Beer Can Hijinks: The Evolution of Beer Cans

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Beer Can Hijinks: The Evolution of Beer Cans

With so many beers on the market, it’s gotta be tough for a brewery to stand apart from the crowd. Enter Beer Can Hijinks, the act of over engineering a cylinder of aluminum to “enhance aroma,” “increase airflow” or “maximize the enjoyment of the malt sweetness.” Big beer companies are famous for introducing new can technology ever fortnight, but craft breweries are guilty of can innovation too. Here’s a look at some of the developments that have happened to the humble beer can over the last few years. Some of them might actually be good ideas.