Family Owned Since 1919
Family owned, customer focused
Welcome to Brown Distributing
Brown Distributing has led the way when it comes to Virginia’s beverage distribution business, delivering more than five million cases annually. Our portfolio includes some of the best-selling domestic and craft beer brands in the world, creating constant value for more than 3,000 retail customers and their patrons. We also offer a variety of the finest ciders, seltzers, and non-alcoholic beverages on the market. At Brown, we strive to deliver what our customers want, when they need it.
Tap Into A Rewarding Career
One thing is certain — our people make it happen. Brown Distributing employs more than 200 team members of many talents. Our folks proudly represent popular beer, cider, seltzer, and non-alcoholic beverage brands distributed throughout Virginia, with our headquarters conveniently located in the Richmond area. Brown team members are passionate, professional, and always go the extra mile to serve our customers, our communities, and one another. We’re constantly in pursuit of being our best in our roles and as a team. Our Core Values are passion, teamwork, work ethic, accountability, and integrity. Ready to learn more? Scroll through our job openings and start your career in beer today!
Become A Customer
Looking to fill your fridge space with the most sought-after drinks on the market? From domestic and imported beers to craft-beer creations, our team of Beverage Brainiacs can fulfill all your beverage distribution needs. Our talented team works with your store to create an individualized selection of the biggest (and best) beverage brands — including promotional collateral and displays. Whether you need to stock your aisles or supply your bar, Brown Distributing is ready to raise the bar in every sense. Easily reorder your patrons’ favorites and rest assured knowing that we’re here to help drive growth with localized insights and much more.
“We have been with Brown Distributing since we opened our business & they set the bar to ALL other distributing companies (not just in the beverage world)! They set the example of what every distributor should be! Not just the products but their services & employees!“ Ashley King
GM at Longstreets Deli and Bar
“Brown takes the extra steps to make sure I have what I need and that I’m happy with my service. It makes my day seeing them come into the store.” Jacob Uphold
Grocery Manager at Food Lion 513
“Brown provides above and beyond service to its suppliers and retailers. They put people first in all that they do.“ Seth Plemmons
V.P. of Sales Southeast & West at Artisanal Brewing Ventures
“Brown Distributing’s promise of a commitment to local brands is what led us to partnering with them. 10 years later, that promise still holds true and we couldn’t be happier with their dedication to our brand.” Chris Ray
Owner of Center of the Universe Brewing Co
“My favorite thing about working at BDC is that it is a fourth-generation family-owned business! The team has been extremely supportive in allowing me to advance my career over the past 5 years where I have worked my way through various roles within the organization. They’ve seen my potential and encouraged me to develop it by trusting me with additional responsibilities, and continuously provide me the training and development. I am proud to be part of the BDC family!” Jodi Capps
HR Coordinator at Brown Distributing