Without the Civil War, There Would Be No Vernors. Before the conflict began, James Vernor, a Detroit pharmacist, had concocted a new drink. When Vernor was called off to war in 1862, he stored the secret mixture in an oak cask in his pharmacy. After returning from battle four years later, he opened his secret keg and found the drink inside had been transformed.
Diet Rite was introduced in 1958 by the Royal Crown Co. as the first diet soft drink. With this revolutionary introduction, health-conscious soft drink lovers were finally given a choice consistent with their lifestyle – a great-tasting cola with no calories, sodium or caffeine.
Thomas Kemper Soda was first brewed by Andy Thomas and Will Kemper as alternative to beer at an Octoberfest celebration on Bainbridge Island, WA in 1990. The first Thomas Kemper Soda was handcrafted Root Beer. Thomas Kemper Sodas are still handcrafted and made with honey (although cane sugar is the primary sweetener), Madagascar vanilla, and other flavors available.
Eternal Water is sourced from Naturally Alkaline Springs. Our water filters through layers of ancient rock absorbing essential minerals making it Naturally Alkaline. These layers of rock also provide protection from pollution, providing a Pure & Pristine source of water. It arrived in this bottle as nature intended – Eternally Perfect
In 2015, a group of friends in the San Francisco/ Bay Area, CA as an idea to develop a better for you beverage, that would cater to the everyday consumer whom may have been a big purchaser of CSD products. As the founders knew, the market lacked healthy alternative beverages and wanted to be first to market infusing hemp into their developing product. Knowing the positive benefits of hemp and hemp seed oils, they developed and created an organic, natural beverage that had good for you ingredients including “superfood” hemp seed oil, which now caters to a mass consumer known as HEMP2O.
Knee Deep Brewing’s beers have received several awards; most recently and notably, our Breaking Bud IPA taking the Bronze Medal in the American IPA category at the 2016 Great American Beer Festival (you can view all our prestigious awards inside our taproom in Auburn.) Knee Deep Brewing Company has a rapidly growing reputation as we are known for our unique blends and creative outlook on brewing. We take pride in our reputation and strive to continue brewing outstanding craft beers.
Founded in 2010 by three passionate brewers, Mother Earth Brew Co. had one goal; to create distinguished, hand crafted beers that stimulate sensory conversation and a desire for the next sip. From a modest garage, to over 70,000 sq. ft., Mother Earth Brew Co. maintains our original goal – to challenge even the most discriminating beer drinker by creating complex, palate-pleasing beers, and to promote the art and science of craft beer making.
DRY Soda Company creates beautifully flavored, lightly-sweet sodas, made with just a handful of ingredients. With a commitment to simple ingredients, artistry, community, and most of all, delicious flavor, DRY Soda Co. is showing the world that not all sodas are created equal. The DRY Sparkling line features ten culinary-inspired flavors, sweetened with a touch of cane sugar, available in 12 oz. glass bottles, slim 12 oz. cans, four-packs, and seasonal 750 mL Celebration bottles.
Brewed in Hood River, Oregon, KYLA Hard Kombucha is a totally new beverage steeped in a 2,000-year history. Brewed the right way and fermented to 4.5% ABV, this is how kombucha was meant to be. KYLA has live cultures and just 2g sugar so you can have your fun and feel good too.
Located in California’s Bay Area, Napa Smith is a family owned and operated brewery that upholds the classic beer style that gave American craft beer its start. Inspired by generations of experience, Napa Smith is surrounded by the influential culture and uncompromised quality of the greatest wineries in the world. Napa Smith beers uphold the same standard; balanced recipes made from the best ingredients. Brewmaster Stein Servick leads a talented team committed to producing meticulously crafted beers with the level of quality that is universally Napa. Each of our beer labels features iconic California imagery that has a story to tell, but as for Napa Smith, our story begins and ends with being the Private Reserve of Craft Beers.