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History of a Poster (2019)

The BBF poster has been designed this year by the Belgian artist Jean Goovaerts, who is well-known for creating the image and labels of the Brussels brewery, Brasserie de la Senne. His style is unmistakable with clear influences of Art Deco and socialist realism. When...

Brewers association at barcelona beer festival 2017

The Brewers Association (BA) will be participating in Barcelona Beer Festival (BBF) 2017 for the fourth year in succession with an expanded presence that includes bottles and cans of high quality American craft beer. Fifteen small and independent American craft...

The Craft Beer movement – Glass versus cans?

The last two years have seen a dramatic rise in the number of craft beer brewers, with consumers across the globe becoming ever more discerning, looking to purchase quality beers with a unique taste and a fascinating story to engage with. By definition, a craft beer...

LWC wins Green Awards 2016

Lightweight Containers has recently announced that KeyKeg will become 10% more sustainable within the year. The same KeyKeg will require even less CO2 to produce thanks to additional modifications in the production process. The International Green Awards is a globally...

The growth of one-way pet kegs

One-way PET kegs such as the market-leading petainerKeg™ are increasingly being used by craft breweries as a low-cost alternative to traditional steel kegs because they offer significant supply chain benefits. As breweries seek to grow and build their brands, many...

Evolution and technological trends in the production of craft beer

In order to talk about technology, we must go back to the times of the industrial revolution. The birth of the steam engine, which facilitated the distribution of products over great distances, and the advances in refrigeration technology, only within the reach of the...

The correct maintenance for beer taps

In the brewing world, the importance of proper cleaning, sterilization and maintenance of brewing materials is well known, but it should be remembered that the process does not end with bottling or kegging, but includes dispensing at bars, taprooms, brewpubs, etc. for...