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Appalachian Mountain Brewery Announces Engagement of Grant Thornton LLP for Valuation Services

BOONE, N.C., Aug. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Appalachian Mountain Brewery, Inc. (“AMB”) (HOPS) announced today it has engaged Grant Thornton LLP, the sixth-largest accounting firm in the US, to provide AMB management and its Board with a fair value estimate and information that will be used for corporate strategy management decisions as AMB continues to explore a Regulation A+ offering and potential uplist to the OTC Markets QX Best Market.

“As we continue to execute our long-term growth plan it is essential to have a reliable valuation to help navigate the capital markets,” stated AMB CEO Sean Spiegelman, continuing, “We believe the Grant Thornton engagement supports our commitment to building shareholder value and corporate transparency.”

About Grant Thornton LLP
Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenue in excess of $1.56 billion and operates 58 offices across the United States with more than 565 partners and 8,000+ employees. Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment, or innovation. http://www.grantthornton.com

About Appalachian Mountain Brewery, Inc.
Comprised of two wholly-owned subsidiaries, its craft beer business “Appalachian Mountain Brewery, LLC” is dedicated to making seriously delicious craft beer while focusing its business model on community, sustainability and philanthropy. Winner of numerous medals and awards, the Brewery brews and offers for sale many different craft beers. Its wholly-owned subsidiary “FarmToFlame, LLC” operates a food truck that features a unique wood fired oven in the truck, providing our customers with a casual dining experience that balances innovation and sustainability. Appalachian Mountain Cidery makes a hard cider using third generation locally grown North Carolina apples. Both subsidiaries have received the prestigious official certification by ASAP (Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project) for Western North Carolina grown and produced products.

For further information:
Website: amb.beer
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/appalachianmountain.brewery
Awards: www.usopenbeer.com
Sustainability: http://appalachianmountainbrewery.com/sites/all/modules/custom/amb_core/modules/amb_home/files/AMB_Sustainability_Report_2015.pdf
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AMBrewery
We Can So You Can, Inc. Foundation: https://wecansoyoucan.org/

FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS

This release contains certain “forward-looking statements” relating to the business of AMB and its subsidiary companies, which can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “estimates,” “believes,” “anticipates,” “intends,” "expects” and similar expressions. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to be materially different from those described herein as anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. Certain of these risks and uncertainties are or will be described in greater detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements are based on AMB’s current expectations and beliefs concerning future developments and their potential effects on AMB. There can be no assurance that future developments affecting AMB will be those anticipated by AMB. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties (some of which are beyond the control of the Company) or other assumptions that may cause actual actions taken or results or performance to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. AMB undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required under applicable securities laws.


Contact: Sean Spiegelman, CEO Sean@amb.beer

Source:Appalachian Mountain Brewery, Inc.