Top Happy Hour Beverage Stories of the Decade

Easy, Fun, Entertaining Drink Recipes


By Dorothy York, President and CEO of North American Precis Syndicate (NAPS)

For those who need a little stress relief at happy hour, now that our favorite beverage spots are mostly closed, we’ll need alternatives that are quick and easy to make, to give us a little attitude adjustment as we wind down at the end of a busy day. Remember to drink responsibly, as recommended by our experts. 

To help our clients choose formats that are getting the best results, North American Precis Syndicate ranks the top feature news stories of the year by the highest number of placements in media outlets nationwide.  We have compiled the results to show the top feature news stories of the decade, those that have performed brilliantly, way above and beyond what is typically expected. 

The most successful stories included attractive color photos or infographics, helpful advice from experts, celebrity spokespeople, the latest statistics, results from surveys, trends, time-saving tips, money saving ideas and other helpful information.  The stories targeted people across various demographic groups and related to safe, enjoyable and prosperous experiences, protecting the health, and assets, of the readers, their friends and family members. 

We are passionate about working on the kinds of stories that help millions of people nationwide with the news that is potentially life saving or can improve the quality of their lives.  To name a few, here are examples of the top drink recipe stories of the decade. These are from some of the best and brightest communications professionals for some of the most demanding management teams at leading organizations:

Anheuser-Busch: “A New Effort Promotes Responsible Drinking”

Angry Orchard: “Celebrate Summer With Hard Cider”

Truly Spiked And Sparkling: “Making LIfe Better/ How To Find Balance This Year Between Fitness And Your Social Life”

Twisted Tea Hard Iced Tea: “Easy Twists On Entertaining”

New Amsterdam Spirits: “Simple Batch Mixed Drinks”

On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina: “Fabulous Fruit/ Delicious Drinks”

R. W. Knudsen Family: “Four Ways To Simplify Your Holidays”

Oetker/ Institute of Culinary Education/ Wine & Beverage Studies: “Wine Picks For A Romantic Date At Home”

Ocean Spray: “Sparkling Cocktail Ideas For Any Soirée”

Seagram’s: “Making Life More Fun/ Game Night Is Back In Style”

Seagram’s: “Potluck Becomes Popular Entertainment Trend”

AriZona Beverage: “Festive Entertaining/ Holiday Season Refreshers”

Martini & Rossi Rosé: “Adding Some Sparkle When Socializing This Season”

Lipton: “Fun Ways To Stay Cool And Hydrated”

New Amsterdam Gin: “Make Your Next Cocktail Party A Big City Affair”

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