Why Beer Isn’t Sold in Plastic Bottles

Plastic as a material has pretty much changed the way we live our lives- it’s cheap, can be molded into practically any shape and is, for the most the part, easily recyclable (when people bother to). So why is it that we still use glass bottles and cans to store our beer in? Is it to do with aesthetics? Taste? Or is there another factor at play?

Article: Why Beer Isn’t Sold in Plastic Bottles

It’s not covered in the article, but a plastic container might make for a faster cooling beverage.  The material is less thick than glass, so less time cooling the material before getting to the liquid inside.  But it’d also be quicker to warm when you have it in your hand…