Insights Briefing: Hybridisation in Beer and Hops examines the shifting dynamics in beer, cider and carbonates, uncovering the emerging product segments that are challenging conventional categories in the alcoholic drinks space.
From hopped cider to hop-free beer, Insights Briefing: Hybridisation in Beer and Hops identifies how new flavour blends, retro branding, botanical ingredients and the trend towards ‘adult’ soft drinks are rewriting the rules in an increasingly competitive environment.
Key Questions Answered
- How are hybridisation trends impacting product innovation in beer, cider and soft drinks?
- How is the role of hops changing across alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks launches?
- How are botanical ingredients being used to create new flavour profiles in the beer category?
- How can younger, experience-oriented consumers be targeted through creative hybrid products?
1. Shifting dynamics in the beer space: from hop-free beer to hopped cider and CSDs; the role of beer in hops
2. Beer and cider hybrids: filling a white space between beer and cider; hopped ciders tap into a demand for gourmet flavours
3. Beyond hops: fruit lager; replacing hops with gruit; leading flavours in new beer launches
4. The role of botanicals: herbs, spices and other botanicals add a new dimension to flavoured beer
5. Adult soft drinks: hopped lemonade part of a burgeoning adult soft drinks segment
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