LIST: Top 30 US Beer Distributors

Here is the top 30 list of Beer Distributors by volume, via Harry Schumacher and Beer Business Daily:

1. Anheuser-Busch, Inc.
St. Louis, Missouri
Case Volume: 135 million (est.)
Dollar Sales: $3 billion (est.)
Principals: ABI Management

2. Reyes Beverage Group
Chicago, Illinois
Case Volume: 102 million
Dollar Sales: $2.2 billion
Principals: Reyes family
Major Suppliers: MillerCoors, Crown, HUSA

3. Silver Eagle Distributors
Houston, Texas
Case Volume: 48.2 million
Dollar Sales: $987.7 million
Principals: John Nau III
Major Suppliers: ABI, Crown, NAB

4. Ben E. Keith Beverages
Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas
Case Volume: 39 million
Dollar Sales: $780 million
Principals: Hallam family
Major Suppliers: A-B

5. Hand Family Co.
Clarksville, Tennessee
Case Volume: 39 million
Dollar Sales: $650 million in revenues
Principals: J.R. Hand
Major Suppliers: ABI

6. L. Knife & Son
Multistate
Case Volume: 35 million (est)
Dollar Sales: $750 million (est)
Principals: Timothy Sheehan
Major Suppliers: A-B, Craft division

7. Columbia Distributing
Kent, Washington
Case Volume: 35 million
Dollar Sales: $675 million
Principals: Gregg Christiansen
Major Suppliers: MillerCoors, Crown, HUSA, Pabst

8. Manhattan Beer Distributors
New York
Case Volume: 34,210,000
Dollar Sales: $735 million
Principals: Simon Bergson
Major Suppliers: MillerCoors, Crown, Boston Beer

9. Glazer’s Family of Cos.
Dallas, Texas
Case Volume: 31 million
Dollar Sales:  $560 million
Principals: Bennet Glazer
Major Suppliers: MillerCoors, Crown, HUSA

10. L&F Distributors, LTD 
The Rio Grand Valley, Texas
Case Volume: 30 million (est)
Dollar Sales: $480 million (est)
Principals: LaMantia family
Major Suppliers: ABI

11. Crescent Crown Distributing
Phoenix, AZ / New Orleans, LA
Case Volume: 28 million
Dollar Sales: $520 million
Principals: James R. Moffett Jr.
Major Suppliers: MillerCoors, Crown, HUSA

12. Gold Coast Beverage Distributors Inc.
Miami, Florida
Case Volume: 27 million
Dollar Sales: $648 million
Principals: Frank Schwiep
Major Suppliers: MillerCoors, Crown, HUSA

13. Andrews Distributing Cos.
Dallas, Texas
Case Volume: 26,635,145
Dollar Sales: $587,102,371
Principals: Barry Andrews
Major Suppliers: MillerCoors, Crown, HUSA

14. JJ Taylor Companies
Jupiter, Florida
Case Volume: 26.5 million
Dollar Sales: $495 million
Principals: John J. Taylor III
Major Suppliers: MillerCoors, HUSA, Boston Beer

15. DBI Beverage
San Francisco, CA
Case Volume: 25,979,763
Dollar Sales: $497,321,075
Principals: Jeff Skinner
Major Suppliers: MillerCoors, HUSA, Boston Beer

16. Topa Equities, Inc. (Anderson)
Los Angeles, California
Case Volume: 20 million (est.)
Dollar Sales: $420 million (est.)
Principals: John Anderson
Major Suppliers: ABI, Crown, Boston Beer

17. RA Jeffreys
North Carolina
Case Volume: 20 million (est.)
Dollar Sales: $360 million (est.)
Principals: Robert A. Jeffreys
Major Suppliers: A-B

18. Hensley Beverage Co.
Phoenix, AZ
Case Volume: 19,978,123
Dollar Sales: $372 million
Principals: Robert Delgado, the McCain family
Major Suppliers: A-B

19. Origlio Beverage
Philadelphia, PA
Case Volume: 19 million
Dollar Sales: $365 million
Principals: Origlio/Honickman
Major Suppliers: MillerCoors, Yuengling, Pabst

20. Superior Beverage Group
Columbus, Ohio
Case Volume: 18 million
Dollar Sales: $339 million
Principals: John M. Antonucci
Major Suppliers: MillerCoors, Crown, HUSA

21. The Banko Family
New Jersey
Case Volume: 17 million (est)
Dollar Sales: $240 million (est)
Principals: Mary Ellen (Banko) Racz
Major Suppliers: MillerCoors, Crown, HUSA

22. Heidelberg Distributing
Midwest
Case Volume: 16,614,779
Dollar Sales: $296,193,860
Principals: Vail Miller Jr.
Major Suppliers: ABI, Crown, HUSA

23. Standard Sales Co., LP
Colorado Springs, CO
Case Volume: 15.6 million
Dollar Sales: $310 million
Principals: Lanny Layman
Major Suppliers: A-B

24. Frank B. Fuhrer Wholesale Co.
Pittsburgh, PA
Case Volume: 15,460,439
Dollar Sales: $242,378,905
Principals: Frank Fuhrer II
Major Suppliers: A-B, Boston Beer, Crown

25. Monarch Beverage
Indianapolis, Indiana
Case Volume: 15,056,274
Dollar Sales: $254 million
Principals: Phillip A. Terry
Major Suppliers: MillerCoors, Crown, HUSA

26. West Side Beer Distributing
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Case Volume: 15 million (est.)
Dollar Sales: $290 million (est.)
Principals: Don and Keith Klopcic
Major Suppliers: A-B, Boston Beer, NAB

27. Gulf Distributing Holdings
Alabama
Case Volume: 13,574,000
Dollar Sales: $249.5 million
Principals: Elliot Maisel
Major Suppliers: MillerCoors, HUSA, Crown

28. The House of LaRose
Brecksville, Ohio
Case Volume: 11.8 million
Dollar Sales: 182 million
Principals: LaRose family
Major Suppliers: ABI

29. Houston Distributing Co.
Houston, Texas
Case volume:  11 million
Dollar sales:  $210 million
Major Suppliers:  MillerCoors, HUSA, Gambrinus
Principal:  Bo Huggins

30. Clare Rose 
East Yaphank, New York
Case Volume: 10,950,000
Dollar Sales: $210 million
Principals: Sean Rose
Major Suppliers: ABI, HUSA

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