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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. Happy Holidays from BOB

    By: Paula Polei As 2016 quickly comes to a close, BOB wanted to take an opportunity to wish you and yours Happy Holidays. No matter what you’re doing this holiday season, we hope you’ll take a moment to reflect back on your year while taking time to wind down with loved ones. We appreciate your business and would like to...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. #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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...