Expand Your Small Craft Brewery By Canning

There are more breweries in the U.S. than ever before. The nation surpassed its 1873 high-water mark on Dec. 1, 2015, when the Brewers Association counted 4,144 breweries. Since then, that number has only continued to rise.

It's reached the point where it seems like every city neighborhood is getting its own local craft watering hole. While this is great news for beer lovers, brewers have to answer a tough question: In a hyper-competitive environment, how large should you try to grow?

"If you've had some early success, your next step may be to try canning."

If you've had some early success, your next step may be to try canning. This is a great way to move your craft product out from behind the bar and onto store shelves around your region – and, if you're lucky, across the nation.

The good news is that canned craft beer is growing in popularity. In fact, last year Forbes reported that can manufacturers saw business explode thanks to craft brewing.

In addition, there are many options available for small operations, such as micro-canning. Small, compact canning lines can help budding beer enterprises control their own production, but don't require a massive investment.

However, if you really want customers to choose your beer over all of your many competitors' offerings, you'll need to make sure that each of your cans is affixed with an attractive label. When you're first starting out with a canning line, the easiest thing to do is simply print labels and wrap them around each can. 

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