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Miller PTC pour
Package Case Study

Miller scores sales with Punch Top Can

Miller Lite and Miller Genuine Draft cans are scored with a secondary tab that invites beer drinkers to have fun opening it, then enjoy a smoother pour.
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Pinup girls position value beer brand for growth

Canada’s Sleeman Brewing updates the package design for Old Milwaukee beer with pinup-girl graphics, positioning the brand for growth against major mainstream beers.
Miller veterans can
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Miller High Life packaging helps Americans salute military veterans

Miller High Life, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, and Operation Homefront join forces to help veterans “Live the High Life.”
Beverage Roundtable: EXTRA | Rob Wallace on how to disrupt with beer
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Beverage Roundtable: EXTRA | Rob Wallace on how to disrupt with beer

After shooting the "Craft beermania!" episode of Beverage Roundtable, Guest Critic Rob Wallace spent some extra, quality time at the offices of Packaging World. This video includes some additional insights on package design in the craft beer category. See the links below for a more detailed critique of Viru beer and one of Rob's own designs.
Package Case Study

Craft brewers pick bottle can for limited-edition Chaka ale

A resealable aluminum bottle provides differentiation, as well as light weight and shelf-life advantages for limited-release handcrafted ale.
A specially designed  pallet conveyor has been designed to handle a high volume of pallets and supply enough cans for a complete production shift.
Machine Case Study

One can line begets another

Oriental Brewery was so pleased with the turnkey, high-speed, highly automated can line it installed last year, it’s installing a near twin this year.
Shepherd Neame
Package Case Study

Glass bottle, wooden box present Generation Ale premium beer

Sold hand-wrapped, the embossed bottle recognizes Shepherd Neame’s five generations and showcase the premium ale, without the need for labels.
Beverage Roundtable: Craft beermania!
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Beverage Roundtable: Craft beermania!

What's the best package design to use in a craft beer category overflowing with creativity? Pull up a virtual bar stool, watch and learn — then throw-down a tip in the comments thread.
Coors Banquet
Package Case Study

Coors Banquet heritage cans to make limited appearance

Can designs dating back to 1936 to show the history of the beer brand as part of the Coors Banquet ‘Grab the Legend’ program.
Package Case Study

Retro steel can for beer

American craft beer brewer Churchkey Can Co. is bringing back a package long associated with Americana with the launch of Churchkey’s handcrafted Pilsner-style beer in a three-piece, flat top steel can.


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