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Top 100 Drinking Ideas in April

From Hydrating Melon Waters to Yogurt-Based Coffee Drinks

— April 24, 2016 — Lifestyle
From watermelon-based drinks that provide a refreshing way to stay hydrated to blended coffees made from frozen yogurt, the April 2016 drinking trends reveal a renewed focus on chilled beverages. Indeed, with summer just around the corner, there is a greater emphasis on cold beverage innovations.

One of the categories that has received the most attention recently is that of functional waters. Beyond waters infused with extra vitamins, there are now functional drinks designed to deliver a wide variety of benefits. Some noteworthy examples of functional water innovations include detoxifying aloe waters, manganese-rich birch waters and cleansing chlorophyll waters.

Beyond water, the April 2016 drinking trends also reveal major innovations when it comes to coffee-based beverages. For example, Cafe Racer is a carbonated cold brew coffee that comes in a ready-to-drink bottle. Additionally, Chick-fil-A is introducing a new blended coffee beverage made with frozen yogurt.
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Salty-Sweet Lattes
Salty-Sweet Lattes
Shreebs' 'Salted Dulse' is Prepared by Mixing Spices and Coffee with Salt
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98
Dessert-Infused Liquors
Dessert-Infused Liquors
This Dry Gin is Designed to Mimic the Taste of Hot Cross Buns
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97
Pie-Flavored Spirits
Pie-Flavored Spirits
Midnight Moon's 'Apple Pie' is Flavored with Apple Juice and a Cinnamon Stick
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96
Savory Espresso Cocktails
Savory Espresso Cocktails
Box Kite NYC's Espresso Tonic is Infused with Unconventional Ingredients
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95
Savory Vegetable Teas
Savory Vegetable Teas
These Teas are Made from Organic Vegetables, Wild Herbs and Spices
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94
Banana-Flavored Milks
Banana-Flavored Milks
Sir Bananas Drinks are Enhanced with Banana Puree
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93
Smart Mechanical Decanters
Smart Mechanical Decanters
The iFAVINE 'iSommerlier' Makes Decanting Wine a Connected Endeavor
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92
Healthy Avocado Margaritas
Healthy Avocado Margaritas
This Blended Fruit Drink Contains Avocado for Added Creaminess
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91
Presidential Beer Cans
Presidential Beer Cans
The Bernie Weisse Beer is Inspired by Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders
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90
Sakura-Inspired Blended Beverages
Sakura-Inspired Blended Beverages
The Cherry Blossom Frappuccino is Inspired by Japanese Flowers
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89
Recreated Vino Paintings
Recreated Vino Paintings
Sanja Jankovic Recreates Famous Artworks Using Wine as Drawing Ink
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88
Cold Maple Coffees
Cold Maple Coffees
Happy Tree Fuses Maple Water and Cold-Brewed Coffee
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87
Hassle-Free Meal Replacement
Hassle-Free Meal Replacement
The StonerShake Line is Meant for Those Who are Too Busy to Cook
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86
Maple Bacon Coffee Blends
Maple Bacon Coffee Blends
Boss Hog's Coffee Range Blends Sweet and Savory Flavor Profiles
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85
Salted Caramel Coffee Beverages
Salted Caramel Coffee Beverages
This New Java Monster Drink Adds a Salty Touch to Caramel
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84
Galactic Character Growlers
Galactic Character Growlers
These Star Wars Beer Set Include Themed Glasses and a Bottle Opener
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83
Basil Iced Coffee Beverages
Basil Iced Coffee Beverages
This Unique Iced Coffee Flavor is Enhanced with a Fresh Herb
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82
Foamy Beer Dispensers
Foamy Beer Dispensers
The Foamy Head Server Ensures Canned Beer is Served with Adequate Foam
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81
Protein-Rich Coconut Water
Protein-Rich Coconut Water
Vital from Coco Libre Makes Healthy Coconut Water Even More Beneficial
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80
Aged Bourbon Maple Syrups
Aged Bourbon Maple Syrups
The Pappy Table Syrup is Flavored Inside Vintage Liquor Barrels
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79
Infused Birch Water
Infused Birch Water
Säpp's Birch Tree Water Comes in Varieties Infused with Nettle and Rosehip
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78
Boozy Ice Cream Flights
Boozy Ice Cream Flights
This Ice Cream Dish Celebrates St. Patrick's Day with Whiskey Flavors
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77
Fruity Nut Milks
Fruity Nut Milks
These Non-Dairy Milks from NÜMOO Use Fruits and Dates as Sweeteners
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76
Rude-Surcharge Restaurants
Rude-Surcharge Restaurants
Two French Cafes Raise the Prices for "Barbaric" Customers
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75
SMS Drink Orders
SMS Drink Orders
Dirty Lemon's Healthy Detoxifying Drink Can Only Be Ordered by Text
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74
Cannabis-Infused Vodka
Cannabis-Infused Vodka
The Humboldt's Botanical Liquor Contains a Percentage of Hemp Sativa
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73
Fruity Sports Drink Flavors
Fruity Sports Drink Flavors
This Popular Sports Drink Now Comes in Two Tasty New Fruit Flavors
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72
Wine-Aerating Dispensers
Wine-Aerating Dispensers
The 'Aervana' Electric Aerating Wine Dispenser Pours Perfect Glasses
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71
Farm-to-Table Gastrobreweries
Farm-to-Table Gastrobreweries
Batch by Creemore Springs Combines Local Food Fare with Draft Beer
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70
Electrolyte-Enriched Teas
Electrolyte-Enriched Teas
Titan Tea's Beverage Range Rejuvenates and Detoxifies
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69
Yogurt-Based Coffee Drinks
Yogurt-Based Coffee Drinks
The New Frosted Coffee from Chick-fil-A is Made with Frozen Yogurt
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68
Preserved Vitamin Teas
Preserved Vitamin Teas
Tea of a Kind's Flavored Tea Beverages are Enriched with C Vitamins
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67
Rejuvenating Vitamin Teas
Rejuvenating Vitamin Teas
The Oshee Vitamin Tea Range is Made With Natural Graviola Ingredients
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66
Soccer-Themed Beer Cases
Soccer-Themed Beer Cases
The Limited-Edition Beer Cases from Carlsberg Celebrate UEFA Euro 2016
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65
TV Show-Inspired Wines
TV Show-Inspired Wines
This Wine is Inspired by a Character from Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
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64
Hydrating Melon Water
Hydrating Melon Water
DRINKmaple Introduces an All-new Melon Water Beverage at Expo West
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63
Pistachio-Flavored Coffees
Pistachio-Flavored Coffees
The New Pistachio Iced Coffee from Dunkin' Donuts Boasts a Nutty Flavor
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62
Cocoa Avocado Drinks
Cocoa Avocado Drinks
Sharetea's Avocado Rock Salt Cheese Drink is Part Salty, Part Sweet
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61
Powerful Protein Teas
Powerful Protein Teas
Isopure's Signature Teas are an Ideal Pre-Workout Supplement
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60
Beer-Drinking Internships
Beer-Drinking Internships
The World of Beer Internship Involves Traveling from Brewery to Brewery
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59
Superfood Protein Teas
Superfood Protein Teas
Blu Dot's Nutritious Beverages are Filled With Natural Flavors and Vitamins
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58
Instructional Mixology Apps
Instructional Mixology Apps
The Perfect Drink Smart Scale is an App for Mixing Professional Drinks
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57
Nutritious Gazpacho Drinks
Nutritious Gazpacho Drinks
This Line of Drinkable Gazpacho Provides an Alternative to Sweet Drinks
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56
Protein-Enriched Beers
Protein-Enriched Beers
This High-Protein Beer is Designed for Health-Conscious Beer Drinkers
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55
Fashion Label Cafes
Fashion Label Cafes
The Marni Flower Cafe Features a Menu of Decadent Italian Treats
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54
Handcrafted Probiotic Sodas
Handcrafted Probiotic Sodas
This Healthy Soda Alternative is Made with Water Kefir Grains
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53
Sparkling Fruit Juices
Sparkling Fruit Juices
The New Minute Maid Sparkling Range Features Carbonates Juices
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52
Aggressive Cider Branding
Aggressive Cider Branding
The 'Angry Orchard' Hard Cider Line Boasts Imaginative Names
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51
Caffeinated Coconut Water
Caffeinated Coconut Water
Harmless Harvest's Coffee Water is Equivalent to Half an Espresso Shot
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50
Salty Kombucha Tea Blends
Salty Kombucha Tea Blends
This Variety of Organic Kombucha is Made with Savory Ingredients
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49
Herbal Fruit Water
Herbal Fruit Water
Zpirit Specializes in Making Exotic Fruit-Infused Water
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48
Sugar-Free Functional Waters
Sugar-Free Functional Waters
These Natural Vitamin Waters Provide an Alternative to Soft Drinks
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47
Tropical Goji Beverages
Tropical Goji Beverages
Exoticwater's Superfood Drinks Blend Unconventional Fruit Flavors
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46
Old-Fashioned Soda Menus
Old-Fashioned Soda Menus
Sonic's Sweet Cream Soda Pop Shoppe is Inspired by an Old-Fashioned Drink
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45
Brewed Leaf Energy Drinks
Brewed Leaf Energy Drinks
Runa's Clean Energy Drinks are Flavored with Organic Guayusa Leaves
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44
Detoxifying Aloe Water
Detoxifying Aloe Water
This Bioactive Aloe Water Comes in Enticing Fruit Flavors
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43
Speedy Can Coolers
Speedy Can Coolers
The Strong Beer Cooler Enables You to Chill Beer in Minutes
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42
Automated Cocktail Mixers
Automated Cocktail Mixers
The Rabbit Electric Cocktail Mixer Creates Perfect Cocktails
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41
Healing Water Tonics
Healing Water Tonics
Nectar Cafe's 'Blue Moon Dream Water' is Infused with Lapis Lazuli
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40
Carbonated Cold Brew Coffees
Carbonated Cold Brew Coffees
This Brand is Producing Ready-to-Drink Bottles of Carbonated Coffee
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39
Interior Courtyard Snack Bars
Interior Courtyard Snack Bars
The MazelTov Bar Showcases the Best of the Budapest Nightlife
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38
Pre-Mixed Rum Cans
Pre-Mixed Rum Cans
Malibu is Now Serving Fruity Flavors of Rum in a Can
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37
Sparkling Matcha Drinks
Sparkling Matcha Drinks
This Drink is Designed to Deliver the Health Benefits of Matcha Green Tea
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36
Customized Whiskey Sets
Customized Whiskey Sets
The Monogram Whiskey Decanter Set Can be Personalized with Initials
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35
Whiskey Snapchat Campaigns
Whiskey Snapchat Campaigns
Jameson is the First Alcohol Brand to Use the Age-Gated Tool Nationally
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34
Carbohydrate-Rich Energy Drinks
Carbohydrate-Rich Energy Drinks
The Endurance Carb Energy Drink is Designed to Fuel Athletes
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33
Tree Trunk-Based Bars
Tree Trunk-Based Bars
The Black Rock Bar Serves Whiskey Out of an Old English Oak Tree
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32
Quirky Pressed Juices
Quirky Pressed Juices
Juice Matters' Cold Pressed Juices are Branded with Fun Names
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31
Rustic Spanish Craft Beers
Rustic Spanish Craft Beers
This Barcelona Craft Beer Brand Uses Imagery Inspired by Gears
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30
Fair Trade Superfood Vodkas
Fair Trade Superfood Vodkas
The 'Fair' Quinoa Vodka Alcohol Brand is Committed to Fair Trade
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29
Minimalist Whisky Branding
Minimalist Whisky Branding
The Haig Club is a Bourbon-Style Whisky with Sophisticated Packaging
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28
Instant Coffee Vials
Instant Coffee Vials
Sudden Coffee's Freeze-Dried Instant Coffee Offers a High Quality Flavor
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27
Boxed Wine Dispensers
Boxed Wine Dispensers
The Boxxle is a Countertop Wine Dispenser that Holds Three Liters of Liquid
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26
Bicycle Brake Mugs
Bicycle Brake Mugs
This Unique Coffee Mug Features a Handle Made from a Bicycle Brake
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25
Champagne-Shooting Guns
Champagne-Shooting Guns
The Champagne Gun Can Blast Bubbly Up to 23-Feet for 45-Seconds
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24
Sparkling Probiotic Drinks
Sparkling Probiotic Drinks
Goodbelly Makes Gut Health Appealing with Fizzy Fruit Flavors
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23
Coffee Shop Espresso Pods
Coffee Shop Espresso Pods
This Coffee Chain is Rolling Out a Line of Nespresso-Compatible Pods
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22
Crystal-Infused Water
Crystal-Infused Water
Rock & Raw's High Vibrational Gem Water is Infused with Healing Energy
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21
Psychedelic Tea Packaging
Psychedelic Tea Packaging
The New Glory Mornin’ Super Tea Collection Boasts Whimsical Names
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20
Cleansing Chlorophyll Water
Cleansing Chlorophyll Water
Verday's Healthy Water Drinks Come in Light Fruit Flavors
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19
Plant-Based Milk Alternatives
Plant-Based Milk Alternatives
NotCo Uses AI to Replicate Milk's Molecular Structure
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18
Ominous Juice Packaging
Ominous Juice Packaging
These Alluring Black Bottled Health Juices Represent the Zumería Juice Bar
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17
Tip-Proof Wine Glasses
Tip-Proof Wine Glasses
The Mighty Wine Glasses Feature a Weighted Bottom to Avoid Spills
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16
Carton-Inspired Wine Shops
Carton-Inspired Wine Shops
La Parra Winery Opens a Vintage Shop that Looks Like a Box of Wine
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15
Mixology Gift Sets
Mixology Gift Sets
The New Cointreau Gift Sets Help Consumers Prepare Custom Cocktails
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14
Turquoise-Tinted Gin Bottles
Turquoise-Tinted Gin Bottles
Benham's Dry Gin Boasts Striking Packaging and Citrus Undertones
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13
Portable Backpack Kegs
Portable Backpack Kegs
The Mancan 128 Machismo Kit Is a Miniature Keg that can Be Taken Anywhere
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12
Female-Targeted Energy Drinks
Female-Targeted Energy Drinks
The Go Girl Energy Drinks are Low in Sugar and Calories
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11
Custom Tea Makers
Custom Tea Makers
Enfuse by Hussain Almossawi Encourages a Curated Drinking Experience
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10
Ink-Dipped Packaging
Ink-Dipped Packaging
Day & Night Branding Expresses a Business's Transition from Cafe to Bar
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9
Experimental Pop-Up Bars
Experimental Pop-Up Bars
The 'Best Damn Billboard-Bar' Serves Up Sweet Beer-Based Concoctions
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8
Barrel-Honoring Whiskey Pop-Ups
Barrel-Honoring Whiskey Pop-Ups
The Latest Glenmorangie Pop-Up Bar Has Opened in London's Soho
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7
Celebratory Stout Emoticons
Celebratory Stout Emoticons
The Guinness Pint Emoji Celebrates St. Patrick's Day
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6
Chocolate-Built Pop-Up Bars
Chocolate-Built Pop-Up Bars
The Carlsberg Chocolate Bar Has Opened Its Doors in Shoreditch
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5
Interactive Juice Cups
Interactive Juice Cups
Backbone Branding Created a Playful Design Concept for To-Go Containers
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4
Gym-Inspired Bottle Designs
Gym-Inspired Bottle Designs
The Pepsi Light Dumbbell Perpetuates the Idea of a Healthy Lifestyle
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3
Cantilevered Cocktail Bars
Cantilevered Cocktail Bars
The Bire Bitroir Offers Unparalleled Views with its Cliffside Location
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2
Adult Ball Pit Bars
Adult Ball Pit Bars
This Event Combines the Fun of a Ball Pit with Adult-Oriented Drinks
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1
Experiential Beer Lounges
Experiential Beer Lounges
The Budweiser Beer Garage is the Latest SXSW 2016 Activation from A-B
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