Everyone loves the idea of receiving a Beer Advent Calendar and with the rise of interesting and alternative Advent Calendars being sold across the land, there has never been a better time to get your business involved.
Here at Beer Box Shop, we have created a uniquely designed Beer Advent Calendar for our customers to fill with their own range of beers and more. These filled advent calendars are then perfect for selling over the counter in your breweries, bottle shops, taprooms and anywhere else that comes to mind (lots of our customers attend Christmas markets throughout November and December).
The purpose of this blog is to showcase to you our own Advent Calendar Design, however before we get to that let's take a brief look at the history behind Advent Calendars.
The first practical advent calendar traditions hail from Germany, as so many of our modern Xmas traditions do. Days were counted down through the use of chalk markings on walls as well as the burning of a candle each day. The first known hand made advent calendar was created in 1851. Printed Advent calendars then began to appear from around 1902 but the innovation of adding small doors for each day did not occur until the 1920s, pioneered by Gerhard Lang from 'Reichhold & Lang' printing offices. The popularisation of the advent calendar as we know it today is often credited to American President Dwight D. Eisenhower who released photos of his grandchildren opening one during his terms as President and by 1958 chocolate-filled Advent Calendars were readily available to the masses.
The modern surge in more exciting and valuable advent calendars is where our design for a 24 Beer Advent Calendar comes in. We want our customers to be able to offer and therefore upsell their beers as part of this lucrative Christmas industry. Our design is simple to assemble and can be loaded with bottles, cans, merchandise, snacks and anything else you wish to include!
Each of our Advent Calendar Boxes is provided flat packed in 3 separate parts.
Constructing the Outer Box
The first step towards the finished 24 Beer Advent Calendar is to assemble the outer box. This will house the tray, dividers and all bottles & cans etc upon completion.
Advent Calendar Tray Assembly
Our advent calendars feature a large tray that, when assembled, will form the base for the contents of the calendar. The tray secures the dividers in place and allows the content to be slid into the outer box with ease.
Pre Assembled Divider Construction
All of our Christmas Beer Advent Calendars come with a pre-assembled set of internal dividers. These go on to create the individual pockets using for housing your beers and more!
Filling your Advent Calendars
This is the fun part! Now the tray and dividers are fully assembled along with the outer box, you can start filling the advent calendars ready for sale.
Following the above steps, you will be able to construct and fill your very own Beer Advent Calendars with ease, ready to sell in the run-up to Christmas!
SIBA Midlands Independent Beer Awards 2019
Here at Beer Box Shop we take great pride in being Silver SIBA members and taking part in their many events wherever possible. Often this includes participating in the regional SIBA Independant Beer Awards as both judges and sponsors of various catagories.
This week our Director Simon made his way over to the SIBA Midlands Independent Beer Awards 2019 hosted as part of the fantastic Peterborough CAMRA Beer Festival. Here he was able to participate in some of the judging which involves rigoursly tasting lots of different beers and scoring them according to several criteria. We always enjoy taking part at these events as it provides an excellent oppurtunity to catch up with our existing customers and making new contacts a like.
Sponsorship of the Overall Champion of the Bottle/Can Competition Award
As part of the event we sponsored the Overall Champion of the Bottle/Can Competition Catagory with Director Simon presenting the Bronze, Silver and Gold award to the much deserving winners. After all the scores were tallied up the awards were presented as follows...
The Gold Award was presented to Gav from White Horse Brewery for their excellent 'Dark Blue Oxford University Ale' - 4.3%. A much deserving winner with superb chessnut, chocolate and fruit flavours!
|Silver Award||Bronze Award|
|The Silver Award was presented to Purity Brewing Company for their 'Pure Helles' - 5%.||The Bronze Award was presented to Keith from Titanic Brewery for their ever popular 'Plum Porter' - 4.9%.|
All of us here at Beer Box Shop would like to congratulate the winners for their fantastic beers!
For more information about the SIBA Independant Beer Awards please click here
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