Regarding cans versus bottles, the decision to go with bottles was because they worked with our new bottling line — a rather large investment for the brewery. The addition of a separate canning line was cost-prohibitive, and there is no space in our current facility that could accommodate one. This option was also preferred because of the move to 16 vs. 12-ounces for large venues.
It is true we had a posting in our FAQ regarding cans, though after years of technology improvements can/bottle liners, sustainability awareness and other business factors, aluminum became a viable — and more acceptable — option for our beers to reach more consumers.
Saturday, March 7, 2009
Posted by Bull E. Vard
I decided to do some extensive investigative work to research Boulevard's decision to use aluminum bottles. It turns out they are using bottles because they work on the new bottling line, cans do not.