Beer

High-Impact
Decoration

Craft beer labels need to stand out to get noticed in today’s crowded marketplace. Fort Dearborn offers high-impact decoration and innovative print capabilities for craft brewers, ensuring your beer catches customers’ eyes.

Beer

High-Impact
Decoration

Craft beer labels need to stand out to get noticed in today’s crowded marketplace. Fort Dearborn offers high-impact decoration and innovative print capabilities for craft brewers, ensuring your beer catches customers’ eyes.

Find the right label
for your craft beer

Cut & Stack Labels

Fort Dearborn’s synthetic and wet-strength labels are durable and moisture-resistant, making them ideally suited to craft beer label applications. For extra impact, consider cut & stack labels with specialty hot stamping and embossing.

Options include:

Printing: Standard offset lithographic, flexographic, HiColour 7-color hi-definition process, digital

Substrates:
Paper: C1S & C2S, premium, specialty grades, metallized, uncoated, wet strength, environmentally sustainable (recycled)
Film: Synthetic (clear, white, metallized), OPP (shrinkable)

Finishes: UV and specialty coatings, embossing, foil and hot stamping, bronzing, texturing, standard and specialty die-cutting

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Pressure Sensitive Labels

For that classy “no label” look, Fort Dearborn offers craft brewers pressure sensitive film labels.

Options include:

Printing: High-quality flexo/screen combination (UV, water-base up to 11 colors), hi-definition process, reverse (backside printing), lamination, multi-ply construction, digital

Substrates: Paper: Premium papers, specialty, coated, uncoated, metallized, embossed
Film: Clear, opaque, metallized

Finishes: Hot and cold stamping, embossing/debossing, multiple rotary screens, tactile varnish

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Roll-Fed

Fort Dearborn offers wrap-around shrink roll-fed labels, ideal for shaped containers.

Options include:

Printing: Flexographic and UV flexographic (up to 10 colors), digital

Substrates:
Film: Oriented polypropylene (OPP) laminated, monolayer (clear, white, metallized); PVC, PETG, polyolefin (for shaped containers)

Finishes: Tactile varnish, matte/gloss coatings

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Shrink Sleeve

Get your craft beer labels noticed with full-body graphics using shrink sleeve labels.

Options include:

Printing: Flexographic (UV, water-base), rotogravure, digital

Substrates:
Film: PVC, PETG, OPS, EarthFirst® PLA

Finishes:
Inks: Fluorescent, holographic, metallic, scented, thermochromatic
Coatings: Acid etch, matte, pearlescent, tactile

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Promotional

From on-pack, in-pack, and near-pack promotions to product bundling and digital printing, Fort Dearborn offers creative solutions for promotional products, printed premiums, and point of sale marketing.

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Fort Dearborn knows the craft beer market. Learn more about your beer labeling options.

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Featured Case Study

Baderbräu Using Multiple Print Technologies for Cost Savings

Case Study

Baderbräu
Using Multiple Print Technologies for Cost Savings

When Baderbräu decided to change from bottles to cans for their year-round beers, it also meant a change to their labels. Since their current label supplier didn’t offer the shrink sleeve labels they wanted to use now, they contacted Fort Dearborn Company to see what options we could provide.

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Today’s packages need high-impact decoration and innovative print capabilities to stand out in a crowded marketplace.

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