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Cigar City Brewing (CCB) will continue their international expansion from their Tampa-based brewery’s distribution network in the United Kingdom. CCB will partner with James Clay, UK’s leading craft  beer distribution. This will include the award-winning Jai Alai IPA that will be throughout Britain. Twelve-ounce cans and kegs of Jai Alai IPA, Invasion Tropical Pale Ale, Maduro Brown Ale, Florida Cracker Belgian-style White Ale, and the newest CCB’s year-round offering, Guayabera Citra Pale Ale, began to arrive in the UK earlier this month.

CANarachy looking to make a strong presence in the UK beside Oskar Blues Brewery, CCB enters the UK market with strong and sustainable growth. In the United Staets, CCB has grew by 60% in 2018 and became 2nd in best-selling craft six-pack can in Total US Multi-Outlet and Convenience.

Market launch will take place throughout Scotland, Wales, and England on Friday, November 16th at ten world-renowned beer venues; during this James Clay representatives will educate attendees about CCB’s unique history and offerings.

Matthew Eyre, James Clay Head of Sales, said, “Cigar City Brewing is a beacon in the global beer scene, epitomizing the energy, creativity and quality of US craft beer. We are taking great care to ensure UK beer lovers can appreciate Cigar City Brewing’s phenomenal Jai Alai IPA in perfect condition through a cold shipping and storage chain. With such a huge array of beers available in the UK market, only the world’s finest beers will stand out. We are delighted that through our partnership with Cigar City Brewing, we can offer UK beer lovers just this.”

“We’re thrilled to bring our Florida-inspired beers to the craft beer enthusiasts of the UK,” said CCB’s El Lector Neil Callaghan. “British beer finds a wonderful balance between innovation and tradition, and we’ve been inspired by the British beer community since our inception. After collaborating with some fantastic breweries in the UK and participating in UK beer festivals for years, we’re finally able to deliver Cigar City Brewing’s dynamic beers to Britons full-time, thanks to the help of the amazing folks at James Clay. Nobody knows the UK beer market better than James Clay’s team, so we know we’re in good hands.”

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