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Craft brewer crazy about aluminum cans

Tin Man Brewing Company not only selects aluminum cans for its craft beer varieties, but it also hosts a website to publicize the benefits of this packaging format.

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Identifying it as the ideal package for its craft beer product, Tin Man Brewing Co. is offering four of its core beers in 16-oz cans from Rexam. The company’s Circuit Bohemian Pilsner is bright in color and clarity with a mild aroma and a crisp, energizing flavor. Its Alloy American Pale Ale delivers a fine-tuned blend of golden hue, light body, robust hops, and exemplary taste. River Irish Red Ale holds a multitude of rich, sweet flavors with a slight hint of malt tacked on for a clean, dry finish. And Overlord Imperial IPA features a harmonious balance of columbus, cascade, and centennial hops with a sweet, pineapple aroma.

Joining the growing number of craft breweries choosing cans, Tin Man is so passionate about its packaging choice that it hosts a website dedicated to educating consumers on its benefits.

“We feel strongly that aluminum cans are the best choice for our unique craft beers, offering significant advantages for us and our consumers,” says Nick Davidson, President of Tin Man Brewing Co. “And we are pleased to team with Rexam. They understand the needs and challenges craft brewers face and have been an excellent partner to us.”

Tin Man says it chose cans because of the many inherent benefits they deliver. Aluminum cans block out light and oxygen, which helps preserve the beer’s taste and freshness longer. They are lightweight, which can reduce shipping costs. Cans are also durable and portable, which allows them to be distributed at more public events and sporting venues as well as permitted at many parks, lakes, and beaches where glass is not. Cans can also be recycled, converted back to cans, and returned to retail shelves within 60 days. In addition, cans are recycled at double the rate of any other package option.

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