If you haven't been able to get your hands on your favorite beer lately.. here's why.
There have been nationwide shortages of aluminum cans in all sizes due to the high increased demand. Now, because of this some craft brewers might not even survive the pandemic.
The Brewers Association stated "All can sizes have had periods of shortage—16 ounce, 12 ounce, slim 12 ounce, and crowlers at various levels at various times. We are seeing extended wait times for can orders and also some of the smaller players not having orders fulfilled. Expect to hear more about can shortages across beverage companies." This was first written on July 31st.
There has also been a high demand in canned wines. It seems there won't be more manufacturing until the end of 2021.
capacity won't come until the end of 2021.