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PAUSE
SPARKLING
CBD WATER

Today’s craft breweries offer more than great brews. They act as a community meeting place, somewhere to catch up with friends and neighbors, and a home base for a night on the town. They have small batches of beer on tap, sure, but many offer even more: board games, finger foods, local popups, and live music. Noon Whistle Brewing in the Chicago suburbs is no exception.

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ABOUT

The Noon Whistle team noticed that customers often sought out an alternative to craft beer while visiting their taprooms. Something non-alcoholic to keep the adventure going while providing a refreshing reprieve between pints of the hard stuff. Enter their CBD-spiked sparkling water: a taproom favorite that developed a following of its own.

DELIVERABLES
  • Brand Development
  • Logo Design
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Packaging Design
  • Website Design + Development
  • Ambassador / Influencer Strategy
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We worked with the Noon Whistle team to bring a brand to life around their sessionable sparkling water. Something that represented the feel-good attitude of the brewery and the folks drinking their CBD, wherever they might be. From our initial conversations, we leaned into the idea of taking a #BreakwithBenefits — whether a break from beer, or a hike, or a game of cornhole — and the teams decided on the brand name, PAUSE.

Online has seen substantial growth for CBD beverages, with consumers purchasing products through e-commerce platforms.
Marketing CBD drinks can be challenging due to regulatory restrictions, and companies often emphasize education about CBD’s potential benefits.
Influencer partnerships and endorsements play a role in promoting CBD beverages, especially on social media platforms.
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From there, the playful nature of the brand and the product lent itself to an equally playful logo and packaging design. From the brand development guide: “Like that iconic smile in our logo, we think our sparkling waters are alternative, balanced, and fun. We’re serious about quality, but take a lighthearted approach to everything else.”

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