – Davis, CA
- Lallemand Biofuels and Distilled Spirits’ The Alcohol School – Toulouse, France
- French Culinary Institute’s Artisan Breads Certificate – NYC
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