New York, NY — HEINEKEN USA announces the return of its popular Beers of Mexico variety pack, the ideal all-in-one party solution that satisfies shopper’s desire for a medley of taste experiences in one pack for their holiday entertaining. Joining the mix of pack favorites, including Dos Equis Lager, Tecate and Sol is new, limited edition, Dos Equis Invierno. Invierno is a smooth winter bock that adds a distinct and seasonally relevant style to the Beers of Mexico variety pack that is sure to encourage trial and drive incremental sales for retailers this holiday season.
“Today’s consumers are more adventurous, exploring new beer tastes and styles,” commented Gwendolyn Boyce, Brand Director – Dos Equis, HEINEKEN USA. “As a result, flavor experimentation has become a key factor in driving overall growth in the beer category. Our Beers of Mexico Variety pack is a proven seller, growing 3X faster than the variety pack segment and faster than any other top 10 variety pack. This year, our holiday variety pack offers a great mix of styles that will delight any taste at the season’s holiday gatherings including our new Dos Equis Invierno Winter Bock, a medium-bodied winter-style bock beer with hints of toffee and a clean and crisp finish.”
The Beers of Mexico Variety Pack is available in 12- and 24- bottle formats, each containing equal amounts of Dos Equis Lager, Tecate, Sol and Dos Equis Invierno. Custom designed display and POS materials along with an on-pack mail in rebate offer (where legal) will be available to merchandise retail outlets and generate cross-merchandising displays, helping drive higher basket rings and increase overall profits during the busiest selling season of the year.
“Consumer research shows strong purchase intent for the Dos Equis brand (+62%) and Invierno (89%),” added Boyce. “The Beers of Mexico Variety pack not only leverages the strength and momentum of the Dos Equis brand but it offers Dos Equis fans a unique opportunity to enjoy and serve Invierno, a new taste from their favorite brand.”
The Beers of Mexico Holiday program runs October 1st through December 31st.
About HEINEKEN USA
HEINEKEN USA Inc., the nation’s leading upscale beer importer, is a subsidiary of Heineken International BV, the world’s most international brewer. European brands imported into the U.S. include Heineken, the world’s most international beer brand, Strongbow Hard Apple Ciders, Desperados, Amstel Light, and Newcastle Brown Ale. HEINEKEN USA also imports the Dos Equis Franchise, Tecate Franchise, Sol, Indio, Carta Blanca and Bohemia brands from Mexico. For the latest information on our company and brands, follow us on Twitter @HeinekenUSACorp, or visit HEINEKENUSA.com