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Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc., Greenwood Village, Colo., released two new beer cocktails for the summer that will be available exclusively at Red Robin dining locations. Served in a limited-edition, reusable beer can, these beer and liquor combinations are served in two styles: the Coors Light Can-Crafted Cocktail, which is a mixture of Coors Light beer, ginger liqueur and lemonade topped with fresh squeezed lemon, and the Blue Moon Can-Crafted Cocktail, which is a combination of Blue Moon Belgian White beer, Svedka Clementine vodka, orange juice and lime juice.
Redd's Apple Ale, a brand of Chicago-based MillerCoors, released the Redd's Apple Launcher, a high-powered, robotic apple cannon that can be shot using the Internet.
Bethesda, Md.-based Honest Tea, an independent operating unit of The Coca-Cola Co., released a video tailored for online viewing titled “If It’s Not Real, It’s Not Honest.”
In time for summer, Waterbury, Vt.-based Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) added Donut House Sweet & Creamy Regular Iced Coffee K-Cup packs for the Keurig single-cup brewing system. Available in grocery stores nationwide, each Sweet & Creamy K-Cup pack is specially formulated to provide a balanced, creamy iced coffee, the company says.
Flavor innovation helped boost the spirits industry in 2012 and is fostering continued growth in 2013, according to Chicago-based Technomic’s recently released “2013 Spirits Trends in Adult Beverage (TAB)” report.
Available through the Pepsi Lipton Tea partnership, a joint venture between Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo and London-based Unilever, Lipton iced tea launched a summer campaign called “Feel the Taste,” which began Memorial Day weekend.
Camden, N.J.-based Campbell Soup Co. reported a 15 percent increase in sales to nearly $2.1 billion for the third quarter of fiscal year 2013.
Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo brands Pepsi and Mountain Dew announced their summertime promotion, "Iconic Summer," which will offer fans the chance to win prizes and exclusive experiences.
Skyy Vodka, a brand of Campari America, San Francisco, announced the launch of its newest advertising and social media campaign, titled "Be Part of the Art," to support its new Skyy Infusions Moscato Grape vodka.
Just as craft beer continues to expand, the Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) & BrewExpo America has grown. Organized by the Brewers Association (BA), a non-profit trade organization based in Boulder, Colo., the CBC attracted 6,400 brewing professionals and approximately 440 exhibitors from March 26 to 29, in Washington, D.C.
Brunswick’s Buffalo Grove and Tavern ‘45 host special guests at its VIP Preview Event on Oct. 14, 2013. The complimentary charity event benefited Clearbrook and the Special Olympics of Illinois. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)
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