Last month, the beer giant Carlsberg presented the first prototype of the bio-degradable “Green Fiber Bottle,” announced earlier in January 2015 at World Economic Forum in Davos.
Miller Lite, a popular American brand of light beer, is going back to its roots and introducing a heritage branding and packaging as of 1975. In that year Miller Brewing Company, the brand owner, “revolutionized” the beer category with the launch of the first low-calorie beer product in the U.S. containing just 96 calories.
Advanced technology allows beer-lovers to watch a movie using a Grolsch beer bottle. This bottle has a special embedded device, which accepts radio signals and transmits them from the Bluetooth beacon under the bottle top directly to the device a person wants to watch the movie on. The online cinema is available at www.movieunlocker.com.
Budweiser is forming a true street band with the help of established musicians as part of its ongoing global campaign “’Budweiser Made for Music.” The beer brand is searching talent on the streets and subways of such big cities as London and New York with a goal to find the best musicians for its “ultimate busker band.”
Following the launch of the global “Where is Next” social compass that is designed to help people discover some hottest clubs and pubs in their city, Heineken is rolling out the “Routine Interruptions” effort in the USA to help urban dwellers re-discover their area. The new experience comes as part of an ongoing “Cities of the World” campaign, launched this spring.
Heineken USA is rolling out the “Best Tasting Light” campaign for its light beer starring American actor, three-time Emmy award winner Neil Patrick Harris. The concept of the effort derives from the high recognition of Heineken Light as the “Best Low Calorie Lager” at the 2013 World Beer Championships, promoting the fuller taste of reformulated, but still low calorie beer.
Heineken is rolling out a new geo-centric digital effort called “Where Is Next” that comes as part of the “Cities of the World” campaign, started in mid-May. The new activation, devised in collaboration with R/GA London, uses the hash tag @wherenext across several social-media sites as a a social compass that lets users discover the hottest locations across their cities each night.