History of LaMonica Beverages

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LaMonica Beverages, Inc. was founded in 1988 when Michael J. LaMonica purchased Bell Beverage Company. The LaMonica Beverages warehouse is located in Loves Park, Illinois. Our locally owned warehouse services over 900 accounts in Winnebago, Boone, areas of McHenry, Ogle, and DeKalb Counties. Rockford, IL is the main city in our territory and forms the center of our distribution area.

We are proud to carry the full line of AB-InBev products including the Budweiser Family, Michelob Ultra, Shock Top, Stella Artois, Beck’s, Goose Island, 10 Barrel Brewing and Elysian. We are proud to carry the full line of Constellation Import Brands including Corona and Modelo Especial. We also feature a strategic portfolio of some of the industry’s hottest craft brands… including Bell’s, Founders, Goose Island, Shiner, Schlafly, O’Fallon, the CBA Brands of Kona, Red Hook, and Widmer Brothers. In addition to alcohol products, we also sell Voss Water, Evian Water, Arizona Teas, Nesquik Milk by Nestle, Calypso Lemonade, and various other soft drinks. And finally, we now have available a full line of high-end wines, spirits, cordials, and mixers. From top-shelf imported spirits from all over the world to some of the most affordable spirits for your rail.

LaMonica Beverages has over 60 beer-selling specialists who work diligently to ensure that Northern Illinois receives brewery fresh Budweiser and our complete family of beers. Our primary mission is to exceed customer expectations in all areas in which we operate. We challenge ourselves each day to complete this mission in our sales promotions, each sales call, our standards, and all activities.

Finally, we believe that beer, consumed in moderation, is part of a healthy lifestyle. We believe that legal age adults should enjoy our products responsibly.

We are proud to be part of the beverage landscape in Northern, Illinois, and look forward to supporting your local area businesses, and the community for many years to come.