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Top 100 Drinking Trends in October

From Compostable Tea Packaging to Spent Grain Beer Packaging

— October 17, 2020 — Lifestyle
Ranging from compostable tea packaging to spent grain beer packaging, the October 2020 drinking ideas showcase how brands are meeting the needs of various consumers. Notably, brands are aiming to reduce their carbon footprint and that of the consumer, by creating more eco-friendly packaging and reusing products that would otherwise be sent to landfill.

In addition, the October 2020 drinking trends take inspiration from the fall season with autumn- and Halloween-inspired beverages. These include pumpkin oat coffee creamers, gingerbread-spiced holiday sodas, and Millennial-friendly holiday wine kits, among others.

Moreover, with the colder weather comes flu season, many brands are helping the consumers proactively avoid falling ill with immunity-boosting beverages, including probiotic-powered hard seltzers, plant-based compostable health pods, and immune-boosting juice beverages—to name a few.
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Activity
Freshness
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Immunity CBD Bath Bombs
Immunity CBD Bath Bombs
Kush Queen Offers a CBD-Infused Bath Bomb to Boost Immunity
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99
Derby-Inspired Beer Cocktails
Derby-Inspired Beer Cocktails
Blue Moon is Helping Fans Celebrate the Kentucky Derby
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98
Pop Drink Margarita Collaborations
Pop Drink Margarita Collaborations
The Dew Garita Will Soon Be Available at Red Lobster
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97
Traceably Sourced Beers
Traceably Sourced Beers
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery's Re-Gen-Ale Addresses Climate Change
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96
Alcohol-Inspired Cinnamon Eggnogs
Alcohol-Inspired Cinnamon Eggnogs
Walmart Welcomes Fireball Holiday Nog to its Shelves this Fall
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95
Plant-Based CBD Drink Mixes
Plant-Based CBD Drink Mixes
Liweli Makes Water-Soluble, Fast-Acting CBD Drink Mixes
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94
Premium Coffee Holiday Promotions
Premium Coffee Holiday Promotions
Peet's Coffee is Giving Fans a Discount for National Coffee Day
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93
Spicy Blood Orange Seltzers
Spicy Blood Orange Seltzers
PRESS' Blood Orange Seltzer Has a Hot Chili Kick
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92
Cost-Effective Coffee Subscriptions
Cost-Effective Coffee Subscriptions
Pret a Manger Now Lets Subscribers Claim Five Drinks Per Day
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91
Coffee Day-Inspired Promotions
Coffee Day-Inspired Promotions
Wandering Bear Coffee Now Has a Discount for National Coffee Day
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90
Canned Milk Beverages
Canned Milk Beverages
Kemps' siips Shelf-Stable Milk Shares Indulgent On-the-Go Flavors
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89
Gummy Candy-Inspired Beers
Gummy Candy-Inspired Beers
Sheetz Brewed a Beer Using with Over 100 Pounds of Gummy Rings
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88
Seamlessly Integrated Organic CBD
Seamlessly Integrated Organic CBD
Upsy's CBD Arrives in Tinctures, Roll-on Stick and Pour-in Mixes
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87
Bendable Paper Juice Box Straws
Bendable Paper Juice Box Straws
Kiju's Recyclable Juice Boxes Come with Bendable Paper Straws
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86
Self-Fill Bottle Programs
Self-Fill Bottle Programs
Tractor Beverage Co. Cuts the Cost of Carry-Out Beverages
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85
Compostable Tea Packaging
Compostable Tea Packaging
Metropolitan Tea's Pouch Uses Home & Industrial Compostable Materials
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84
Spicy Citrus Seltzers
Spicy Citrus Seltzers
Spicy Ranch Water Features Organic Agave, Natural Lime Juice & Jalapeño
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83
Alcohol-Free Botanical Spirits
Alcohol-Free Botanical Spirits
Warner’s 0% ABV Botanic Garden Spirits are Alternatives to Alcohol
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82
Sparkling Pressed Fruit Drinks
Sparkling Pressed Fruit Drinks
VIVEAU is 50% Sparkling Mineral Water & 50% Fresh-Pressed Fruit
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81
Savory Canned Cocktails
Savory Canned Cocktails
The Dry Fly Bloody Mary Makes the Classic Cocktail Easy to Access
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80
Whisky-Branded Slow Art Projects
Whisky-Branded Slow Art Projects
Glengoyne Whisky Enlists Jonathon Keats for a 50-Year Art Project
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79
Strawberry-Infused Celebrity Gins
Strawberry-Infused Celebrity Gins
INDOGGO GIN is a New Creation by Snoop Dogg
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78
Social Distancing Teapots
Social Distancing Teapots
Yorkshire Tea's Ad Reminds of Safe Distancing Guidelines for the Office
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77
Plant-Based Compostable Health Pods
Plant-Based Compostable Health Pods
Rejuvenation Water's Drinks Pods Boast Health Benefits
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76
Keto-Friendly Smoothie Blends
Keto-Friendly Smoothie Blends
Dole's Keto Berry Blend is Full of Healthy Fats & Limited Carbs
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75
Empowering Cocktail Kits
Empowering Cocktail Kits
Barter & Shake Created an All Women Take-Out Cocktail Initiative
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74
Stereotype-Challenging Bourbons
Stereotype-Challenging Bourbons
Off Hours Challenges the 'Boys’ Club' Stereotypes of Bourbon
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73
Instant Mushroom Coffee Blends
Instant Mushroom Coffee Blends
Sayan's Mushroom Coffee Blend is for Energy, Clarity, and Wellness
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72
Sustainably Packaged Organic Spirits
Sustainably Packaged Organic Spirits
The Nc’nean Organic Single Malt Whisky is High-Quality
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71
Bespoke Agave-Based Vodkas
Bespoke Agave-Based Vodkas
Dan Aykroyd’s Crystal Head Vodka Unveiled its Third Expression—Onyx
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70
Gingerbread-Spiced Holiday Sodas
Gingerbread-Spiced Holiday Sodas
Mountain Dew Snap'd is Coming For the 2021 Holiday Season
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69
Strawberry Gin Cocktails
Strawberry Gin Cocktails
Beefeater Gin's Ready-to-Drink Cans Appeal to Premium Gin Drinkers
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68
Wilderness-Themed Gins
Wilderness-Themed Gins
The Rainier Mountain Fresh Gin is High-Quality and Adventurous
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67
Fresh Homebrewing Kits
Fresh Homebrewing Kits
The Pinter Helps Drinkers Enjoy Fresh Beer at Home with Less Waste
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66
Collaborative Vegan-Friendly Wines
Collaborative Vegan-Friendly Wines
Hello! Wines are Made to Be Enjoyed by All
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65
Mindful Drinking Challenges
Mindful Drinking Challenges
Ritual Zero Proof is Redefining the Sober October Challenge
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64
Signature Ice Auctions
Signature Ice Auctions
SONIC Drive-In Put a Cup of SONIC Ice up for Bidding
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63
PMS Symptom-Easing Elixirs
PMS Symptom-Easing Elixirs
Marea Wellness Launches Its First Product, the PMS Elixir
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62
Sour Energy Drinks
Sour Energy Drinks
Tarty Shares a Tart Flavor Experience Without the Sugar
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61
Better-for-You Canned Cocktails
Better-for-You Canned Cocktails
VIDE Canned Cocktails are Made with Three Simple Ingredients
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60
Flavored Effervescent Wines
Flavored Effervescent Wines
Hard Bubbly Makes Lightly Carbonated Wine Drinks with Monk Fruit
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59
Playful Rivalry Gaming Events
Playful Rivalry Gaming Events
Captain Morgan's Online Gaming Experience Unites Friends Virtually
<
58
Self-Cleaning Water Pitchers
Self-Cleaning Water Pitchers
The LARQ Pitcher Relies on a Plant-Based Filter & UV-C LED Technology
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57
Zero-Sugar Canned Lemonades
Zero-Sugar Canned Lemonades
Swoon's Sugar-Free Lemonade is Sweetened by Monk Fruit
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56
Coffee-Flavored Coffee Creamers
Coffee-Flavored Coffee Creamers
Unlocked by Coffee Mate Takes the Bitterness Out of Black Coffee
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55
Artisan Flavor Sparkling Cocktails
Artisan Flavor Sparkling Cocktails
The Sol Duc Hard Seltzers will Come in Three Flavor Options
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54
Artist-Designed Mineral Water Bottles
Artist-Designed Mineral Water Bottles
The PERRIER x MURAKAMI Bottles Share Art by Takashi Murakami
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53
Premium Chilled Coffees
Premium Chilled Coffees
Seven Seeds Taps Snap Chill Technology for Its First Canned Coffee
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52
Sparkling Kefir Waters
Sparkling Kefir Waters
LOOP's Water Kefir Helps to Repurpose Food Industry Leftovers
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51
Pumpkin Oat Coffee Creamers
Pumpkin Oat Coffee Creamers
Chobani's Oat-Based Pumpkin Spice Creamer Shares Favorite Flavor
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50
Nutrient-Dense Survival Meals
Nutrient-Dense Survival Meals
Nutrient Survival's Shelf-Stable Freeze-Dried Meals Only Need Water
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49
Super-Strength Craft Beers
Super-Strength Craft Beers
Strength in Numbers is the World's Strongest Beer with 57.8% ABV
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48
Architect-Designed Cognac Bottles
Architect-Designed Cognac Bottles
This Exclusive Release Honors Hennessy X.O's 150th Anniversary
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47
Boosted Kefir Waters
Boosted Kefir Waters
GT's Aqua Kefir Supports Pre- & Post-Workout Hydration
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46
Carbon-Neutral Coffee Cups
Carbon-Neutral Coffee Cups
Nespresso is Working for Supply Chain & Product Carbon Neutrality
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45
Fruity Kefir-Based Beverages
Fruity Kefir-Based Beverages
Yorlife Kefir's Beverages are Available in Four Tasty Flavor Options
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44
Color-Changing Cocktail Sakes
Color-Changing Cocktail Sakes
The Seilan Blue Sake Changes According to the Recipe
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43
Probiotic Cola Beverages
Probiotic Cola Beverages
Live Beverages' Cola With Probiotics Features 0 Calories
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42
Health-Focused Probiotic Ciders
Health-Focused Probiotic Ciders
101 Cider House Introduces a New, Small-Batch Probiotic Cider
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41
Fermented Juice Satchets
Fermented Juice Satchets
The BIO-E Bio Fermented Juice Squeeze Packets are Sold in a 14-Pack
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40
Three-Ingredient Plant Milks
Three-Ingredient Plant Milks
Lavva Plant Milk Blends Pili Nuts, Coconut Water and Filtered Water
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39
Immune-Boosting Juice Beverages
Immune-Boosting Juice Beverages
Superfood Immunity Boost Shares Elderberry, Cranberry & Echinacea
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38
Coffee-Tracing QR Codes
Coffee-Tracing QR Codes
The Meet the Farmer QR Code Gives Coffee Drinkers Transparency
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37
Premium Alcoholic Jello Shots
Premium Alcoholic Jello Shots
Boozy Bites Offers an Elevated Yet Fun Drinking Experience
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36
Interactive AR Cans
Interactive AR Cans
Third Aurora's Augmented Reality Tech Encircles Drink Containers
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35
Beautifying Lavender Teas
Beautifying Lavender Teas
The Republic of Tea's Functional Drink Improves Skin Complexion
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34
Probiotic-Powered Hard Seltzers
Probiotic-Powered Hard Seltzers
Flying Embers is Introducing a New Hard Seltzer Line for Summer
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33
Refreshing Fruit-Flavored Seltzers
Refreshing Fruit-Flavored Seltzers
The Bud Light Platinum Seltzer Comes in Three Unique Flavors
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32
Influencer Coffee Brand Re-Launches
Influencer Coffee Brand Re-Launches
Tik Tok Star-Made 'Chamberlain Coffee' is Back with a New Look
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31
Customizable Coffee Subscriptions
Customizable Coffee Subscriptions
Dispatch Coffee Shares Flexible and Personalized Subscriptions
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30
Beer Flavory Mystery Promotions
Beer Flavory Mystery Promotions
SRAS Debuted a New Mystery Flavor Contest with a $10,000 Prize
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29
Rum-Branded Tropical Activations
Rum-Branded Tropical Activations
Langs Jamaican Rum Launched a Staycation Rum Pop-Up
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28
Carbonated Coffee Drinks
Carbonated Coffee Drinks
Sofee Puts a Twist on Canned Coffee Beverages
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27
Mood-Altering Botanical Cafes
Mood-Altering Botanical Cafes
Strange Love's Cafe Shares Superfoods, Therapeutic Herbs & More
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26
Low-Calorie Organic Beers
Low-Calorie Organic Beers
The Coors Organic Beer is a Healthier Alternatives to Traditional Beer
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25
At-Home Oktoberfest Kits
At-Home Oktoberfest Kits
Samuel Adams and Auntie Anne's Kits Supply Food and Drinks
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24
Individually Packaged Wines
Individually Packaged Wines
Wander + Ivy Makes Single-Serve Wines in Durable Glass Vessels
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23
Expansive Flavor Sparkling Cocktails
Expansive Flavor Sparkling Cocktails
The Pure Piraña Hard Seltzer is Just 100 Calories Per Can
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22
Millennial-targetted Hyperlocal Beer Ads
Millennial-targetted Hyperlocal Beer Ads
The 'Big Sean Budweiser' Aims to Reach those 25-34 of Age
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21
Playful Millennial-Targeted Wine Cans
Playful Millennial-Targeted Wine Cans
Hey Mama Wines Debuted its Flirty Canned Rosé
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20
Caramel Pumpkin Brulée Breves
Caramel Pumpkin Brulée Breves
Dutch Bros Coffee's Caramel Pumpkin Brulée Breve is Here for Fall
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19
Single-Serve Coffee Systems
Single-Serve Coffee Systems
Bruvi Reinvents the Single-Serve System with Patented Brewing Tech
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18
Three-Part Reusable Bottles
Three-Part Reusable Bottles
The Lightweight Buoy Bottle Consists of a Bottle, Cup and Finger Loop
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17
Wine-Packed Advent Calendars
Wine-Packed Advent Calendars
The Holiday Wine Advent Calendar is Limited-Edition
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16
Mushroom-Infused Organic Instant Coffees
Mushroom-Infused Organic Instant Coffees
Mushroom Cups Boasts Mushroom Coffee with Many Benefits
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15
Spicy Mexican Seltzers
Spicy Mexican Seltzers
Canijilla Shares Unique Flavors Like Mango Picosito & Limón-Pepino
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14
Snapchilled Canned Coffee Collaborations
Snapchilled Canned Coffee Collaborations
Elemental Beverage Emphasizes Its Snapchill Technology
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13
Zero-Waste Coffee Pods
Zero-Waste Coffee Pods
Maxwell House's 100% Compostable Coffee Pods Reduce Single-Use Waste
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12
Low-Carb Tequila Seltzers
Low-Carb Tequila Seltzers
Mamitas Contain Just 95 Calories a Can and Come in Four Classic Flavors
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11
Millennial-Friendly Holiday Wine Kits
Millennial-Friendly Holiday Wine Kits
Celebrate the Holidays with BABE Wine’s Gift Bundles
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10
Gen Z Influencer Beverages
Gen Z Influencer Beverages
Dunkin' Named 'The Charli' After TikTok Star Charli D'Amelio
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9
Returnable Fast Food Cups
Returnable Fast Food Cups
McDonald's is Testing Fast Food Coffee Cups That Can Be Dropped Off
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8
Smart Coffee Machines
Smart Coffee Machines
The Morning Machine Helps Coffee Drinkers Customize Nespresso Capsules
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7
Beer-Branded Virtual Hunting Campaigns
Beer-Branded Virtual Hunting Campaigns
Keystone Light's Big Game Hunt is Now an AR Experience
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6
Boxed Wine Backpacks
Boxed Wine Backpacks
Boxed Wine Brand Franzia Created a Wine-Dispensing Backpack
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5
Backyard Dive Bars
Backyard Dive Bars
Miller High Life is Bringing the Bar Experience to a Fan's Home
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4
Influencer-Targeted Personal Party Kits
Influencer-Targeted Personal Party Kits
Al Tun Tun Makes It Easier to Host a Party Amid COVID
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3
Portable  Hand-Powered Espresso Machines
Portable Hand-Powered Espresso Machines
The Nanopresso Easily Provides Café Quality Espresso
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2
Paper Alcohol Bottles
Paper Alcohol Bottles
Absolut's Prototype Paper Bottles Feature Reduced Plastic
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1
Spent Grain Beer Packaging
Spent Grain Beer Packaging
The 'Trebodur' Organic Material Has a Biodegradable Design
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