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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. A Pry-off or Twist-off crown?

    One of the many great debates in the beer world comes down to what sits atop our amber glass bottles: the crown, or more precisely how that crown comes off. The twist-off vs. pry-off debate involves a number of aspects, including the quality of the seal, ease of use, cost, and “image” to name a few. The Seal One of...
  4. Inside Our Glass Manufacturing Plants

    Ever wonder exactly how a pile of sand turns into the quality amber bottles you buy on the site? It really is quite a process! Take a few minutes and watch what happens when Verallia North America makes a bottle.
  5. Today is IPA Day!

    Thursday, August 1st is IPA Day! Around the world, beer lovers are celebrating their love for India Pale Ale and the countless varieties stemming from it. We personally love the “slap-in-the-face” a good, strong IPA can give you and wanted to look at what exactly makes an IPA, an IPA. IPAs are popular within the craft beer community, and for...
  6. Upcoming Beer Festivals

    There are several things we love about summer: warmer weather, longer days, and beer festivals! A summer staple, beer festivals are the perfect way to spend a weekend (or more) enjoying beers from your favorite breweries. While the season is already underway, there are still several notable festivals you should check out! • Hopped-Up Caribou Beer Festival (July 12-14, 2013...
  7. Show Off Your Glass!

    It’s a given – you are passionate about your beer. You spend valuable time, energy and resources brewing a great beer. A great product comes from more than just the brewing process though; preserving and presenting that palate-pleasing beer in the right package is just as important. A quality glass beer bottle holds the brew that you have creatively named...
  8. 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...
  9. On the 12th Day of Christmas

    On the twelfth day of Christmas, my craft brew love gave to me... 12 Crafts-a-Crowning! No matter the size or style, all of BOB’s bottles accept a standard 26mm crown. If you’re lucky enough to have an automatic filler/capper, you’re likely already crowning bottles with speed and accuracy. However, if you’re using a hand-operated capper, guarantee an airtight seal every...
  10. 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...

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