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About the Alcohol Report

The Alcohol Trend Report analyzes emerging trends within the alcoholic beverage industry. The report discusses products involving beer branding, uniquely packaged drink bottles and eccentric alcohol gifts. By using our consumer-based data, businesses will stay informed about spirits, sake, aperitifs, ales and wines. Campaigns and infographics that examine drinking games, party favors and other niche alcohol products are also becoming a consistent element in contemporary culture.

Who It's For

The latest campaigns and branding techniques from Smirnoff, Molson-Coors and Jack Daniels are featured in the Alcohol Trend Report. Competitors will be able to use our research to stay on the cutting-edge of the alcoholic beverage industry and identify emerging opportunities.

Using the data from our Alcohol Trend Report can help companies in the alcohol industry with emerging opportunities that can be leveraged for future insight and innovation.

The Alcohol Trend Report, last published on Aug 18, 2015, includes 138 PRO Trends and 690 examples of alcohol market research and alcohol consumer trends related to: spirits, vodka, beers, wines, cognac and alcohol trends.

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Methodology

Our alcohol research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced alcohol articles and 2,448,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 138 Alcohol PRO Trends = 138 Powerpoint Pages Alcohol PPT Report
• 690 Alcohol Examples

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• 97 Alcohol Videos (Online) Alcohol Videos
• 4,140 Alcohol Images (Online) Alcohol Images
• Additional Niche Reports (with a full subscription): Alcohol, Champagne, Extreme, Football, Golf, Hockey, Hunting, Party, Bar, Cheese, Juice, Pop, Burgers, Cigarettes, Circus, Bacon, Barbecue, Water, Candy, Chicken, chocolate, Pizza, Milk, Cookies, Dairy, Dinner, Ice Cream, Restaurant, Pants, Sugar and more!



Sample Alcohol Pro Trends

Each Alcohol PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online alcohol articles, videos and images. Examples:

Experiential Sampling Drinking experiences are heightened with creative, interactive elements Implications - Taking a more experiential approach to extending brand awareness, beverage brands are adopting unexpected sampling experiences for consumer intrigue. Realizing that consumer loyalty requires more than just unique flavors and packaging, alcohol brands are turning to bar features that integrate media, technology and dual-purpose function, as a way to add a one-of-a-kind experience to traditionally routine activities.
Experiential Sampling
Drinking experiences are heightened with creative, interactive elements
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Automated Safety Breathalyzers receive modern, digital updates for tech-savvy consumers Implications - Although breathalyzers were first introduced in the 1960s, the established breath sampling system is receiving a modern makeover with high end, technological updates. Smart handheld systems have the potential to revamp time-honored products and services in a way that makes brands more appealing to young, connected consumers.
Automated Safety
Breathalyzers receive modern, digital updates for tech-savvy consumers
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Herbal Libation Liquor, spirits and cocktails are infused with refreshing green ingredients Implications - The alcohol industry has seen a resurgence of herbal and vegetable-based flavors, particularly in the liquor and spirits category. The move away from sweeter flavors not only reflects a consumer shift towards health-conscious behaviors, but also offers a differentiation and diversification of flavor in the sweet-saturated market. The introduction of lighter, more natural flavors signifies that the alcohol industry is adapting to the health wave without compromising on taste.
Herbal Libation
Liquor, spirits and cocktails are infused with refreshing green ingredients
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Patriotic Libation Alcohol labels adopt nationalistic branding for proud consumers Implications - Alcohol companies are opting for a nationalist approach to branding that incorporates country-specific packaging for proud consumers. The adoption of instantly recognizable designs provides an opportunity for companies to attract the attention of consumers drawn to iconic imagery while tapping into the excitement around events like Independence Day.
Patriotic Libation
Alcohol labels adopt nationalistic branding for proud consumers
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Celebratory Libation Alcohol branding accommodates festive events for partying consumers Implications - Alcoholic branding is taking on a celebratory motif that acknowledges the partying motifs that are often associated with drinking. This uninhibited approach to marketing helps labels target consumers in a direct fashion that, from the outset, makes no mistake of the intent of products.
Celebratory Libation
Alcohol branding accommodates festive events for partying consumers
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Pub Impermanence Contemporary bars are reinterpreted with transient, temporary designs Implications - Bars are entering the mobile sphere with a series of transient, temporary designs. By tapping into the lifestyles of young consumers who are drawn to travel and have rapidly changing schedules, bars are staying relevant while also delivering an attractive experience with minimal time and space commitment.
Pub Impermanence
Contemporary bars are reinterpreted with transient, temporary designs
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Refreshed Libation Citrus flavors are added to alcoholic beverages for a health-conscious twist Implications - As consumers continue to prioritize healthy living, typically indulgent beverages, like alcohol, are being updated with healthier ingredients as a means of catering to changing lifestyles. By adding bold citrus flavors to traditionally sugar-heavy cocktails, consumers are seeking not only to elevate alcoholic beverages with a lighter palate, but also maintain a health-conscious lifestyle without sacrificing high-calorie indulgences.
Refreshed Libation
Citrus flavors are added to alcoholic beverages for a health-conscious twist
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Multi-Sensory Therapy Consumers turn to virtual technology as a therapeutic method Implications - Modern therapy services are applying virtual reality tactics to treatment in an attempt to add interactivity and technological allure. By combining therapeutic solutions with online gaming and multi-sensory visuals, brands are not only making the therapeutic process more engaging, they're also redefining how mental health is approached.
Multi-Sensory Therapy
Consumers turn to virtual technology as a therapeutic method
8 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 132 more Alcohol PRO Trends and 690 examples!



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