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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Castle Lite launched a cryptic viral campaign via an ‘Easter Egg’!

And this is  to reward its consumers with free extra cold refreshment!

They can be discovered on websites all over the world, from Google, to YouTube even Vogue. And now a unique digital ‘Easter Egg’ has made an appearance on South Africa’s leading premium and innovative beer brand, Castle Lite’s site, with the introduction of their Castle Lite Cold Room Campaign.

“For those not in the know, this isn’t the ‘Easter Egg’ we traditionally know. It is in fact an intentional hidden message, joke or feature embedded in the coding of a website, computer program or game, that is just waiting to be stumbled upon. It truly adds an innovative quirky twist to the user experience,” advises Vaughan Croeser Communication Marketing Manager of Castle Lite.

And it seems that Castle Lite’s loyal consumers truly loved their ‘Easter Egg’ experience, which had the Twittersphere abuzz on Friday the 1st of August, as posts spread about the brand’s intentional cryptic message hidden within its site and social media posts that ultimately allowed consumers to unlock free beer from the Castle Lite Cold Room.

From Friday 1st August until Sunday 10th August, the brand is giving away 500 8-packs of Castle Lite. Each day the brand will announce access to the Cold Room, which will fall at a certain time each day, where the first 44 users will each receive a WiCode which enables them to receive a free 440ml 8-pack from participating Shoprite LiquorShop or Checkers LiquorShop stores countrywide.

“As a brand we are passionate about innovation and our loyal consumers. We could not think of a better way to reward our consumers than an innovative secret portal that transforms their passion for our brand into their currency,” remarks Croeser.

Not only will the brand’s consumers be rewarded with free Castle Lite but they will also have an opportunity to share in their mutual love of music. “On redemption of their allocated WiCode, they will receive a second SMS notifying them that they have opened an Extra Cold Music account. They can then use the codes under the caps to download the latest local and international music from Castle Lite’s Extra Cold Music platform for free,” continues Croeser.

Always at the forefront of technology and trends, Castle Lite’s Cold Room has successfully created an unexpected, premium consumer experience and showcases once again why the brand is seen as a catalyst for extraordinary enjoyment.

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