(AP) — In this Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2011 photo, barley is mixed to create mash during the brewing process at the Baxter Brewing Co., in Lewiston, Maine. The beer company has joined a growing number of small craft-beer breweries distributing their brews in cans, rather than in bottles.
A decade ago, it's believed there weren't any U.S. craft breweries canning their suds. Nowadays, nearly 100 are selling at least one beer variety in metal. (AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach)