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  1. Craft Beer Educational Resources

    By: Paula Polei It’s back to school time! Have you thought about brushing up on your craft beer education? Or, maybe you are ready to further your appreciation of craft beer. Whatever the case (no pun intended), BOB compiled a list of the top five educational resources to get you started or advance your education. 1. CraftBeer.com’s Beer 101 Course...
  2. Upcoming Craft Beer Festivals

    By: Paula Polei Summertime means awesome craft beer festivals. Regardless of where you live, chances are, there are some remarkable craft beer festivals taking place near you this summer. If you are near one of these craft beer festivals, you should check them out to sample some of the finest craft beers in America. Michigan Brewers Guild Summer Beer Festival...
  3. The Latest News from BOB

    June 2017 Newsletter WELCOME Thanks to all the craft brewers who stopped by the Ardagh Group booth to visit BOB during the 2017 Craft Brewers Conference. We enjoyed seeing everyone and appreciated your feedback on the next bottle design available from BOB. Stay tuned for updates as we plan to launch our new 375ml bottle in the future. Since returning...
  4. New 12oz Flint (Clear) Beer Bottle from BOB

    By: Paula Polei BOB is excited to welcome a 12oz flint (clear) bottle to his portfolio of craft beer bottles! The Clear Peak is the first flint bottle to be offered on the BOB site. Manufactured in the U.S. using 100 percent and endlessly recyclable flint glass, the 12oz Clear Peak bottle with twist-off closure is now available for purchase...
  5. 2017 Summer Craft Beer Releases

    By: Paula Polei Now that the official beginning of summer is just around the corner, many of BOB’s craft beer friends have their summer seasonal beers available. BOB wanted to share five highly recommended craft beer summer seasonals that are perfect for your neighbor’s bonfire or backyard BBQ. If you are in the right location near these awesome breweries, I...
  6. 2017 Craft Brewers Conference Wrap Up

    By: Paula Polei BOB is still recovering from a wonderful week in the nation’s capital, hanging out with all of his craft brewer friends at this year’s Craft Brewers Conference (CBC). Having been a part of this tremendous event for the past 11 years, we can’t help but reflect on how much the Conference has grown and what that says...
  7. The Next BOB Bottle

    By: Paula Polei The time has come! The Craft Brewers Conference will take place on April 11-13 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. This year, we’ll be in booth #1935. We know craft brewers are always looking for the new, beautiful bottle designs to package their most treasured assets. That’s why we’ve decided to launch a...
  8. Malt: Identifying its Flavor and What it Means for your Beer

    #main ul li{ font-family: sans-serif;} By: Paula Polei I want to take you back in time. My first real beer show was the Great American Beer Festival and I was pretty new to the craft beer scene. Being a little naïve, I was fearful of sampling any dark craft beer because I thought it would be too rich and filling...
  9. New Glarus Brewing Company Makes a Promise to Stay Local

    By: Paula Polei It is a well-known fact that New Glarus Brewing Company’s craft beer is only sold within the state of Wisconsin. But now, the 12 oz. glass bottles for its beer will also be only from the Badger State. Recently, New Glarus announced an agreement for its glass bottles to be produced by Ardagh Group’s Burlington, Wisconsin glass...
  10. Recycle in the New Year: A Resolution to Help the Environment

    By: Paula Polei Each year, many of us resolve to lose weight, save more money, or better ourselves in some way. This year, why not make a resolution to be nicer to our planet? In 2017, BOB would like to encourage you to make the commitment to be an environmental steward and recycle your beautiful glass beer bottles. Why Glass...