News Real Ale Brewing Co. To Start Canning

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  1. Jason

    Jason Founder (8,083) Aug 23, 1996 Massachusetts
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    BLANCO, TX (June 2012) – Real Ale Brewing Co. is pleased to announce the addition
    of 12 oz. aluminum cans to their package options. Real Ale will begin canning Firemans
    #4 Blonde Ale this summer and plans to can more of their beers in the near future.
    “We are excited to offer this new package to our consumers in Texas,” said Brad
    Farbstein, Real Ale Brewing president. “It’s a great option for keeping beer cold and
    fresh, it’s super portable for packing in and out of outdoor areas, and it’s 100%

    Firemans #4 cans will be available in the Austin and the Hill Country markets just in
    time for the 4th of July holiday and throughout the state of Texas by early August.

    About Real Ale Brewing Company:
    Founded in Blanco, Texas in 1996 in the basement of an antiques store, the Real Ale Brewing
    Company has grown into the 45th largest craft brewery in the country, despite only selling its
    beer in Texas. From their current facility in the Texas Hill Country, Real Ale's dedicated team of
    brewers produces a wide variety of exceptional ales & lagers using only the finest natural

    For more information about the brewery and beers please visit and
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  2. Drewskis

    Drewskis Initiate (0) Jun 20, 2012 Louisiana

    Drink their beer all the time and good to hear it is an option to take out on the river floats.
  3. Jnorton00

    Jnorton00 Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2007 Massachusetts

    I received three of their beers as extras last week and they were all pretty good!
  4. Drewskis

    Drewskis Initiate (0) Jun 20, 2012 Louisiana

    Which ones did you get?
  5. Jnorton00

    Jnorton00 Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2007 Massachusetts

    Lost Gold IPA, Sisyphus and 15th anniversary.
  6. Drewskis

    Drewskis Initiate (0) Jun 20, 2012 Louisiana

    The IPA and 15th anniversary are good, yet to have the Sisyphus.
  7. apaisncsu

    apaisncsu Aspirant (232) Mar 25, 2011 North Carolina
    Beer Trader

    The Sisyphus is currently my favorite barleywine. I have yet to open my 15th Anniversary.

    I would like to see Real Ale expand their distro
  8. drewseslu

    drewseslu Initiate (0) Jan 1, 2005 Texas

    I was down there recently, the Comac canning line is pretty slick.
  9. kexp

    kexp Initiate (185) May 10, 2007 North Carolina

    I saw something that looked like a Real Ale outpost under one of the SA Riverwalk bridges when I visited two months ago. Wanted to try it, but never saw it open, though.
  10. Danielbt

    Danielbt Initiate (0) May 4, 2012 Texas

    Bought my first 6 of Fireman's 4 cans. Made me so, so happy. Perfect river-floating beer.
  11. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    Too bad you cant bring cans to our nearby rivers anymore.

    Been seeing a lot of F4 cans around... i want their Pale Rye Ale in cans.
  12. Danielbt

    Danielbt Initiate (0) May 4, 2012 Texas

    Stupid New Braunfels.

    Fortunately, the Horseshoe is out of their jurisdiction.
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