Warped Wing Regulars Get 12 Ounce Treatment, Limited Releases In Bottles

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Major packaging changes join a new bottling line.

Beginning September 18th Warped Wing Brewing Co. will be transitioning all of their 16 oz. 4-pack can offerings to 12 oz. 6-packs. This will include all of their core beers, seasonal and limited edition runs. In addition, Warped Wing has purchased a versatile bottling line for special limited production offerings.

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Warped Wing’s Bowman holding new 12 oz cans of Trotwood Lager and Gama Bomb IPA.

“We’ve put a lot of time and effort into the decision to transition to a 12 oz. can,” said Nick Bowman, Managing Partner & V.P. of Sales & Marketing. “Last year we engaged in a fairly extensive customer brand survey. What we learned from our customers was that even though they liked our 16 oz. canned beer offerings and thought they were unique, they ultimately prefer 12 oz. 6-pack portioning. This was a practical decision that also gave us the opportunity to evolve our brand look and feel. Consumers will see a slightly modified design of the cans. This new packaging decision also runs in parallel to a ramped up retail presence this Fall.”

“In addition to the new cans, our new bottling line will be commissioned in November for our Bourbon Barrel Aged program as well as some of our limited beers,” added Bowman. “We will offer 2 different bottle sizes: 375 ml and 500 ml bottle size. We are very excited to add small batch bottle selections to our portfolio. It’s unimaginable the potential we will have to offer our customers.”

John Haggerty, Warped Wing’s Managing Partner & Brewmaster is working with Dipran S.R.L., an Italian manufacturer of bottle fillers, to create a state-of–the-art bottle filling line that will cater to ever-changing customer tastes.

“The bottling line has some unique features and flexibility” said Haggerty. “It gives us so much greater opportunity, versatility and capability.”

To help celebrate this transition with their customers, Warped Wing will be hosting a 12 oz. can party at the brewery on Thursday, September 21st in the taproom at 5PM. Core 12 oz. 6-packs as well as the latest Fall seasonal, CreepShow will be available for carryout and on tap. The initial rollout of the new cans to wholesale will start on Monday, September 18th.

About Warped Wing Brewing

Warped Wing Brewing Co. is a craft brewery inspired by Dayton’s rich history of innovation and invention. We are committed to carrying that spirit forward in today’s craft beer scene by brewing new proprietary beer styles and our own “warped” interpretations. We also focus on creating unique seasonal and specialty beers. We have a full-scale production brewery in the heart of downtown Dayton in the site of the old Buckeye Brass & Iron Foundry circa 1938. We brew and distribute our beers to local restaurants, bars, grocery and retailers in the Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus markets. In addition to distributing our beers, we have an Industrial style Tasting Room where guests can sample our various beer offerings while appreciating views of the downtown skyline or the cathedral of stainless steel. If you are on-the-go, we will sell growlers, package beer and kegs to share with friends off-site. We also offer food service via our friends at Spent Grain Grill.

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