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Ian Poulter does the unthinkable


Usually when you order a Stella Artois in a bar and it gets poured into one of their famous branded chalices the bartender will scrape off the overflowing head allowing it to lay flat on the top. So instead of doing that with a flat edge, imagine doing it with a pitching wedge on a […]

Famous Grouse releases 1986 single malt


To celebrate their sponsorship of the 2014 Commonwealth games in Glasgow The Famous Grouse is releasing a limited edition of bottling of Glenturret 1986 Cask Strength (46%abv). Only 1800 bottles are being produced each being sold at a RRP of £150. Glenturret 1986 is not only integral to The Famous Grouse blend but this batch […]

Blackthorn Cider Offer Dark Fruits Flavour


As part of a brand refresh Blackthorn cider has introduced its new flavour, Blackthorn Black ‘n Black. Blackthorn Black ‘n Black is a 4% ABV dark fruits Somerset cider and will attempt to take on newcomers to the cider market which has become increasingly popular in recent months with introductions such as Stella Artois Cidre […]

WKD Offers ‘Mix It Up’ 10 Packs


No stranger to a cocktail, WKD drinks have often been offered in novelty jugs over the years and now the brand is aiming to take that creativity into the home with its ‘Mix it Up’ 10 packs. Each Mix it Up pack contains 2x 275ml bottles of five popular WKD flavours. The idea isn’t just […]

Somersby Cider Take Social Initiative with #Friendsie


Somersby Cider has taken straight talking to a new level with its socially inspiring campaign #friendsie. Somersby have released an advert set in the 19th Century which sees Lord Somersby battling against the self-portrait obsession in favour of pictures with friend. The idea behind this is to get people to enjoy their drinks together. The […]

Kestrel Launch First TV Ads for 30 Years


The brand, famous in the 1980′s for it’s comedic adverts starring Russ Abbot and Hugh Laurie, has taken a new tact with its latest adverts and added a modern twist dropping the comedy element from its branding. The adverts will now focus on the brand’s heritage and the techniques used during the brewing process. Kestrel […]

Natch cider launches one-in-a-million


The Shepton Mallet Cider Mill is giving cider fans across the country the chance to win their own height in cases of Natch cider. To win the prize the user has to find the unique code printed on the one millionth can produced in 2014, part of 200,000 new promotional cans. Speaking about the competition, […]

Malibu creates YouTube content hub for global Best Summer Ever Project campaign


To launch the first part of its ‘best summer ever project’ Malibu have made a content portal on you tube which encourages its consumers  curate a list of summer experiences. The video invites people to participate in the #BestSummerEver listby choosing from a list of over 100 activities. One of these being ‘saying yes to […]

Moët & Chandon launch Instagram #icechallenge


To launch the new Moët & Chandon Ice Imperial drink the brand is inviting consumers to share snaps on Instagram throughout the summer using the hashtag #icechallenge. Each month a new theme will be posted and fans are asked to take pictures that they think best illustrates that theme. June’s theme is ‘urban and fresh’ […]

Kopparberg Cider Launch Summer Flavours


Kopparberg are releasing a multi-channel marketing campaign focusing on its Elderflower and Lime and Cloudberry variants which are the latest edition to its range of flavours. The £4m campaign will be rolled out across TV, outdoor, digital, video on demand, press and events. To help with the launch Kopparberg bars will be set up at […]