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…

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…

Holiday Cocktail Recipe with River City Ginger Beer 795 448 Ben

Holiday Cocktail Recipe with River City Ginger Beer

Jill and Sarah of 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…

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 [email protected] 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!

Boylan drinks
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Boylan Bottling Works

The Boylan Bottling Company has been making sodas in small batches since 1891. They weren’t the only ones making sodas back then, but unlike many of the world wide brands conceived in that same era, Boylan has remained true to its roots and committed to producing only authentic handcrafted soda. Boylan hand-crafted sodas stand on their own…

Dry Soda – All Natural Soda 450 450 Ben

Dry Soda – All Natural Soda

DRY Soda is a less sweet, all natural soda made with just four ingredients, including a little bit of pure cane sugar. Each of DRY’s seven unique flavors is perfect to sip on its own, pair with a meal or mix into cocktails. Available in: Cucumber, Juniper Berry, Vanilla Bean, Lavender, Wild Lime, Blood Orange,…

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Ramune Japanese Soda New Flavors 450 450 Ben

Ramune Japanese Soda New Flavors

The beautifully tinted, imaginatively shaped Ramune bottle, with a texture that evokes a certain feeling of warmth… Ramune has been a beloved cultural staple since the Meiji era (the mid 1800s) in Japan. Indeed, it is impossible not to feel a nostalgic charm for its unique appearance and flavor. So what is “Ramune”? Ramune is…

Q bottles
Q Superior Beverages 450 450 Ben

Q Superior Beverages

Most sodas are lousy. Designed from unpronounceable ingredients by multinational corporations, sweetened beyond recognition with high fructose corn syrup, and packaged in generic containers, the typical soda is an afterthought that adds nothing to the drinking experience. Q Drinks makes the world’s best sodas – clean, crisp, completely ungeneric beverages that stand proudly on their…