Budweiser, a brand of St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch, unveiled its first zero alcohol brew: Budweiser Zero. Developed and co-founded in partnership with NBA legend, entrepreneur and advocate Dwyane Wade, this zero-sugar, 50 calorie beverage has the same taste profile as Budweiser, but with zero percent ABV.
Craft brewer partners with Sustainable Beverage Technologies to create flavorful beer
July 7, 2020
Bend, Ore.-based Deschutes Brewery recently embarked on a new endeavor to create a high-quality non-alcohol beer that rivals the experience of a full-strength craft beer. The result is Deschutes’ alcohol-free Irish Stout, a traditional Irish-style stout with coffee-like roasted malt character, light chocolate and a dry, light-bodied drinking experience.
Imported beer brand unveils latest James Bond marketing partnership
March 2, 2020
To celebrate the global partnership with the upcoming James Bond film “No Time to Die,” Heineken is revealing the real secrets to being Bond and encouraging shoppers to connect with their inner secret agent, it says. The retail promotion invites consumers to text “Heineken” to “007” to receive a disappearing invisible ink message. The message will reveal to consumers whether they have won prizes, including branded merchandise, tickets to advance movie screenings, or a pair of tickets to the red-carpet event in Los Angeles, it adds.
Wellbeing Brewing Company has partnered with Just Add Buoy to launch Victory, a zero-proof wheat brew that also hydrates while you drink it. Just Add Buoy worked with a pharmaceutical expert to develop the flavorless blend of electrolytes, B vitamins, and antioxidants that is used in the brew to make it not only refreshing, but also hydrating.
Beverage Industry’s August issue, discover how craft spirits are embracing “local” and innovation in our cover story. Up next, get insights into how the pandemic has ended up benefiting the club store channel, and impacted beverage research and development by spurning importance of immune-boosting ingredients. Among the latest in new products and packaging, get an exclusive look into citrus ingredients, energy drinks, and how technology and sustainability trends are driving beverage manufacturing and innovation.