Next Sunday evening, nearly every American will settle in front of the television to watch football — well, sort of.
As important to viewers as what happens on the field between the Steelers and Packers, the lineup of commercials has become equally if not even more highly anticipated. The Super Bowl does not allow us to blink, even for a moment, less we miss a 30 second stroke of brilliance.
One category of advertisers that seems impervious to making a bad commercial is the beer industry — some of the most memorable ads have been by titans such as Budweiser and Heineken.
Here, we pay homage to the ten best beer commercials of late (which, we admit, are almost all from The Great American Lager):
“Fetch, boy” — Budweiser Stick Super Bowl XLIII
Heineken Walk-In Fridge
Budweiser Clydesdale Streaker Super Bowl XL Commercial:
The Budweiser Frogs:
Super Bowl 2006: Michelob Ultra “Touch Football”
Super Bowl XLI Bud Light Commercial, Starring: Carlos Mencia
Will Ferrell Bud Light Commercial:
The Budweiser Wassup:
And, of course, the follow-up to the infamous line …
Budweiser, 2001 Super Bowl: