New sessionable available in Fall Orchard Sampler Variety Pack
August 16, 2016
Angry Orchard, a brand of Boston-based The Boston Beer Co., announced the launch of Easy Apple, its newest less-sweet hard cider. Easy Apple offers consumers an easy-drinking hard cider option from Angry Orchard that’s lower in calories and sessionable, the company says. The hard cider will be introduced in six-packs in select states this month, includingWashington State,Oregon,Idaho,Montana,ArkansasandRhode Island. Easy Apple also will be available nationwide in the Angry Orchard Fall Orchard Sampler Variety Pack, it adds.
White Plains, N.Y.-based Heineken USA celebrated the official first run of Red Stripe to come off the line in Jamaica. Following the acquisition of a controlling stake of the brand in October 2015, Heineken has been working toward repatriation of the production of Red Stripe beer from North America back to the brand’s home country of Jamaica, it says.
Comprehensive program includes an online Strongbow Flavor Quiz
August 15, 2016
This fall, Strongbow Hard Apple Cider, a brand of White Plains, N.Y.-based Heineken USA, announced that it will inspire legal-drinking-aged consumers to add more flavor to their harvest season with Strongbow’s range of flavors in a new marketing campaign. The comprehensive program also will include national TV advertisements, social media support, interactive applications, sampling and more, the company says.
Distribution company runs operations in 44 states, District of Columbia, Carribean, Canada
August 15, 2016
Miami-based Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits, LLC announced the completion of the business combination between Southern Wine & Spirits of America Inc., Miami, and Glazer's Inc., Dallas, forming Southern Glazer's. Southern and Glazer's announced Jan. 11 the signing of a definitive agreement to combine their businesses, the company says.
Chicago-based MillerCoors, the joint-venture between London-based SAB Miller plc and Denver-based Molson Coors Brewing Co., released its 2016 Sustainability Report, providing a comprehensive review of the company's 2015 efforts in the areas of alcohol responsibility, environmental stewardship and community investment.
New York-based Breakthru Beverage Group has acquired full ownership of Alliance Beverage Distributing Co. Alliance now will operate as Breakthru Beverage Arizona, joining the national distributor as the 14th state of the company’s U.S. operations, it says.