Proudly Served by Those Who’ve Served
As a veteran-owned and operated company, Wild Bill’s Craft Beverage Co. does more than just serve up the most delicious, authentic, vintage sodas and craft beverages in America. We go out of our way to invest in the men and women who put their lives on the line for our great country, and for everyone who lives here.
By reimagining Wild Bill's potential Michael & Michael have been able to help dozens of their follow veterans translate their military skills into civilian professions, providing franchise opportunities to those looking for an entrepreneurial lifestyle, (Which means you get to enjoy these tasty beverages knowing you're supporting the fine folks who laid it all on the line for you!).
How it all started
Wild Bill’s Craft Beverage Company began as an event experience company centered around great-tasting soda and traveling Wild West themed pop-up retail activations more than twenty years ago. It wasn’t until recently that Wild Bill’s re-emerged and transformed into a veteran-owned and operated business dedicated to not just making amazing craft beverages, but now one that is rooted in purpose, committed to helping our nation’s heroes.
The early years
Following a visit to a Warrior Reunion Foundation Retreat, U.S. Navy Veteran Michael Quilty realized that many veterans couldn’t easily translate their skills into professions after leaving the military. The operational nature of Wild Bill’s traveling Wild West themed pop-up retail activations was a perfect fit for veterans aspiring to apply their military talent to pursue a life as an entrepreneur.
We started as an experiential beverage company, and will continue to travel the country, even as our brand portfolio grows. We’ve attended thousands of events including: New York Comic Con, Anime Expo (Los Angeles), FanX Salt Lake, Orlando MegaCon, Ohio State Fair, National Apple Harvest (PA), Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Miramar Air Show, and Phoenix Fan Fusion.
Since going into retail last October, we’ve experienced explosive growth - 450%. We have a retail footprint at more than 300 retailers nationwide. Our strategic focus is on on-premise retail. Experience-focused and independently-owned establishments create a special atmosphere that is hard to replicate elsewhere, with loyal customers that appreciate unique experiences.
Wild Bill’s unique and nostalgic flavors can be purchased directly from DrinkWildBills.com, Amazon, local retailers, and at hundreds of events annually. Order our intense, rare, hard-to-find flavors from the comfort of your home!
You are the reason we do what we do. Every time you crack open a delicious craft beverage from Wild Bill’s, you’re heading off on an adventure into flavor country. Our sodas are made with pure cane sugar and NO high fructose corn syrup! They are gluten free, caffeine free, and vegan friendly.
Whether you’re looking for a better, healthier way to mark a special occasion, pairing one of our exceptional artisanal beverages with a favorite dish or meal, or treating yourself to a reward for another day well lived, we’re here to help you #GetYourMugOn.
Our sublime, nostalgia-inducing craft beverages bring back memories of a time past. It’s a journey that will bring you back to simpler days, leaving you with a taste that lingers long in your mouth and mind. We wanted to make it even easier for you to ride with Wild Bill. Now you can order our intense, rare, hard-to-find flavors from the comfort of your home! Some of our most popular favorites are: Root Beer, Black Cherry, Orange Cream and Vanilla. Our newest refreshing flavors will remind you of summer’s past like Rocket Pop and booze-free Mojito. Great for mixing. Here’s to UNTAMED FLAVOR!
We’re as committed to serving up our traditionally crafted, (secret) authentic recipes, as we are to helping our nation’s heroes. By reimagining Wild Bill’s potential Michael & Michael have been able to help dozens of their fellow veterans translate their military skills into civilian professions, providing franchise opportunities to those looking for an entrepreneurial lifestyle. We provide other veterans with meaningful employment opportunities, removing financial roadblocks with our Veteran Franchising Program and supporting veteran non-profit organizations such as the Warrior Reunion Foundation. (Which means you get to enjoy these tasty beverages knowing you’re supporting the fine folks who laid it all on the line for you!).
“Every time I pop the top on a can of sasparilla or root beer the smell excites my tongue and I can hardly wait for that first taste.”
– Pamela Johnson
“I LOVE your sodas. It is hard to find soda with NO high fructose corn syrup.”
– Crystal B.
“I love Outlaw Orange and Vintage Vanilla Cream, and I don’t like cream soda or orange soda normally, really at all, so I don’t know what you do different, but it is great!"
– Shelby L.
"Shipped SUPER fast, and in sturdy packaging. The root beer was BY FAR the best I’ve tasted. Can’t wait to try other flavors. Will recommend, for sure."
– Connor R.
Ride with Wild Bill.
We’ve been on the trail for more than 20 years, pulling our wagon all across the nation, serving up our carefully concocted, traditionally crafted, (secret) authentic recipes at events, markets, conferences and gatherings of like-minded flavor-seekers.