CANvitational beer festival to launch

Indianapolis-based craft brewer Sun King Brewery is planning to hold a festival of canned beer. On 28 September the beer hosts the inaugural CANvitational, tan event it describes as Midwest’s first-ever canned craft beer festival. More than 30 craft breweries will be at the event representing 16 states. “We’re incredibly excited to share the beers […]


Rexam gets Big Wood deal

Controversial drinks maker Big Wood Brewery has launched four premium craft beers in Rexam cans. The brewer has launched four of its award-winning craft beers in cans. Jack Savage, Morning Wood, Bark Bite and Bad Axe are available now in Rexam 16oz cans. Jack Savage American Pale Ale is made from all American hops, while […]

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Brewer introduces canned food

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery has unveiled a line of canned food inspired by its ales. The brewer, based in Delaware US, has used ingredients infused with beers, which will be available at select retailers and at the company’s new food truck. The canned line features hard-tack chowder, which is infused with 60 Minute IPA and […]


Founders Brewery forced to delay can launch

Founders Brewery has been forced to postpone the launch of its canned seasonal All Day IPA. The brewer, launched in 1997 by co-founders Mike Stevens and Dave Engbers, said a “perfect storm” of events meant it would not be introducing the new package launch of All Day IPA in 12-pack cans in July. The brewer […]


UK brewer claims first micro-canning line

Camden Town Brewery has claimed to the be the first craft brewer in the UK to install a micro-canning line. The brewer, based in north London, is remaining pretty tight lipped about can sizes but hopes to begin production in June. What has been revealed is that the line is made by Cask Brewing Systems […]

Unite calls for brewery boycott

A union is calling for a boycott of a brewer and canner after it made workers redundant. The union Unite is calling for the boycott of Cains-branded beers to support workers at Liverpool’s historic brewery in their redundancy fight. Oversees competition is being blamed for the closure of a supermarket own label and canning operation. […]

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