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Chester Beer coming soon in cans

We've brewed 500 litres of Eastgate Special and 500 more of Newgate Blonde. It's in our fermentors and it's heading into cans on Friday 26 March 2021. We decided against driving our beer around the country in big plastic bags. The bags can't be good for the environment and driving it around in a bag on a pallet is neither good for the environment or the beer. Pretty much all the canners I spoke to said they would sterilize the beer and recarbonate it. That'd mean we'd have to artificially carbonate our beer to work with most of these guys. I don't see the sense in that. So have decided to naturally carbonate it by conditioning the beer in the cans. Getting the temperatures just right will make...

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