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Miller Lite Introduces Aluminum Pint

**** Update Sept 30, 2008****

If you ask, then you shall receive.  Scott from the MillerCoors Marketing team passed this image to us — Thanks Scott.  It would be interesting to do some blind tasting and see if the experience is enhanced.

Sean

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Original post

Here’s an interesting article that floated around the web this week. Hard saying not knowing, but this sounds like Aluminum Budweiser bottles.

Thanks

Sean
2Beerguys.com

Drink Craft Beer, You don’t need an aluminum bottle for it to taste good :)

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Miller Lite Introduces Breakthrough Aluminum Pint
MILWAUKEE

This fall, Miller Lite is introducing an innovative new package, a16-ounce aluminum pint bottle that enhances the Miller Lite taste experience.The pint’s wider opening provides a smoother flow to enhance the Miller Lite taste experience; the aluminum cools like a can; and the resealable closure helps lock in freshness.

“The great taste of Miller Lite gets even better when it’s enjoyed fromour new aluminum pint,” said Grant Leech, vice president of marketing for Miller Lite. “This package drinks like a bottle and cools like a can to deliver an invigorating taste experience.”

The Miller Lite aluminum pint will be tested throughout much of the Midwest and South through the end of the year. Test markets for the MillerLite aluminum pint are Alabama, Arkansas, Dallas, Florida, Houston, outstate Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee,Virginia and outstate Wisconsin.

The Miller Lite aluminum pint, designed by Broomfield, Colo.-based Ball Corporation, is intended for off-premise retailers, with a focus on convenience stores. The package will be sold as part of a nine-pack.

MillerCoors will support the debut of the Miller Lite aluminum pint with television, radio, out-of-home and online advertising, as well as a variety of retail point-of-sale and merchandising materials.
Link to article.

  • http://www.beergoggles.org.uk Paul

    That would be aluminium then would it?

  • bryan

    Hello Sean (2Beerguys.com), Do you know of another Miller Lite bottle that looks like the Miller Chill bottle and is aluminum, too.

  • Maurie Beeres

    It’s perfect for “champaign flyers”

  • clos

    Good beer, but you paying more for a 9 pack of 16 oz beers, than you would for a 12 pack of 12 oz.

    what’s the difference? Just the Can
    12oz x 12 beers = 144oz
    16oz x 09 beers = 144oz

  • Richard Soroko

    Can you explain what”outstate Illinois” means. They got me curious about the container with their marketing but does it mean I can’t buy in Illinois ?

  • http://www.discountfence.com Jamie

    This is amazing, I love the look. Aluminum cans are the way to go and this makes it look so cool.

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