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Republic NDC brings Sackets Harbor into Florida

sacketsharborSeaway Valley Capital Corporation, a diversified holding company, is pleased to announce that wholly owned subsidiary Sackets Harbor Brewing Company has executed a wholesale distribution agreement with Republic National Distribution Company to distribute its products throughout the state of Florida.

Including Florida, Republic and its affiliates currently have distribution capabilities in twenty states, primarily in the South and Midwest. Republic will initially market Sackets Harbor’s award winning War of 1812 Amber Ale.

“From Key West, Orlando, Jacksonville to Pensacola, 1812 Amber Ale is already becoming a new favorite in craft beer circles,” stated Brian Hill, President of Sackets Harbor Brewing Co. “Republic National now offers 1812 Amber Ale in draught as well as bottles throughout Florida, and its established relationships with prestigious retailers such as Total Wine & More, ABC Fine Wine and Spirits, and Publix Super Markets, Inc., makes Republic National a sought after craft beer distributor.” Mr. Hill continued, “With production secured at High Falls Brewing Company and the marketing capabilities of Republic National, I have little doubt that Florida will become one of our most exciting markets.”

In December 2008, the company announced that High Falls Brewing Company of Rochester, N.Y. ( had been contracted to brew the company’s War of 1812 Amber Ale.

Sackets Harbor Brewing Company craft beers can be found in restaurants and retail locations in New York, Massachusetts, Florida and Vermont. To learn more, visit .

About Sackets Harbor Brewing Company:

Sackets Harbor Brewing Company develops, produces, and markets micro brewed beers such as the award winning “War of 1812 Amber Ale” and “Railroad Red Ale” as well as “Thousand Island Pale Ale”, “1812 Amber Ale Light” and “Harbor Wheat” craft beers. Its “War of 1812 Amber Ale” is the company’s flagship brand and was the winner of a Silver Award at the 1998 World Beer Championship. The company has also developed complementary products such as Sackets Harbor Coffee and Sackets Harbor Brewing Co. Root Beer.

About Seaway Valley Capital Corporation:

Seaway Valley Capital Corporation ( makes equity, equity-related, and debt investments in companies that require expansion capital. Seaway also seeks investments in leveraged buyouts and restructurings. Seaway will consider investment opportunities in a number of different industries, including retail, restaurants, consumer products, media, business services, manufacturing, and select technologies. Seaway Valley’s current portfolio consists of the following companies: Hackett’s Stores, Inc. (HCKE.PK), Alteri Bakery, Inc., Sackets Harbor Brewing Company, North Country Farms, LLC, and Seaway Restaurant Group.

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