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The Beverage Buzz

Stay informed and inspired! From beer and spirits to RTDs, wine, coffee, kombucha, cider, seltzer, and more, we cover a wide range of topics to help you keep your business thriving.

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Explore the Pros and Cons of Buying Used Equipment

Diving into the market for pre-owned fermenters, kettles, and other brewing essentials presents an adventure filled with both hidden gems and unforeseen pitfalls, creating a complex journey for any brewer looking to expand or start their operations on a budget.

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Brewery + Distillery:

The Perfect Pairing for Success

Adding distillation equipment to your brewery offers the benefits of expanded product ranges, enhanced revenue opportunities, captivating consumer experiences, and differentiated branding.

colorful craft beverage RTD cans

RTDs are all the Rage

The surge in popularity of canned cocktails among craft beverage makers is no surprise. This rapidly growing industry has reached a valuation in the billions of dollars, and its upward trajectory shows no signs of slowing down. It’s time to step up your game and start canning your product.

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From Cocktails to Conscious Consumption: Gen Z’s Influence on the Spirits Industry 

As the spirits industry looks towards the future, one demographic group holds significant sway over its direction – Generation Z. Born between the mid-1990s and early 2010s, this younger generation is rapidly coming of legal drinking age and is poised to make a remarkable impact on the spirits industry. With values, preferences, and consumption habits that differ from their predecessors, Gen Z is reshaping the landscape of spirits and challenging distillers (and other craft beverage makers) to adapt and embrace change.

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“Thank you for helping us bring the next level to our business model. Y'all were instrumental in helping us understand the process as well as troubleshooting issues as they arise. Your professionalism was off the charts and the only thing we have left to say is wow. Killer product and beyond killer support. You guys rock.”

David Markle, Twisted Irons Craft Brewing Co.Newark, DE

“Working with Alpha was a dream come true compared to other stainless manufactures we have dealt with in the
past. I have now ordered large custom brewery fermenters, small parts, replacement parts, and a BC50 canning

Thomas Faller, 6 Bears and a Goat Brewing Co.Spotsylvania, VA

“When we started shopping around for a canning line, Alpha stood out because of their competitive pricing, the features offered, and the fact that they could provide the entire canning solution. Adam was our point of contact, and really won us over without putting a lot of pressure on us. He provided us with answers to any questions we had, and gave suggestions based on his experience.”

Joel Walker, Upstreet BrewingCharlottetown, PEI, Canada

“When it came time to upgrade to a 7bbl brewhouse, I shopped around a bit and ultimately chose to work with Stout Tanks and Kettles because of their reputation for quality equipment and customer service. This was my first experience with Stout Tanks, and it has been an amazing experience so far. I am blown away by the high quality of their brewing equipment and their commitment to my success as a brewer.”

Pablo Puig Tress, Las Amarguitas CerveceríaCordoba (Veracruz), Mexico