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  1. Holiday Gift Ideas for the Craft Beer Fan

    By Paula Polei As the holiday season quickly approaches, searching for gift ideas can be overwhelming. With the craft beer fan in mind, BOB took a moment to compile a list of his top five favorite gifts to help you package the perfect presents. Pocket Beer Guide Collaborators Stephen Beaumont and Tim Webb have teamed up once again to combine...
  2. Happy Thanksgiving!

    By Paula Polei As everyone finalizes their holiday feasts, we would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving and to share some of our favorite craft beer cooking recipes with you. From appetizers to side dishes and desserts, we’ve tallied up our top three favorite recipes from around the Web. Beer Butter Mushrooms The combination of...
  3. Craft Beer on a Budget

    Craft Beer on a Budget By Rebecca Patrick Most of the time, we craft beer lovers don’t mind paying a bit more for a pint; the flavor and quality are worth it… to a point. Sometimes craft beer prices can be a little tough on the wallet. Rarely does one encounter a $600.00 bottle of beer like those that pop...
  4. Happy Thanksgiving!

    As everyone finalizes their craft beer selections for their holiday feasts, BOB would like to wish a Happy Thanksgiving to friends and family. While the holiday season brings on a frenzied pace of its own, remember to enjoy the simple pleasures in life – time spent with family and friends, good food, and great beer. Cheers! BOB
  5. Fresher is Better!

    Beer is a perishable product best enjoyed as fresh as possible, sort of like milk. This is mainly due to one of beer's main ingredients: hops.  While some beers use tetra-hops, a hop extract that is resistant to light’s aging effects, many other brews start to degrade as soon as they enter a glass bottle or aluminum can.  Light, temperature...
  6. Beer and Fine Dining

    As the craft beer market continues to expand, people are finally beginning to realize just how flexible and complex beer can be. Now more than ever, restaurants and individuals are starting to view beer not just as a working man’s brew, but something that can be paired with fine dining. Its complex and exotic flavors along with unique and premium...
  7. Passion First

    The best part about working in the craft beer industry is the brewers. I've never encountered a group of people more passionate about their craft (pun intended). No matter their age, state, net income, or barrel capacity, each brewer BOB encounters is driven primarily by the love of what they do. When all too often business eclipses pleasure in the workplace, craft...
  8. On the 11th Day of Christmas

    On the eleventh day of Christmas, my craft brew love gave to me... 11 Pallets Prepping! BOB’s bottles are palletized and shipped with the utmost care and concern for your craft brewery. We ship our cased items on sturdy 48X40 pallets and our bulk items on wider 56X44 pallets. The wider pallet allows us to fit more bottles per layer...
  9. On the 10th Day of Christmas

    On the tenth day of Christmas, my craft brew love gave to me... 10 Loads-a-Leaving! Beer bottles of all shapes, sizes, and colors leave our plants daily, ultimately headed for breweries across the country, the continent, and even the world. A craft brewing renaissance is well underway in the United States, and similar booms are occurring in countries across the...
  10. On the 9th Day of Christmas

    On the ninth day of Christmas, my craft brew love gave to me... 9 Friends-a-Grinning! BOB can’t do it alone, and luckily he doesn’t have to. Our dedicated sales team works daily to ensure we meet your needs. Inventory, pricing, forecasting, troubleshooting, marketing, and customer service are just a few of the things you’ll find these great people managing on...

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