A local fact of life . . .
Every year it becomes just a bit harder to remain a craft-beer-guzzling worthless cowtown hipster.
In addition to the fact that your skinny jeans keep getting tighter . . . Here's one example out of many:
Boulevard Brewing Company said prices for aluminum cans have gone up substantially. They estimate a 25% increase in cost.
“It’s really changed the game for us. We used to spend so much more of our time on marketing. And creating new beers and seltzers, which we still do. It’s become a real challenge for us logistically because there’s been so many changes driven by the aluminum can supply,” said Bobby Dykstra, vice president of Boulevard sales.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City brewery is being forced to get creative and change business models due to an aluminum can shortage. Boulevard Brewing Company said prices for aluminum cans have gone up substantially. They estimate a 25% increase in cost. "It's really changed the game for us.