Distribution Information

While we'd love nothing more than to tell the world what stores or bars will carry or serve Ground Control, it's actually against the law for us to do so. We recommend reading our FAQ's below to help you land a bottle or pint near you. Check the hashtag #groundcontrol to see if others in your area have tracked it down. Cheers!

States of Distribution

When will Ground Control be available?

Ground Control is officially available to consumers April 13th, 2015.

Can I preorder Ground Control?
No preorder is available for Ground Control.

Can I order Ground Control directly from Ninkasi?
Legally, we cannot ship beer to individuals. Please contact your nearest distributor to see where Ground Control will be available in your area.

What retailers will have Ground Control in my area?
Our distribution partners work directly with retailers in their areas to determine who will sell Ground Control. Please contact your nearest distributor to see where Ground Control will be available near you.

I live outside of the U.S. How do I get my hands on Ground Control?
We do not distribute outside of the U.S. and Canada. Ground Control can be found in limited availability in Vancouver and Alberta, Canada.

I live in a state not listed on your distribution map. How do I purchase a bottle?
You may be able to find a third party website selling Ground Control that has a license and can ship the beer to you. Best bet? Track down someone for a bottle share!

I live on the East Coast. Any chance I can find a bottle there?
We do send special shipments to New York and Philadelphia throughout the year. If you’re looking to track down a bottle in these states, contact your nearest distributor to see if they will be carrying Ground Control:

Penn Dist.
401 Domino Lane
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 487-0300

Gretz Beer Company
710 E Main St
Norristown, PA 19401
(610) 275-0285

Union Beer Dist.
1213 Grand Street,
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 497-2407

TJ Sheehan
225 Commerce Blvd.
Liverpool, NY 13088
(315) 451-7250

Craft Beer Guild
12-14 Putt Corners Road
New Paltz, NY 12561

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