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Altered Craft and Special Operations Forces Brewing Partner to Support Vets & Craft Beer to the TB

Updated: Jun 12, 2023

Largo, FL - Altered Craft Distribution, a leading hyper-local craft beverage distributor, and Special Operations Forces Brewing (SOF), a local, disabled veteran owned FL brewery are pleased to announce a new partnership that will bring SOF Beer to the masses in the Tampa Bay area. SOF is operating under parent company Cannonball Connect, LLC, a new beverage company helping product develop, manufacture and introduce unique beverages. The first RE-release from the SOF Brewing team is For Patriots, an American Blonde.

Under this new partnership, Altered Craft Distribution will be the exclusive distributor of SOF Brewing and all Cannonball products in the Tampa Bay area. SOF is re-releasing it's For Patriots American Blonde after a tumultuous Covid era that saw the brewery being rendered shut down for multiple reasons related to the pandemic. We are excited to bring this team, their story and beers to the market.

"We are honored to partner with SOF and support their mission of giving back to our military community, their comeback story, and their easy drinking craft beers to the marketplace" said Mike Ryan, Co-owner of Altered Craft Distribution. "Their commitment to highest quality product and service fits within our ethos and we look forward to helping them relaunch the brand and expand our portfolio to truly offer the best offerings in the Tampa Bay Area and beyond.

“When seeking a distribution partner, Altered Craft Distribution offers the sales, coverage area, service culture, and growth potential to support our Bay Area plans and expectations, said Matthew Juaire, CEO of Cannonball, SOF's new parent company. “We've known Mike Jacob for some time and are impressed by the Altered Craft team. Can't wait to get started with them, and introduce you to the SOF team and their incredible stories of service and love for on the lookout for SOF, For Patriots!"

The Altered Craft distribution area covers Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco, Hernando, Manatee, and Sarasota countries.

About Altered Craft Distribution

Altered Craft Distribution is a craft beverage distributor based in Largo, Florida. Their mission is to provide customers with unique and flavorful craft beverages sourced from independent, small-batch producers. For more information, visit

About Special Operations Forces Brewing

Special Operations Forces Brewing is a disabled veteran-owned and operated brewery dedicated to making quality, clean and drinkable craft beers while supporting U.S. military veterans and first responders. Founded by former members of our Special Operations Forces community, their history of excellence bubbled over to crafting outstanding beers while serving and providing meaningful support for FL veterans and first responders.

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