ThomasNet News Logo
Sign Up | Log In | ThomasNet Home | Promote Your Business

Dry Dock Brewing Co. to Offer Craft Beer in Aluminum Cans from Ball

Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  

(Archive News Story - Products mentioned in this Archive News Story may or may not be available from the manufacturer.)

Ball Corp.
10 Longs Peak Dr.
Broomfield, CO, 80021
USA



Press release date: January 29, 2013

BROOMFIELD, Colo.- Dry Dock Brewing Co., the 2009 Small Brewing Company of the Year at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF), is combining four of its award-winning, hand-crafted beers with the convenient, environmentally friendly technology of Ball Corporation's (NYSE: BLL) aluminum cans.

For the first time in Dry Dock's eight-year history, four of its beers are available in infinitely recyclable cans from Ball that can go where Dry Dock's customers go.

"Dry Dock's decision to offer its craft beer in Ball cans further confirms the can is a sustainable consumer-friendly packaging material for craft beers," said Rob Miles, senior vice president, sales for Ball's metal beverage packaging division, Americas. "By moving to Ball aluminum cans, craft brewers are realizing efficiencies in energy and operating costs while delivering a differentiated product that is a perfect match to the growing craft brew marketplace. And since cans are impenetrable to light and oxygen and chill faster than other packages, the result is fresher, better tasting beer."

"It was only natural to offer four of our most popular beers in cans including our Dry Dock Apricot Blonde, Hefeweizen, Amber Ale and Hop Abomination IPA," said Dry Dock owner Kevin DeLange. "By putting Dry Dock's beers in cans, our customers are able to take our award winning beer with them where bottles often can't go, while protecting the beers' delicate flavors."

The Dry Dock beers are available in cans at Denver area liquor stores.

Ball Corporation is a supplier of high quality packaging for beverage, food and household products customers, and of aerospace and other technologies and services, primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ more than 15,000 people worldwide and reported 2011 sales of more than $8.6 billion. For the latest Ball news and for other company information, please visit http://www.ball.com.

SOURCE Ball Corporation

CONTACT:
Media Contact
Scott McCarty
+1-303-460-2103
smccarty@ball.com

Web Site: http://www.ball.com
Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
Contacts: View detailed contact information.


 

Post a comment about this story

Name:
E-mail:
(your e-mail address will not be posted)
Comment title:
Comment:
To submit comment, enter the security code shown below and press 'Post Comment'.
 



 See related product stories
 Visit Green and Clean Blog
  Latest from the Green and Clean Blog
 See more product news in:
Material Handling and Storage
Green & Clean
| Featured Manufacturing Jobs
 Other News from this company:
Rumble Shakes Things up in Its U.S. Debut in Alumi-TekŪ Bottles from Ball
XINGtea Adding 12-Ounce Can MultiPacks to Popular 24-Ounce Package
VukaT Energy Drink Chooses Ball's Alumi-TekŪ Bottle
Old West Meets State of the Art: New "Dust Cutter" Lemonade in Ball's Alumi-TekŪ Bottle
Coors Light Featuring Ball's Alumi-TekŪ Bottle Wins Packaging Association, Canadian Packaging Awards
More ....
 Tools for you
Watch Company 
View Company Profile
Company web site
More news from this company
E-mail this story to a friend
Save Story
Search for suppliers of
Beer & Ale Cans
Aluminum Cans
Join the forum discussion at:
Hard to Handle


Home  |  My ThomasNet News®  |  Industry Market Trends®  |  Submit Release  |  Advertise  |  Contact News  |  About Us
Brought to you by Thomasnet.com        Browse ThomasNet Directory

Copyright © 2014 Thomas Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms of Use - Privacy Policy



Error close

Please enter a valid email address