Oskar Blues is a brand with many milestones. It launched the can craze and invented the crowler, and, as of 2016, is one of the top 10 craft brewing companies in the country. Today, as a member of Canarchy, Oskar Blues continues to push the boundaries of craft brewing. Here are a dozen things you […]
Send questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org Is beer better in a can or a bottle? Cans used to get a bad rap, associated with holding cheaper, more chuggable beer. But canned beers are much more likely to be fresher, and therefore taste better, than those held in a bottle. That’s because a can locks in the flavors […]
In June, Anchor Brewing launched its flagship Steam Beer in cans for the first time in its 122-year history. Its vessel of choice? Tall and handsome 19.2-ounce cans, also known as “stovepipe” cans. ”We wanted a single-serve option, and we saw a lot of other breweries moving into the 19.2,” Scott Ungermann, Anchor Brewing brewmaster, […]
Cocktail revolution, meet can revolution. As mixologists come up with myriad ways to please our palates, and canned beverages go from last resort to first choice, canned cocktails are booming. Historically, many canned cocktails had muted flavors and lower ABVs than their freshly made equivalents. Now, thankfully, creative companies are perfecting the RTD format. Some […]
A couple of weeks ago, Chris O’Leary of the extremely useful Brew York site tweeted photographic evidence of the trip to his 600th distinct brewery. This is insane. I haven’t been to a tenth as many, yet it still often seems like all I ever do is visit new breweries.
Ben Parsons of Infinite Monkey Theorem (IMT) and Ryan Harms of Union Wine are making waves by canning wine in two places that make perfect sense: the heartland of craft beer, Denver and Oregon. But in order for them to take advantage of the latest round of press surrounding ”wine in a can,” they must […]
Little did I know at the beginning of last week that I would not only get to experience two incredibly fun events over the next few days, but that they would be the perfect inspiration for today’s post: a BBQ fest and a wine launch party.
In just a few short months, Union Wine Co. will release their Underwood wine in a can. Union is a pretty cool company, so we’re not surprised that they’re playing around with ways to make wine approachable and fun, no matter what the vessel.