John Tacke | Dakota Beverage Company
Founded in Sioux Falls in 1953, Dakota Beverage Company started out providing only one beer brand—Blatz Beer—to licensed alcohol retailers. Today, they sell to over 1,100 retailers and offer a wide variety of major brands, including Coors Light, Miller Lite, Corona, White Claw, Blue Moon, and many more craft and local offerings. As the years have gone by, Dakota Beverage has established itself as the leader in the craft, import, domestic, and specialty beer markets. With over 300 brands representing 12 countries, Dakota Beverage has grown to become one of the most influential and successful distributors in the area.
At their core, Dakota Beverage works to take care of people. Whether it’s providing excellent customer service to clients, giving back to the community, or taking care of their 90 employees, Dakota Beverage prides itself on building lasting relationships with those throughout Southeast South Dakota.