Anheuser-Busch Wholesalers, together with 12 breweries and a vast network of shippers, provide the most extensive and effective beer distribution system in the brewing industry. Refrigerated warehouses and computer-based inventory systems make sure our Retailers and Customers get the freshest, highest-quality beer available anywhere. Gold Coast Eagle Distributing was created when John W. Saputo purchased the distributorship from the Goodman family (Twin City Distributors) on November 1, 1996. Mr. Saputo has managed or owned distributorships in Michigan, New York, and North Carolina before coming to Florida. The company sells and markets all brands produced by Anheuser-Busch, Modelo/Corona, Monster Energy Drinks, Icelandic Glacial Water, and many Import and Craft beers among Manatee and Sarasota Counties in Southwest Florida. (See our list of suppliers below). The company services over 1400 supermarkets, convenient stores, bars, restaurants, clubs and taverns on a weekly basis. The company employs about 160 sales, service and support associates and runs 40 trucks per day. Gold Coast Eagle Distributing is the 46th largest of 750 Anheuser-Busch Beer Distributors in the United States. Gold Coast Eagle Distributing is located off of University Parkway in the fast-developing community of Lakewood Ranch. This new 160,000 sq. ft. building, includes a beautiful Hospitality House equipped with a fully funtioning Tasting Rotunda, Beer Garden, and Conference Room that will hold up to 600 people! This State of the Art "estate" sits on 23 acres of land and is handsomely decorated and stunningly landscaped. At Gold Coast Eagle, we pride ourselves on our values, mission statement, vision and commitment to our customers. Gold Coast Eagle’s mission statement reads: "To be recognized by our retailers, the consumer, and the community as totally dedicated to the principles of customer satisfaction in our honest, timely, and a positive approach to servicing, selling and merchandising quality Anheuser-Busch beers in our trade area". Gold Coast Eagle’s Vision and Customer Satisfaction Statement reads- Promise 100%, Deliver 110%. It is our wish that our company values reflect our family values and our country’s values.
Gold Coast Eagle Distributing is involved with over 400 charitable events in Sarasota and Manatee counties each year. We participate in local Golf Tournaments, Volleyball Tournaments, Festivals, Galas, Balls, Block Parties, Poker Runs, Bike Rally’s, Boat Races, Boat and Car Shows, Dinner and Auction Parties, Bake Offs, Luncheons, Marathons, Concerts, Parades, Hob Nobs, etc.
Gold Coast Eagle Distributing's beer suppliers include: Anheuser-Busch/InBev Crown Imports (Corona and Modelo Brands) Monster Energy Icelandic Glacial Water United States Beverage Company High Falls Brewery Seagram's Coolers Hook & Ladder Brewing Company