Tag Archives: Beer

Launching a new brand

Rickard’s introduction of their new “Blonde” style beer was literally taken to new heights. With help from their local brewmaster, David Hamel and local chef Jean-François Plante, Rickard’s executed a food pairing dinner in the sky. By creating a memorable … Continue reading

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I would like to present a best practice opportunity from Kronenbourg 1664 beer that can easily be applied to other industries as well. Live Q&A’s via social media are the future. Every fan is a reporter in this social media … Continue reading

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Beer Exchange

Rainier beer has a tremendous hipster beer appeal in the Pacific Northwest. The Rainier tall boy is a staple in the Seattle neighborhoods of Ballard, Freemont and Capitol Hill. Drinking Rainier is a badge. 2 things that this brand does … Continue reading

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Dos Equis Marketing

Dos Equis struck gold with their “Most Interesting Man” campaign. His one-liners are as popular as the Chuck Norris Facts. Pop culture has embraced this fictional character and consumers immortalize him on Halloween by donning replica costumes.  The campaign defied all the … Continue reading

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Stealing a page from Champagne companies

Besides other beers, beer brands compete against champagne, liquor and wine for Share of Throat. It seems as if they have waved the white flag, especially at night clubs. Beer companies have a hard time competing in night clubs where … Continue reading

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Mystery of Rolling Rock “33”

Rolling Rock over the years has produced some memorable campaigns. 3  notable campaigns that should ring a bell are Moonvertising, Foul Ball and Beer Ape all approved by Ron Stablehorn. These campaigns by the “former VP of Rolling Rock” even … Continue reading

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Wheat field advertising

Shock Top, a Belgian White wheat style beer from AB InBev whose main competitor is Blue Moon from MillerCoors, has an interesting marketing program in place to generate buzz about the brand. They partnered with Stan Herd a leading crop … Continue reading

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