Saint Archer Begins Canning Flagship Offerings

San Diego – San Diego’s Saint Archer Brewing Company was founded on a unique strain of creative talent: World-class brewers. Artists and musicians. Surfers, skateboarders, and snowboardersÔǪ All coming together with passion and commitment to express our collective true love —— handcrafted beer.

And, as of today, Saint Archer is happy to announce that our four flagship brews will now be offered in cans as well as bottles:

  • IPA
  • Blonde Ale
  • Pale Ale
  • White Ale

Canned beer is a perfect fit for the outdoor lifestyle personified by Saint Archer’s Ambassadors. To celebrate the launch and illustrate this logical transition for the brand, the Saint Archer team made this short film documenting a skate/surf road trip up the California coast: http://vimeo.com/90649177

The growth of canned beer offerings within the craft brew set has already been featured by mainstream outlets such as NPR, Forbes, Food and Wine, Epicurious and others. Many of the nation’s top craft outfits already offer their product in cans—some of them exclusively in cans—so Saint Archer is thankful to the vanguard breweries, especially Oskar Blues, that sparked the Can Revolution: “Hats off to those guys for having the guts to do this way back in 2002. They knew they had something solid and we think that even the most die hard beer fanatics have come around by now,” says Yiga Miyashiro, Director of Brewing Operations.

“Saint Archer grew out of our common love of surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding—and great beer,” adds Josh Landan, President and Founder. “Most of us camp, fly-fish or hike, too. California epitomizes the notion of an ‘outdoor-lifestyle state’. Enjoying a cold one while sitting on a log with your friends after an evening surf session is one of life’s great pleasures. With the new cans, we don’t have to worry about accidentally leaving shards of glass around or packing heavy empties up the trail. We hope that our customers will appreciate this new offering as much as we do.”

And, oh yeah—cans also get cold faster and take up less room in your fridge. Win/Win

About Saint Archer Brewing Company:

Saint Archer Brewing Company was founded on a unique strain of creative talent: World-class brewers. Artists and musicians. Surfers, skateboarders, and snowboardersÔǪ. All coming together with passion and commitment to express our collective true love — handcrafted beer. Saint Archer’s been a long time in the tank and we hope you taste our appreciation and gratitude in every sip.

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