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Guinness Beyond St. Patrick’s Day

A Wide Variety of Consumers are Realizing That a Brand Born in 1759 Has Modern Appeal. By: Joshua M. Bernstein Mountainous Asheville, North Carolina, contains one of America’s densest concentrations of breweries per capita. Beer drinkers can order local IPAs, sour ales, and lagers at bars and taprooms around town. Until recently, Asheville’s bounty was…

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Celebrate National Margarita Day with a Twist!

Raise a toast to National Margarita Day with a twist! Next Thursday, February 22nd, your customers will want to indulge in these margarita-inspired beverages that will transport their taste buds to sunny shores and fiesta-filled nights.  Why have your customers choose when they can have both?  Instead of your bar patrons choosing between a margarita…

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Get Ready for The Big Game

Fans are set to guzzle 325.5 million gallons of beer (that’s 50 million cases!) during the Big Game weekend – that’s enough to fill an Olympic-sized pool nearly 2000 times! Gear up for this year’s epic showdown with gametime programs and fantastic brews that football fans will be looking for! Coors Light is Bringing Back…

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The Evolution of Neshaminy Creek

When management and market forces changed, the players at this successful, eastern Pennsylvania craft brewery decided it was time for change… And they did – with a little help from their friends. By: John Holl This type of meeting usually doesn’t happen in the beer industry. Jason Miller, Director of Marketing at 31st and Wharton…

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Blue Moon’s Bright Future

New Look, Blue Moon Light Aim to Drive Growth in ’24. By: Alex Parker, courtesy of Molson Coors’ Beer & Beyond blog Blue Moon is looking to get “brighter” in 2024 with revamped packaging, an expanded marketing campaign and a new look and name for Blue Moon Light, formerly Blue Moon LightSky. Molson Coors Beverage…

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Hard Cider Comes into its Own

A Range of Flavors and ABVs Puts Hard Cider in the Spotlight. By: Kate Bernot As consumers increasingly reach for flavored, premium products backed by compelling brand stories, one category has been ticking those boxes for years: hard cider. Despite the proliferation of hard seltzers, malt beverages, and canned cocktails, this category continues to hold…

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Moosehead’s Got a New Look

New Antlers, Same Moosehead. In the competitive world of beer, staying relevant and appealing to evolving consumer tastes is essential. And so, Moosehead, one of Canada’s oldest and most iconic breweries, recognized the need to rejuvenate its image and connect with a new generation of beer enthusiasts. Fresh colors and imagery have breathed new life…

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Firestone Walker Mind Haze

Firestone Walker’s Mind Haze Lights Up the IPA Galaxy with Flavorful Finesse. For the consumer who craves more than just a beer, Mind Haze is the North Star, guiding taste buds through a galaxy of flavors. It’s not just a beer, it’s a testament to Firestone’s dedication to excellence. Mind Haze Unleashed: A Symphony of…

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Dry January Done Right

Did you know that one in six U.S. adults now participate in Dry January?! Don’t stress – we have you covered with an assortment of non-alcs your customers will be asking for! Dry January Programs You’ll Want to be a Part of! Heineken 0.0 Make it a Drylicious January with Heineken 0.0 Heineken 0.0 has…

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Plan Your Work and Work Your Plan

In the last blog, I discussed Amazon and the disruption they have created in the retail space over the past 10 years. And to quote Yogi Berra, “It’s Déjà vu all over again.” 100 years ago, Sears & Roebuck changed the retail landscape. (They are now out of business). 30 years ago, Wal-Mart entered the…

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