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Top 5 Non-Alcoholic Holiday Craft Beverages and Mixers for 2020 980 653 bdggadmn

Top 5 Non-Alcoholic Holiday Craft Beverages and Mixers for 2020

Holiday Season 2020 – a little something different!?!? With Covid-19 still raging through many of our communities it seems pretty certain that we will be inside with just our children and immediate family during this 2020 holiday season. We won’t travel across the country to visit relatives for exciting Thanksgivings full of extended family, or…

California’s 10 Best Local Craft Soda Brands 980 550 bdggadmn

California’s 10 Best Local Craft Soda Brands

California – A Mecca of Craft Soda 10 Brands!  Yes, Californians produce 10 great brands of craft soda!  California is a big state, but that’s a lot of craft soda brands.  Each brand represents the unique vision of its founders or its location in California. This is the kind of soda you remember drinking as…

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How Much Does Beverage Warehousing Cost in Northern CA? 980 735 Ben

How Much Does Beverage Warehousing Cost in Northern CA?

If you are looking for Beverage Warehousing services in Northern California, it’s important to get an idea of how much they will cost. This article explains many of the most common charges for Beverage Warehousing so you can make a wise decision.

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Top 5 Craft Beverage Distributors In Sacramento, CA 980 653 Ben

Top 5 Craft Beverage Distributors In Sacramento, CA

Beverage Distributors work quietly in the background delivering sodas, juices, teas, waters, spirits, beer, wine, and other delicious drinks to your local stores, restaurants, bars, entertainment venues, and more. Pepsi, Coca Cola, and Anheuser-Busch are probably three of the most well known beverage distributors in any market worldwide, but in your local area there are…

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What is Warehousing? 2000 1333 Ben

What is Warehousing?

What is warehousing?  That’s a question I was asking myself not too long ago.  I had never heard of it, but now that I understand it, the concept is quite simple. Warehousing, in its simplest form is the storage of goods for others.  Generally it means storing goods that are palletized, which means stored on…

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New Directions at Blue Dog Beverage 2560 1707 Ben

New Directions at Blue Dog Beverage

In April 2019, Ben and Shari Anders, brave and intrepid adventurers that they are, set sail on a new adventure when they purchased Blue Dog Beverage, a craft beverage distribution company from its founders, Janet and Bob Lake.  Ben and Shari bring new energy and direction to Blue Dog.  They come with diverse experience in…

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Holiday Cocktail Recipe with River City Ginger Beer 795 448 Ben

Holiday Cocktail Recipe with River City Ginger Beer

Jill and Sarah of awildrumpus.com posted to their blog this terrific recipe for a Holiday Cranberry Apple Moscow Mule using River City Ginger Beer. As they describe it, “It’s like Christmas in a cup”. Our River City Ginger Beer adds just the right amount of spiciness to this delicious cocktail!

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Boots Beverages Bellville, Texas 1100 1100 Ben

Boots Beverages Bellville, Texas

Boots Beverages of Bellville Texas. Boots Beverages was created by Mark Kristen’s father, Boots Kristen, when Kristen Distributing was little more than a bottling company. They bottled things like Dr. Pepper, Nesbitt, 7Up, and Frosty Root Beer. Boots Beverages featured seasonal flavors, similar to craft beers today. People didn’t have much in those days. Getting…

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Craig enjoying River City Root Beer! 1125 1260 Ben

Craig enjoying River City Root Beer!

Blue Dog’s good friend Craig enjoying an ice cold River City Root Beer at The Fremont Diner in Sonoma. Send us your pics enjoying anyone of the River City brands at info@bluedogbeverage.com and we will post your picture. Stop by The Fremont Diner, the menu is simply delicious.

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River City Ginger Beer in Sac Town Magazine 2560 1822 Ben

River City Ginger Beer in Sac Town Magazine

We got a shout out in Sac Town Magazine!

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Silk Road Mediterranean Refershers 1100 1100 Ben

Silk Road Mediterranean Refershers

Award winning local soda!  It all  started with their Grandma’s recipe and a desire to share culture through a flavor first described by Hippocrates. They added their our own sparkle, kept it organic, and used just enough pure cane sugar to stay true to its heritage. The drink is a modern spin on a drink…

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River City Root Beer in the Sacramento Bee! 1000 1000 Ben

River City Root Beer in the Sacramento Bee!

Recently the Sacramento Bee featured River City Root Beer in its feature “How to Sip and Savor like a Sacramentan”.  Our Creamy River City Root Beer is crafted to pair with Ice Cream!  Check out the Bee article!