Author Archives: Mark Gallo

Sol Beer delivers freedom

Too many brands are becoming comfortable with their traditional sampling efforts. Notable examples are tap take overs or sending in models to purchase a round of beers at a tavern. On paper these might produce some great one on one … Continue reading

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A craft beer sampling worth fighting over

Most craft beers do not have the budget for mass marketing nor would most want to be associated with traditional media outlets. Finding ways to stand out and gain attention has become difficult in the increasingly diverse craft beer segment, … Continue reading

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Budweiser Canada and Hockey

While Budweiser in Canada is not the official beer of the NHL, the brand has created a remarkable hockey campaign that was recently unveiled. In trying to connect with consumers passion for their favorite team, Budweiser looked no further than … Continue reading

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Heineken delivers on its “Open Your World” campaign

Heineken is building of their successful 1st journey story were a gentlemen traveled from Shangdu in Inner Monguolia to Bangkok, Thailand and his only form of payment was a Heineken bottle.  Along the way consumers were able to view weekly youtube … Continue reading

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Enrich the beer shopping experience

With almost 80% of the beer volume being sold in the off premise segment (grocery & convenience stores), brands are focusing on innovate ways to grab the attention of consumers at retail. The following campaign from Red Strip surely breaks … Continue reading

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Football fields are the new Corona Beach

In recent years Corona has been searching for ways to expand the brands appeal and drinking occasions. At one point the brand was tied in 100% to sandy beach imagery. In recent years the brand took the relaxation and escaping … Continue reading

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Budweiser cleverly extends happy hour

The problem with all happy hours, is that they all cease at some arbitrary time set by a bar. Happy hours exist to attract patrons who want to socialize, laugh and share stories over a bite & drink. Budweiser, in … Continue reading

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