A Brief History of Flat Top Beer Cans

Swing-Top Caps

Popular with homebrewers, swing-top caps are a way to differentiate a brand from the competition. Grolsch, the Dutch brewery, uses this style of cap, but, again, its a decision based on tradition and aesthetics rather than utilitarianism. However, for homebrewers, it allows for bottles to be reused, meaning it is an economic decision.

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