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  1. Craft Beer:Better with Age?

    Patience is a virtue. For certain craft beer styles, that same adage applies. While many craft beers are enjoyed fresh from the store or your local brewery, others benefit from aging, resulting in intensified flavor and greater taste complexities. But, cellaring your craft beer provides no guarantee that the beer will be any better than it was when it was...
  2. Employee Spotlight: Courtney Lambert

    Specialist, Sales & Customer Service at Ardagh Group When did you first start working at Ardagh Group? I started working for Ardagh Group on June 25, 2012. However, I didn’t begin working with BOB until a year later. Before I started with Ardagh Group, I was a student at the University of Central Missouri – Go Mules! I received a...
  3. New 500ml Beer Bottles from BOB

    BOB is excited to welcome two new 500ml beer bottles to his portfolio of craft beer bottles! Both the 500ml EURO and 500ml Vichy bottles are manufactured in the U.S. out of high-quality, traditional amber glass. Eco-friendly and 100% recyclable, these sleek bottles with a crown/pry-off closure are perfect for 16.9 ounces of your favorite craft brews. The 500ml EURO...
  4. #GABFTickets2016Contest Begins

    By: Paula Polei October 6-8, 2016 is primed to be a record-breaking event with more than 3,500 different beers from over 700 of the nation’s finest breweries. For three days, a host of the nation’s breweries will descend on the mile-high city for the Great American Beer Festival (GABF). Between September 1 and September 14, BOB will be giving away...
  5. Happy National IPA Day, Fellow Craft Beer Drinkers

    By: Paula Polei On Thursday, August 4, join millions of Americans in raising a glass to one of craft beer’s most iconic styles – the India Pale Ale. Founded in 2011, IPA Day is a universal movement created to unite craft beer enthusiasts, bloggers and brewers who use social media for connecting the conversation. Where does the IPA come from...
  6. Hops: The Fundamental ‘Spice’ of Craft Beer

    By: Paula Polei Demand for hops has surged in recent years, due to the growth of hoppier craft beer styles, such as India Pale Ales. More recently, craft beer drinkers’ obsession with different brews has a lot to do with the wide range of incredible flavors and aromas derived from different kinds of hops. The earliest recorded use of wild...
  7. Craft Beer Bottle Design

    By: Paula Polei The craft beer revolution has seen hundreds of new, exciting brands, delivering delicious beers and reviving old styles. With more than 4,200 craft breweries now operating in the U.S., beer brands have to work even harder to catch the consumer’s attention. Every craft brewer wants to believe that their beer is good enough to sell itself, but...
  8. Craft Brewers Conference 2016 Recap

    By: Paula Polei This year’s Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) in Philly was truly an amazing experience. When compared to last year’s event in Portland, the 2016 CBC was very different. BOB upgraded our exhibit space and gave away some awesome prizes, including BOBble heads, beer bottle koozies, beer tasting glasses and Big Green Egg smokers. BOB was so busy answering...
  9. Ways to Celebrate American Craft Beer Week

    By: Paula Polei American Craft Beer Week (ACBW) is the national celebration of small and independent craft brewers and the American beer culture. Held annually, this year’s ACBW will be celebrated in all 50 states May 16-22, 2016. The event is a chance for the community of breweries to celebrate America’s beer culture, while providing an opportunity for today’s beer...
  10. Join BOB at the Craft Brewers Conference

    By: Paula Polei For professional brewers, the Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) is the number one environment for brewing education and idea sharing to improve brewery quality and performance. Taking place May 4-6, 2016 at the Philadelphia Convention Center, BrewExpo America® allows exhibitors and buyers to develop relationships and helps brewing professionals encounter the best products available. While we know that...