Tag Archives: Miller Lite

• Coors Is Releasing A Gluten-Free Beer. Yum.

Coors Is Releasing A Gluten-Free Beer. Yum.

MillerCoors is the latest brand to accommodate those with gluten allergies and sensitivities. The brand is releasing a gluten-free beer called Coors Peak Copper Lager, according to AdAge. MillerCoors described the taste of the beer as “light to medium-bodied crisp copper lager” and that it has a “malty, slight caramel profile offset by subtly spicy hops and the […]

• Drizly uncorks a second e-commerce revenue stream

Drizly uncorks a second e-commerce revenue stream

On Friday, The Wall Street Journal reported that Drizly, the Boston-based online alcohol delivery company, had inked a major deal with MillerCoors to cross-promote the delivery service. As part of the partnership, Drizly delivered cases of Miller Lite for free over the past weekend in four of its nine service cities. While the news of […]

• Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale, the first Nascar-branded beer

Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale, the first Nascar-branded beer

Dale’s is hardly a newcomer to the craft beer world—the beer, produced by the Colorado-based Oskar Blues Brewery, has been around since 2002. But it’s been in the news of late for two reasons: First, it’s the brew most associated with the craft beer-in-cans movement, a trend that reached new heights earlier this year when […]

• Holy mole: craft beer to be available at Chipotle

Holy mole: craft beer to be available at Chipotle

Fifteen Chicago Chiptole restaurants are adding an unlikely item to their menus in the next week: local craft beer. The beer will be from Chicago’s 5 Rabbit brewery, sitting on Chipotle racks alongside more predictable offerings like Pacifico, Dos XX, Corona and Miller Lite. Since launching in the summer of 2011, 5 Rabbit has positioned itself […]

• New tool lets brands ‘age screen’ their Twitter followers

New tool lets brands ‘age screen’ their Twitter followers

Particularly useful for alcohol brands and marketers from other industries with age-related requirements, the solution unveiled today promises a quick and easy method of age screening – in a way that’s consistent with standard industry practices. Following several weeks of beta-testing with a small, select group of alcohol brands from several of the alcohol industry’s […]

Party Crashing Cows Help Themselves To Beer

Party Crashing Cows Help Themselves To Beer

Several stray cows crashed a backyard party in Massachusetts, grabbing a few beers before police started chasing after them. “They enjoyed it, there’s no doubt about it,” said Lt. James Riter of the Boxford Police Department. “They went right for the beer and then when one was done, they’d knock another one over and take […]

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• Big Whoop. Coors Tops Bud in Consumer Reports Beer Taste Tests

Big Whoop. Coors Tops Bud in Consumer Reports Beer Taste Tests

Beers from Trader Joe’s and Walgreens stand up to name-brand competition. Looking to enjoy the last weeks of football season with the perfect brew?  Coors regular topped Consumer Reports’ recent taste test of beers, blowing away nine brews including Budweiser and Bud Light.  Name Tag and Big Flats — store brands from Trader Joe’s and […]

• Beer Companies Tap Latino Market

Beer Companies Tap Latino Market

Bilingual Cartons and a Cuban-American Rapper Figure in Beer Makers’ Plans to Tap Growing Market. The world’s brewing giants, struggling to eke out growth in the sluggish U.S. market, are stepping up their courtship of the country’s Hispanics. This summer, MillerCoors is rolling out bilingual packaging in the U.S., adding Spanish to the cartons that […]

• Wisconsin: Bar dumping MillerCoors beer over new anti-craft beer law

Wisconsin: Bar dumping MillerCoors beer over new anti-craft beer law

Dump for Independents, which is protesting Motion 414 in Wisconsin’s recently passed 2011-13 budget. How much beer will you be dumping? Between two and three barrels. What brands? Miller Lite, Leinenkugel’s and Blue Moon. What message are you hoping to send? We’re really hoping to kind of educate people on what’s going on as far […]

• Wisconsin: Craft brewers vent anger over budget provision

Wisconsin: Craft brewers vent anger over budget provision

The number of craft brewers is growing across the state, with beer-brand names like New Glarus, Capital Brewery and Sprecher as recognizable to many Wisconsin beer drinkers as Bud and Miller Lite. In all, the state’s 60 craft brewers now account for 5 percent — a rising but still slim percentage — of the state’s […]

• Craft Brewers Trending To Consumer Friendly Session Beers

Craft Brewers Trending To Consumer Friendly Session Beers

Lower-Alcohol Varieties Pump Volume by Allowing Beer Fans to Have More Brew. Redhook was not the first craft brewer in America, but it was certainly among the pioneers when it poured its first brew in Seattle in 1982, a spicy Belgian ale. And in the nearly 30 years since then, it and other craft brewers […]

• Coors Light Aluminum Pint So Popular They Ran Out Of It

Coors Light Aluminum Pint So Popular They Ran Out Of It

MillerCoors, a joint venture of SABMiller PLC (SBMRY, SAB.JO) and Molson Coors Brewing Co. (TAP, TAPA), has suspended distribution of its Coors Light aluminum pint bottle because demand for the two-month-old product has outstripped supply, according to Beer Business Daily. The Coors Light Silver Bullet Aluminum Pint, which has a resealable twist-off cap, was launched […]

• Craft Beer: More Costly. Totally Worth It.

Craft Beer: More Costly. Totally Worth It.

“To borrow from Sam Calagione’s business philosophy in Brewing Up a Business, it strikes me that education has to be a very large component of the expansion of the craft beer movement beyond the realm of the enthusiast. One reason that the consumer needs to be educated is because craft beer costs more, on average, […]

• Barney's Beanery measures Whitman vs. Brown race in pre-election 'Rock the Beer Vote' event

Barney's Beanery measures Whitman vs. Brown race in pre-election 'Rock the Beer Vote' event

Barney’s Beanery, nearing its 90th anniversary of roadhouse business, will be hosting its third “Rock the Beer Vote” with patrons getting a head start and casting their votes beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 26. Just as was done during the Obama-McCain competition, where thousands cast their publicly tallied votes on video screens prior to the election, […]

• Want craft beer but not sure where to start? Try these Gateway Beers

Want craft beer but not sure where to start? Try these Gateway Beers

This is a perennial topic on any online message board dedicated in any degree to craft beer or home brewing, but I’ve yet to give it any attention in this space. Time to correct that oversight. The typical question that usually gets posted on craft beer message boards goes something like this: “My buddy is […]