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145 Brewers Create Centennial Pale Ale

Each year, a special commemorative beer is released for The Craft Brewers Conference.

This year’s beer features a collaborative project of 145 Colorado Craft Brewers Guild brewers. You’ll know it as Centennial Pale Ale in honor of Colorado being the Centennial State.

Ball Corporation’s new Dynamark™ Variable Printing Technology, a collection of the 19.2oz cans that will be given to CBC attendees will spell “CBC Colorado 2014.”

A few notes about Centennial Pale Ale:

  • Colorado is known as the Centennial State.
  • First ever CBC Collaboration brew with 100% ingredients from the host state.  Brewed with Colorado ingredients including Colorado grown Centennial Hops.
  • The Centennial Pale Ale demonstrates the innovative nature of Colorado’s craft beer culture by being the first ever CBC collaboration beer to be packaged in a can.
  • The beer will be packaged in 19.2 ounce single serve cans, first introduced in 2013 by Ball Corporation.
  • The Centennial Pale Ale will be the first American craft beer to use the Ball Corporation’s new Dynamark™ Variable Printing Technology.
  • Centennial Pale Ale was brewed and canned at Oskar Blues Brewery in Longmont, Colorado on Monday, February 24 @ 10:00 am.


Beer Ingredients: All ingredients and supplies were donated by the following companies.

Colorado Malting Company – Malt
Colorado Hop Yard – Hops
Rising Sun Hop Farms – Hops
High Wire Hops – Hops
Todd Hopps – Hops
Oskar Blues Hops and Heifers Farm – Hops
New Belgium Brewing – Hops
The Brewing Science Institute – Yeast
Ball Corporation – 19.2 ounce cans and Dynamark™ Variable Printing Technology
Oskar Blues Brewery – Host Brewery
Strange Brewery – Brewed test batches on pilot system

Find Centennial Pale Ale Everwhere During the Craft Brewers Conference Week in Denver.

Wednesday April 9th – Star Bar – CANARCHY

Friday April 11th – Fresh Craft – Extrava CANza

Saturday April 12th – Star Bar – CBC Encore

On Draft & Cans at:

Oskar Blues Tasty Weasel Taproom –
Falling Rock Taphouse –
Lucky Pie Pizza & Tap House –
Hyatt Regency –