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Redd’s Apple Ale adds two flavors

Green Apple and Wicked Mango join portfolio

Redd’s Apple Ale, a brand of Chicago-based MillerCoors, a joint venture of SABMiller plc and Molson Coors Brewing Co., added two new flavors to its line of super-premium domestic beers: Green Apple and Wicked Mango.


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AB releases Lemon-Ade-Rita

Summer seasonal joins Bud Light Lime Ritas portfolio

St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch announced that its Bud Light Lime Ritas portfolio will add a summer seasonal to its lineup: Lemon-Ade-Rita.


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612Brew targets growth with addition of Rexam cans

Ball tenders offer to acquire Rexam

Looking to expand its reach and bring its beers to even more customers, Minneapolis-based 612Brew launched three of its distinctive craft brews — Six, Unrated Rye IPA and Gateway Park Lager — in 12-ounce cans from Rexam Beverage Can North America, Chicago.


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Heineken brings UCL excitement to U.S. consumers

#ChampionTheMatch campaign brings exclusive content and experiences, special-edition packaging

To help U.S. soccer fans get into the action of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Champions League (UCL) games, Heineken is kicking off its 2015 #ChampionTheMatch UCL campaign. The brand of White Plains, N.Y.-based Heineken USA will give fans of legal drinking age access to soccer legends through the Twitter handle @HeinekenSoccer, new Heineken UCL packages featuring contests, and a chance to get up close with the Champions League trophy, the brand says.


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Berghoff Stock Ale debut

Chicago-based Berghoff Brewery hosted a Berghoff Happy Hour to celebrate the release of its new Berghoff Stock Ale. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

Louis Glunz Beer Inc. Global Beer Expo

Louis Glunz Beer Inc., a Chicago area beer and hard cider distributor, hosted its 20th Global Beer Expo on April 14 in Rosemont, Ill. The expo enabled attendees to meet more than 50 brewers and sample more than 200 beverages sold by the distributor. (Photos by Stephanie Cernivec)

Related: Wholesaler of the Year: Louis Glunz Beer Inc.

Brunswicks Buffalo Grove VIP Preview Event

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)

A Most Interesting Masquerade by Dos Equis

Heineken’s Dos Equis brand partnered with RedEye Chicago to host the RedEye Masquerade Ball on Oct. 24, 2013, in Chicago. The event included masked attendees, culinary adventures and, of course, Dos Equis beer and Dos Equis cocktails. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

Baderbrau Beer & Bacon Dinner

Craft beer brand Baderbräu pairs its beers with bacon-infused dishes by Chef Monica Sharma at a special dinner Nov. 5, 2013, in Chicago. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

Related story: Baderbrau pairs craft beers with bacon

EVENTS

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Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America

4/14/15
Portland, OR
United States

The Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) is one of few industry events that serves both brewpubs and consumer packaged goods breweries.

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National Beer Wholesalers Association Legislative Conference

4/26/15
Washington, DC
United States

Each year, the Legislative Conference provides distributors with the opportunity to hear from industry leaders and to educate members of Congress about the importance of effective state-based alcohol regulation, and more.

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2015 ASBC Annual Meeting

6/13/15
La Quinta Resort & Club
La Quinta, CA
United States
The ASBC Annual Meeting features the latest in brewing science. Read More

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Great American Beer Festival

9/24/15
Denver, CO
United States

The Great American Beer Festival (GABF) is the premier U.S. beer festival and competition

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2015 Master Brewers Association (MBAA) Annual Conference

10/7/15
Hyatt Regency
Jacksonville, FL
United States
Learn about the latest in brewing processes and technologies. Read More

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National Beer Wholesalers Association Annual Convention

10/11/15
Las Vegas, NV
United States

NBWA’s Annual Convention is designed to provide valuable education programs and important networking opportunities for the beer industry.

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Top Beverage Flavors of 2014

Traditional flavors make up a large portion of beverage-makers’ selections, but tropical and exotic ones aren’t trailing too far behind. That’s according to research by BNP Media’s Market Research Division for Beverage Industry’s 2014 Product Development Outlook survey. Also see what's anticipated for top-selling flavors of 2015.

Click here to view the infographic in PDF format.

2/18/15 2:00 pm EST

A Healthy Future: Analyzing the latest health and wellness trends in the beverage market

The beverage marketplace continues to evolve to meet new trends and regulations. Our expert speakers will share with you their insight on what health and wellness topics will be paramount for the future success in the beverage industry.

Podcasts

Gert van Manen, president of iTi Tropicals Inc., shares his insights on the U.S. coconut water market. Citing research from Krueger Food Laboratories, he also supplies information highlighting the difference between products that declare their added sugars and those that do not.

Beverage Industry Magazine

BI February 2015 cover

2015 February

The February 2015 Beverage Industry includes a cover story on Bai Brands, as well as articles about calorie moderation, sparkling and premium wines, and more. Check it out today!

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