July 3, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- For premier craft brewer Oskar Blues Brewery of
, combining their home-brewed root beer with the convenient, quick chilling, resealable Alumi-Tek® bottles by Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) benefited not only Oskar Blues and its customers but also the family of
was a part of the local
bike scene and father of two, who recently and unexpectedly passed away. When
locals looked for ways to help his widow, it seemed only natural for
to name Oskar Blues' root beer B.Stiff & Sons as a tribute to their friend.
"With every sale, a portion of the proceeds of B.Stiff & Sons Old Fashioned Root Beer goes to Brian's family," said
, marketing director of Oskar Blues Brewery. "After years of serving our popular, home-brewed root beer from our restaurants, we decided to share it with friends and family in a portable, recyclable package suitable for outdoor activities – Ball's 16-oz. Alumi-Tek bottles."
Ball's resealable bottle lets consumers enjoy B.Stiff & Sons root beer on the move wherever they go. The 100-percent recyclable bottle is lightweight, unbreakable and impervious to light and oxygen – providing unparalleled flavor protection and long shelf life for the beverage inside.
About Oskar Blues Brewery
in 1997 as a brew pub and grill in 1997, Oskar Blues Brewery launched its craft-brewed beer canning operations in 2002 in
Oskar Blues was the first American Craft Brewery to brew and can its beer. Visit
for more information. B.Stiff & Sons Old Fashioned Root Beer is available in 16-oz. resealable, aluminum bottles at Oskar Blues restaurant locations, the Bonewagon Food truck, the West End Tavern and