Bell’s Brewery Expands to Delaware and Maryland

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Bell’s Brewery announced that it will begin distributing to two new states this summer – Delaware and Maryland.

N.K.S. Distributors will distribute Bell’s beer in Delaware.

Bond Distributing Company, Buck Distributing, Carey Distributors, Inc. and Wantz Distributors, Inc. will distribute Bell’s beer in Maryland.

Amber, Two Hearted, Midwestern Pale Ale, Kalamazoo Stout, Bell’s Lager (Lager of the Lakes), Porter and Oarsman Ale (all year-round brands) will be available, in addition to Oberon, Best Brown, Winter White and Smitten Golden Rye Ale (according to their seasonal releases).

Bell’s specialty beers will also be heading to these new distribution areas as production allows.

“With recent and future expansions, we are able to slowly increase our distribution footprint and we are looking forward to working with our new partners,” said Laura Bell, Bell’s Vice President.

“It is also very exciting to be able to tell our fans that we will be seeing them very soon,” she added.

More information will be released here and on social media as it becomes available.


With locations in New Castle and Milford, N.K.S. Distributors, Inc. is a leading beverage distributor of beer and other related products in Delaware.  The family owned company was founded in 1950 and has strong ties to the community with local management and comprehensive delivery services, along with sales and marketing teams in each of the communities they serve. The company believes strongly in giving back and actively participates in charitable events through both contributions and volunteering.


Bond Distributing Company, Baltimore’s third generation, family-owned and operated beer wholesaler, is celebrating 65 years of service in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Howard, Carroll, Harford, Cecil and Anne Arundel Counties. Bringing flagship brands to market for decades, Bond has expanded, embraced and excelled in becoming Baltimore’s Craft Beer Supplier through an evolving portfolio, exceptional dedication to service and understanding Retailer needs and Consumer demands. From the opening of their doors on Bond Street in Fells Point, Bond Distributing has pledged to be a vital corporate partner in the civic and charitable  endeavors of the greater Baltimore community and continues to bring great variety to the thirsty patrons they service.


Buck Distributing Company was founded in 1946 by Irwin Buck. Betty Buck, his daughter, currently serves as President, with the third generation employed in the business as well. The company is well known for support of the local community as well as charitable causes. Buck has expanded over the years and now represents a diversified portfolio of beer, wine, and spirits over a ten county area in southern Maryland and the eastern shore.


Wantz Distributors was originally founded in 1933 by Hiram B. Wantz. The company remains a fourth generation family-owned and operated company lead by President, Eric Riser. “We are committed to the people who purchase, sell, and consume our products. We strive to evolve as a sales and distribution organization focused on new brand development and innovation in the way products are brought to retail.”


In 1972, Richard N. Carey purchased William H. Givans Distributors, Inc., a 4,000 square foot warehouse. In 1974, the name was changed to Carey Distributors, Inc., which moved in 1975 to a new 10,000 square foot facility. Carey Distributors now represent over half of all beer sold in Worcester, Wicomico and Somerset counties and now occupies more than 100,000 square feet of warehouse and office space. The officers are Richard N. Carey, President, his daughter Jennifer C. Darcy, Vice President and Irene C. Carey, Secretary-Treasurer. In 2000, Terry Loughlin joined as a partner and now serves as Vice President/General Manager.

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