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  1. Customer Spotlight: Four Saints Brewing Company

    By: Paula Polei In a previous blog, we mentioned the importance of Craft Beer Guilds and how you can make many new friends by your affiliation with these associations. In fact, that’s how we became friends with this month’s brewery spotlight, Four Saints Brewing Company. We caught up with Andrew Deming, Owner/Chief Operator/Head Brewer at Four Saints Brewing Company, to...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. The Latest News from BOB

    March 2017 Newsletter WELCOME What a busy year it's been so far! BOB is looking forward to seeing all of you craft brewers at the Craft Brewers Conference in Washington, D.C. BOB will be giving away some great prizes in booth #1935, including $100 and $250 Amazon gift cards. Stay tuned to BOB's Twitter for details on our CBC prize...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...