Americans hop to aluminum as cans gain beer market share
By Alex Tanzi and Vince GolleBloomberg
March 27, 2017
Alabama brewers like Birmingham's Avondale Brewing Company have adopted canning as the preferable method of delivering their products. (contributed)
America’s beer drinkers prefer pulling tabs rather than twisting caps.
(Bloomberg) -- America's beer drinkers prefer pulling tabs rather than twisting caps. Beer in cans represented 56.2 percent of the market in 2016, marking the fifth straight annual increase in share and up from 50.3 percent eight years earlier, according to the Beer Institute's national packaging report.