Video: The Best Beer Brands of 2020

What were the top beer brands and trends from this past year? In this video, editors Kyle Swartz and Melissa Dowling, along with Beverage Information Group research director Marina Velez, present some of the 2020 Beer Growth Brands Awards Winners, acknowledging those brands that stood above and beyond the rest. https://www.youtube.com/embed/pP6L5j88SC0?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en-US&autohide=2&wmode=transparentAdvertisementhttps://imasdk.googleapis.com/js/core/bridge3.432.0_en.html#goog_46989530901:01 / 01:56 The post Video: The Best Beer Brands of 2020 first appeared on Cheers. Go to Source Author: Melissa Dowling {authorlink}

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Brew The Right Thing: The 2020 Beer Growth Brands

While beer sales have seen a lift this year due to consumers stocking up, the category has faced significant challenges as more consumers turn to spirits, and cocktails and wine encroach on traditional beer-drinking occasions. The proliferation of craft and regional styles has also led to a head-spinning array of choices for consumers.  Our annual Beer Growth Brands Awards winners indicate what’s trending, from new IPA iterations and ales to the ever-popular hard seltzers, Mexican…

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Q&A: Why Heineken Zero’s A Hero

Non-alcoholic beer Heineken 0.0, which launched in January 2019, won a Growth Brands award this year for being a Top Sales Driver. We caught up with Meredith Kiss, Heineken brand manager at Heineken USA, to learn more about the brand. WHAT PROMOTIONS AND ACTIVATIONS IN 2019 LED TO THE BRAND’S POPULARITY?Going to market with two pack types offered consumers a choice and gave both distributors and retailers a reason to put cases on display. Placement…

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The top four Spirited Awards 2020 finalists

Tales of the Cocktail has revealed the shortlist for its 14th annual Spirited Awards, with The Spirits Business named one of the top four finalists for Best Cocktail & Spirits Publication. In May, Tales of the Cocktail (TOTC) revealed the top 10 nominees for each category in its Spirited Awards 2020. However, some of these nominees will no longer be up for the award they were nominated for. This year there were a number of…

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How Ruffino and Grand Marnier Became Hall of Fame Brands

Our 2020 Growth Brands Awards recognize the fastest-growing wine and spirits in America. In our last issue we highlighted the many winners across multiple categories. Now, we zero in on a select handful that has gone above and beyond in achieving sustained success. To make our Growth Brands Hall of Fame, a brand must win at least 15 Growth Brands Awards, which have presented annually since 1997. Our two Hall of Famers in 2020 are Ruffino and Grand Marnier, which combined…

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