Appalachian Mountain Brewery filed its Form-D with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and North Carolina Securities Division. AMB officially began its Preferred B Stock-based offering and already secured significant initial expansion capital as part of an overall funding program. The initial capitalization has allowed the company to make the purchase of additional brewing equipment and a Cask Semi-Automated Canning System, which will significantly expand its capacity and allow the brewery to offer distribution of four beer styles in cans throughout North Carolina.
The Cask system is capable of producing a reliable 70 cans per minute or up to 175 cases per hour with multiple can heights of 12 or 16 ounces and is fully scalable for future growth. Appalachian Mountain Brewery plans on releasing multiple beers in 22-ounce bottles in late February and 12-ounce cans by mid July.
Appalachian Mountain also announced the opening of its food service subsidiary on April 1, 2014, The Mobile Food Service, which will allow AMB to offer its wood-fired menu to brewery customers and for off-site catering and delivery service as well. The food truck will employ solar panels, bio-diesel fuel and compostable utensils, supporting the High Country’s farming community by purchasing locally.