Orange County Craft Beer Distributor - Straub Distributing

Straub Distributing

About Us

About Us


Arthur “Bud” Straub – Founder Of Straub Distributing

A family owned Anheuser-Busch & Local Orange County Craft Beer Distributor serving Orange County and the Inland Empire since 1948.

We distribute an ever expanding lineup of craft beer with 17 local brands and 8 of the top nationwide brands in our portfolio. We provide more local craft brands than any other Orange County Craft beer distributor and pride ourselves on our superior service.

Straub also provides more than just beer; we have an extensive non-alcoholic beverage portfolio with popular brands in many categories as well as the leading craft chip and snack brands.

Founded by Arthur “Bud” Straub we remain a family owned business to this day.

Over the years we have grown to employ over 330 team members and are one of the largest Anheuser-Busch & Craft Beer distributors in America. We are a benchmark wholesaler in the ABI family!


Our Ownership

Founded in 1948 by Arthur ‘Bud’ Straub, Straub Distributing now celebrates over 69 years of service and local ownership.

Bud held the company reins as Orange County and Straub Distributing grew side-by-side until his passing in 1981.

In 1981 ownership passed to Bud’s four daughters and the business continued to grow as Straub dominated Orange County market share. In 1995, sales hit a staggering 12,260,000 case-equivalents.

Straub Distributing remains locally owned and is in the capable hands of the Straub daughters:

Judith S. Adams

Suzi Baker-Vaughn

Barbara Straub

Pamela Ziebarth


Our Brands

Goose Island Beer Co.
Kona Brewing Co.
Widmer Brothers Brewing
Redhook Brewery
Four Peaks Brewing
Elysian Brewing
10 Barrel Brewing
Breckenridge Brewery
Blue Point Brewing
Ninkasi Brewing Company
Golden Road Brewing
Bootlegger’s Brewery
Left Coast Brewing Co.
Barley Forge Brewing Co.
Four Sons Brewing
Cismontane Brewing Company
Drake’s Brewing Co.
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
ACE Ciders
Black Market Brewing Co.
Ritual Brewing Co.
Hangar 24 Craft Brewery
Main Street Brewery
Coronado Brewing Co.
Karl Strauss Brewing Company
Rough Draft Brewing Company
Legacy Brewing Co.
Bud Light
Michelob Ultra
Shock Top
Best Damn Tea
Rolling Rock
King Cobra
Natural Light
Natty Rush
Stella Artois
Estrella Jalisco
Kirin Ichiban
St. Pauli Girl
Copa Di Vino
Kendall-Jackson (Secondary Distributor)
Ku Soju
Sacacuento Mezcal
Tiki Draft Sangria
Icelandic Glacial
Real Water
Eternal Water
Alkaline 88
Crystal Geyser
Agua Brands
Reed’s Ginger Brew
Virgil’s Sodas
Hi Ball Organic Energy
Hi Ball Sparkling Energy Water
Sangria Senorial
Sidral Mundet
Original New York Seltzer
Alta Palla Sparkling Water
Marley Beverage Co.
Michelada Antojitos
Kettle Brand Potato Chips
Snyder’s Pretzels
Pretzel Crisp
Late July Snacks
Devil’s Backbone Brewing Company
Wicked Weed Brewing
Karbach Brewing Company
Camden Town
Birra del Borgo
Old Blue Last Lager
Cerveza Mexicali Beer
Cerveza Bocanegra
Cerveza de los Muertos

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