PHOENIX, ARIZONA, February 10, 2017– Hensley Beverage Company, widely recognized as Arizona’s leading beverage distributor, announced today the state wide distribution agreement with The Shop Beer Company, a local Tempe, Arizona craft brewery. Hensley will have The Shop Beer Company brands available for sale to licensed Arizona retail locations beginning the week of February 13, 2017. The Shop Beer Co. will be featured at a series of Arizona Beer Week events in advance of statewide distribution, kicking off this weekend in “The Village” at Strong Beer Festival held at Indian Steele Park on February 11, 2017.

Based in Tempe, Arizona, The Shop Beer Co. is located at the corner of Hardy and 1st street near the heart of downtown Tempe. With a local neighborhood pub feel featuring live music and a laid back atmosphere, the 1,000 square foot taproom and 2,000 square foot patio has quickly become a Tempe hot spot. With an innovative and passionate spirit, the Shop Beer Co. has quickly become the emerging Arizona brewery in 2017.

“We’re tremendously excited to announce our partnership with The Shop Beer Company,” said Gordon Penberthy, Brand Manager at Hensley Beverage Company. “The guys from the Shop have demonstrated their passion and drive for delivering quality brews by following their dreams, and creating popular local beer that really mirrors their unique and laid back personality. We can’t wait to join The Shop on their journey to become a larger presence in the Arizona craft beer community.”

The Shop Beer Co. year round and select seasonal and specialty beers will be available from Hensley Beverage Company throughout Arizona beginning the week of February 13, 2017.

The Shop Beer Company Year Round Selections


6.5% ABV 112 IBU

A Desert inspired Pal Ale brewed with agave syrup that gives is beer great body that contrasts the hop character yet finishes with a touch of sweetness. A great, unique beer to drink year round, cheers to the desert!


6.6% ABV 31 IPU

This American Nut Brown Ale is brewed with two coffee additions, cold brew coffee and ground whole beans. This unique method creates a smooth body and a very clean finish.


10.1% ABV 100 IBU

Here comes trouble… this big Imperial IPA has taken on a life of its own, with extreme drinkability, citrus notes and a one of a kind name makes this a must try!


6% ABV 45 IBU

A red ale with a smooth malty backbone and slightly bitter finish. This is a rebooted twist on an American classic amber ale.


9% ABV 16 IBU

This Imperial Porter is as smooth as silk! Sweet and round with a rich chocolate presence. This beer is a big ‘ol teddy bear that wants a hug!

For more information on The Shop Beer Co., make sure to visit their website at

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