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Hops Holster Awarded Exclusive Patent For 12 Can Ammo Belt

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Chicago, IL -- Hops Holster, a popular drinking accessory developer and manufacturer, today announced patent receipt for its newest product release, The 12 Can Ammo Belt. With this award from the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Hops Holster gains exclusive development, use and sales rights for its original invention.

The beverage belt, which aligns with the company’s provocative brand image, has been in development for eight years. The belt is able to hold and insulate 12 cans of beer or soda at one time to enable continuous access and consumption. Extremely durable and comfortable for both men and women, The 12 Can Ammo Belt has a 16-inch-wide neck strap and an adjustable waistband spanning 28 to 42 inches in circumference. The product is a show-stopper at golfing, hiking, camping, tailgating and other social events.

The Hops Holster’s brand is recognized nationally for The Original Beer Belt, with a complete product line that includes:

  • The Original Beer Belt. The company’s flagship product, available in blue, gray, red, orange and camouflage, is a neoprene-insulated 48-inch beer belt able to carry up to six beverages at one time.
  • Hops Shoulder Holster. This neoprene-insulated carrying case holds a bottle of wine or up to six cans or bottles at one time.
  • Keg Sleeve. This weatherproof case is both durable and insulated, holding one standard keg and keeping it cool for hours.

“We’re thrilled to announce this patent award, making Hops Holster the exclusive producer and retailer of The 12 Can Ammo Belt,” states Ryan Hertz, Hops Holster CEO. “Our badass designs are a key component to our overall branding and marketing efforts. This patent award ensures the security and exclusivity of our intellectual property.”

About Hops Holster

Founded in 2000, Hops Holster ( is a preeminent designer and manufacturer of popular drinking accessories. Coined the most badass beer belt company in the world, products are designed to offer both practical and entertainment value. The company’s animation division supports the Hops Holster brand with humorous illustrated storylines dedicated to the Hops Cowboy. Products are available through a limited number of retail outlets and directly from the company’s website. Bulk orders, personalization and customization services are available upon request.

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