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BREAKING | Great Lakes Brewing Co. Launches New Canning Line, Warehouse Facility

October 15, 2020 |

Three years ago, Great Lakes Brewing Company  (GLBC) made the leap and began canning various beers, including seasonal favorite Rally Drum Red Ale and an earlier offering, Turntable Pils. Starting in 2020, the brewery moved their flagship beer, Dortmunder Gold Lager, to cans, as well as their Great Lakes IPA. Another year-round superstar, Hazecraft IPA, soon found its way into the lineup as well. And just this week, GLBC shared more exciting news: a new canning line and warehouse facility recently opened in Strongsville, Ohio, a Cleveland suburb. GLBC now has the ability to can its beer closer to home, and offer a larger variety of brands starting in 2021.

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Off Color Brewing to Add Cans to its Diverse Packaging Portfolio

September 19, 2019 |

Off Color Brewing has built its vibrant niche in the brewing community by doing things differently. Known for experimentation in its wide array of curious beers – and sake – the Chicago brewing destination is also familiar with experiments in packaging. Last year, Off Color brought the small-format 250ml bottle format to Chicago. Now, it’s joining a variety of its Chicago colleagues by announcing that its beer will soon be available in 16oz cans. Here are the details on Off Color’s recent packaging announcement, along with what Chicago beer drinkers should expect. 

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Soulcraft Aims For A Greater Audience By Transitioning to Cans

August 9, 2018 |

CAN YOU?  What single element can turn previously laid-back fun-loving brewers into nose-to-the-grindstone workers? Oh, that could only be…success. CEO and Head Brewer Mike LaCroix of Soulcraft Brewery in Salida, CO and his team are transitioning from very limited bottling to full-out canning.

On his first day off in three weeks, he takes some time to breathe and reflect on this next transition: The “big spark” he believes will revolutionize this small brewery into a nationally recognized brand.

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Alpine Beer Co. Debuts New Beers, Limited Releases and Canned Offerings in 2017

February 16, 2017 |

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2017 is starting to look extra hoppy! Nestled in the Cuyamaca Mountain foothills, Green Flash Brewing Co. subsidiary, Alpine Beer Company in San Diego County will be introducing a few changes that include some new year round beers, limited releases and, for the first time, the release of two beers in cans. Read More

The PorchCast | Episode 28 Marty Jones & Parade of Darks

November 29, 2016 |

Not many people have had a more storied history in Colorado craft beer as Marty Jones. He’s the brains behind such iconic slogans as Great Divide’s “Great Minds Drink Alike”, Oskar Blues’ “Canned Beer Apocalypse” and New Belgium’s “Contents Under Pleasure”. Along that same vein, Marty was also one of the early pioneers advocating for the practice of canning craft beer both at Oskar Blues and later at Wynkoop Brewing.

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Fort Collins Brewery & Tavern Announces Rebrand and Canning Line

February 9, 2016 |

Fort Collins Brewery & Tavern has recently announced that they will soon begin canning and plan to release new recipe batches. Along with this news came another announcement about a … Read More

Weekly Growler Fill | National Beer News Roundup

November 9, 2015 |

SweetWater sets its sights on a westward expansion, Call of Duty has a beer, and the supply of cans is getting tight. We’ve got some great craft beer news this week so put on your thinking cap, grab a beer, and read the details in this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill.

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Draft Top Looks To Transform The Standard Beer Can

September 29, 2015 |

From beer can to pint glass, two co-workers with the entrepreneurial spirit came together to create a device that has the potential to change how we use the standard beer can forever.

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Pipeworks | Blood of the Unicorn

August 3, 2015 |

Here at Porchdrinking, Pipeworks Brewing has been mentioned numerous times over the past couple years. But somehow, showcasing a Pipeworks beer has yet to happen. Granted, they’re known for their smaller batch, one-and-done beers that would sell out quickly. So by the time a beer could be reviewed, it’d most likely already be sold out, and we’d just leave you wanting.

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Weekly Growler Fill | National Beer News Roundup

July 27, 2015 |

Lululemon is in the business of brewing, Odell will start canning, and Venezuelans might have a hard time finding beer in the near future. What is the world coming to? Find out the details in this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill.

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