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Brahma Seleção Especial


Brahma
Seleção Especial

Client: InBev Brahma

 

We planted barley in the same soil that grow our greatest players to create a special edition of Brahma beer.

After 60 years, Brazil hosts the FIFA World Cup once more. The entire country wears green and yellow. And because every brand decides to do the same, Brahma, the official beer sponsor of Brazil national team, decided to show that its passion was much more than talk. It was in its essence.

We created the first beer with barley planted, grown and harvested at the Training Center of Brazil’s national soccer team: Granja Comary.  A limited edition comes to life from this sacred soil, with the history of our team as its main ingredient. For five months, the barley’s plantation served as the brand showcase.

Our official website has become the hub of project, so fans could follow the story closer: day by day, grain by grain.

In addition, we promoted people's interaction with the barley plantation. And a lot of content provided by beer and football specialists. 

This project began in July 2013 and was launched in February 2014. It involved many contributors: from the agronomist, InBev master brewer, to the coach Luis Felipe Scolari - Ambassador of the project.

Case Study

Website

The project was launched with a video detailing the entire project. The video had more than 3 million views in less than 1 month. Each new step of the project opened up more content at the campaign website:

  • The story behind Granja Comary.
  • A planting timeline in real time.
  • The team involved.
  • And the type of barley grown.

To involve people in our project, historic goals selected at social networks became music that would help the barley grow. On the website diary, we included some special content in images, videos and interviews with our beer and soccer specialist.

There were more than 2.6 million visitors and 150.000 shares related to the project. When the product hit the shelves, the campaign took over the national and global media.

Mobile version

TYPOGRAPHY INSPIRED BY BARLEY

We decided that the typography of this project should be special like the product. Since the beer was made with a special barley, this alphabet should also be inspired by the barley. We analyze the anatomy, transform barley in a geometric shape. From this, we created the first letters and then call the studio Firmorama to develop the complete alphabet.

We decided that the typography of this project should be special like the product. Since the beer was made with a special barley, this alphabet should also be inspired in barley. We analyzed and transformed
the anatomy of barley into geometric shapes. From this, we created the first letters and then called the design studio Firmorama to develop the complete alphabet.

SPECIAL BOTTLE OPENER

To increase the launch of Brahma Seleção Especial, we sent a gift to opinion leaders, influencers and celebrities. We designed a special bottle opener with the similar shape as the Brazil National soccer team logo, an signed by Luiz Felipe Scolari.  


CREDITS

My role: Art direction, Digital Strategy,  Film, Direct Marketing, Content Films, Website (desk e mobile) and Typografy (Created with Firmorama studio).

Agency Africa - Team Brahma
Film Production: Big Bonsai
Director: Marcelo Bozzini