Beverage brands launch new packaging sizes, formats
August 15, 2016
Craft brewery Alpine Beer Co. introduced its fan-favorite Willy Vanilly Ale to consumers nationwide in 12-ounce glass bottles. A vanilla-spiced American wheat ale, Willy Vanilly previously was a draft-only offering exclusively served in the Alpine Beer Co. tasting room and restaurant in San Diego.
Packaging redesign features label redesign on new glass bottles
August 15, 2016
David Nicholson Whiskey, a brand of Luxco, unveiled a brand refresh for its David Nicholson 1843 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey and its new David Nicholson Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. The brand, which dates back to 1843, now is offering its 100-proof, ultra-premium bourbon in an updated and upscale package for both variants, it says.
Company partners with Saxco International for innovative packaging
July 5, 2016
Baltimore, Md.-based Sagamore Spirit introduced its premium Sagamore Spirit Straight Rye Whiskey in three major markets in the United States: Maryland; Washington, D.C.; and Delaware, with New York to follow shortly, the company says.
Around the Bend Beer Co.’s Puffing Billy American brown ale launched in six-packs of 12-ounce bottles for the first time. Named after a legendary steam locomotive, Puffing Billy presents a label that fits into the Chicago-based startup brewery’s existing profile with an imaginative steampunk-inspired design, the company says.
Real-sugar version of soft drink debuts in bottles
June 15, 2016
In celebration of its 100th birthday, the Southern soda brand Grapico announced the launch of a new campaign, vintage-inspired packaging and a real-sugar version, which will be available in glass bottles.
To celebrate the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 29, Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka released two commemorative, limited-edition bottles. Fuzzy’s first is a 750-ml commemorative glass bottle that pays homage to the history of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and past Indianapolis 500 winners.
When Madonna sang, “You know that we are living in a material world, and I am material girl,” the American singer could not have foreseen that her “Material Girl” song would eventually characterize her in the mainstream media. Although Madonna was not singing about glass, aluminum or plastic, these primary packaging materials, like the 1984 pop hit, have become classics.