Now hand packaged one can at a time in 12-ounce aluminum cans, Rail Yard Ale is returning to local shelves after an 8-year hiatus from its earlier bottled days.
Why cans? Aluminum cans are the best package for beer. They keep beer fresher longer by providing complete protection from light and oxygen, a fresh beer’s worst enemy.
Cans are also immensely portable, free from weight and glass-breakage issues, and welcome in places where bottles are not.
Cans are also the “greenest” beer package. They are less fuel-consuming to ship, infinitely recyclable, and the most frequently recycled beverage package in the world.
A recycled can requires about 95% less energy and creates 95% less pollution than a can made from scratch.
Today cans are being embraced by a growing number of craft beer makers and consumers for all of these reasons.