Need a dedicated line?
There are many reasons that craft beverage makers want to dedicate a canning or bottling line for one of their specialty drinks. Each craft beverage is unique with differing carbonation levels, can sizes, flavors, and standards for packaging. Dedicating one system can keep the system dialed for that particular drink and give you maximum efficiency and quality.
Why would you need a dedicated line?
- Seasonal or small batch beer – Often released in small batches, seasonal flavors are popular for beer drinkers but often have different requirements than your flagship flavors. A dedicated line allows you to add small batch beers without affecting your normal production specifications or schedule.
- CDB or cannabis drinks – With strict federal regulations, some countries and states require that CBD drinks are packaged on a dedicated line to eliminate cross contamination.
- Wine – With a higher ABV (alcohol by volume) percentage than other drinks, can sizes are often smaller for single serve wines. Additionally, some require carbonation and some do not. Keeping dedicated lines for different wines ensures that the system runs efficiently and maintains the flavor the winemaker intended.
- New drink options – Many breweries are branching out into new drink lines, like hard seltzer and canned cocktails, to supplement their beer offerings. A dedicated line for these new drinks allows them to adjust the machine to meet the needs of their new drinks while keeping them in production for their beer products.