Distributors Map

History

J&L Ventures has been growing rapidly by acquiring beer distributiors in Georgia and South Carolina for the past decade.

December 2012 
Acquired Gusto Brands, Inc. (LaGrange, GA), and consolidated into Jackson Beverage, LLC (Griffin, GA). Two warehouses will be maintained; one located in Griffin and one in LaGrange. Primary suppliers: Coors, Pabst, United Brands, Winery Exchange, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, National Beverage, Sundance Beverage, Nestle USA, Sunny Delight, Neuro, Vita Coco, and Fiji Water.

September 2012
Acquired Flint Beverage, Inc., (Albany, GA), and consolidated this operation into Better Brands of South Georgia, LLC. Primary suppliers: Crown Imports, Heineken USA, Pabst, Gambrinus, Fusion Projects, United Brands, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, National Beverage, Sundance Beverage, Nestle USA, Carolina Beverage, Sunny Delight, Neuro, Vita Coco, and Fiji Water.

October 2009
Acquired craft beer portfolio of Republic National (Columbia, SC) and consolidated into Beverage South of Aiken/Columbia. Primary suppliers: Boston Beer, Terrapin, and Dundee.

November 2007
Acquired Capital Wine and Spirits (Columbia, SC) and consolidated into Beverage South of Aiken/Columbia. Primary suppliers: Miller, Coors, and Diageo.

August 2006
Acquired several distribution counties from Carolina Beer into Beverage South of Aiken-Columbia territory. Primary suppliers: Coors and Heineken USA.

August 2006
Acquired Yahnis Midlands (Columbia, SC), and consolidated into Beverage South of Aiken-Columbia. Primary suppliers: Miller, Heineken, Yuengling, and Pabst.

October 2005
Acquired Aiken Produce Company (Aiken, SC), and renamed Beverage South of Aiken. Primary suppliers: Miller, Coors, Heineken, Diageo, Crown Imports, and Pabst.

November 2004
Acquired Jackson Beverages (Griffin, GA). Primary suppliers: Miller, Diageo, and Heineken.

March 2004
Acquired Beverage South (Augusta, GA). Primary suppliers: Miller, Coors, Diageo, and Pabst.

February 2004
Acquired Macon Beverage Company (Macon, GA). Primary suppliers: Miller and Diageo.

March 2003
Acquired North Georgia Distributing Company (Rome, GA). Primary suppliers: Miller, Coors, Diageo, Pabst, and Heineken.

March 2003
Acquired Better Brands of South Georgia (Albany, GA). Primary suppliers: Miller, Coors and Diageo.

June 2002
Acquired Classic City Beverages (Athens, GA). Primary suppliers: Coors, Diageo, and Pabst.

North Georgia Distributing Co: Rome, GA Classic City Beverages: Athens, GA Jackson Beverages: Griffin, GA Triangle Wholesalers: Columbus, GA Macon Beverage Company: Macon, GA Beverage South: Augusta, GA Better Brands of South Georgia: Albany & Valdosta, GA Beverage South of Aiken Columbia: West Columbia, SC