Posts Tagged ‘ Craft Beer ’

L.A. Microbrewery Turns its Beer Packaging into Works of Art

April 20, 2012
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Brouwerij West Bottles

Brouwerij West, a microbrewery based in LA, is taking a fresh approach to its beer packaging: in particular, its labeling. In attempts to stand out from stereotypical beer packaging designs, brewery owner Brian Mercer hired about 15 artists and gave them free reign to design whatever they wished. Mercer hopes that new, fresh artwork (as opposed to the dominating “hops-and-grains, typography-heavy, St. Pauli girl-style”) will make his audience stop for a moment to admire the execution and originality. In addition to raising the bar for his label designs, Mercer is creating an air of exclusivity by limiting the amount...

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Adrian Grenier’s Churchkey Can Co. Revives The Flat Top Can

March 23, 2012
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Adrian Grenier Flat Top Can

Hipsters alike, rejoice. The steel flat top beer can is back. Adrian Grenier (of “Entourage” fame) has teamed up with fellow beer-lover Justin Hawkins, among other brewers and industry experts, to revive the flat top can design of the early 20th century. His company, Churchkey Can Co, turned to two Portland-based brewers to come up with the recipe for the Churchkey Pilsner, and will package the beer with a complimentary opener with every purchase. The founders’ inspiration grew out of their desire “to experience a great beer in a simple can as the generations before them had enjoyed.” The...

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8 Craft Beer Breweries to ‘Like’ on Facebook

August 5, 2010
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Beer Cap Facebook

Craft beer breweries around the nation have flocked to Facebook to build their online communities. Here are 8 craft breweries that you should check out on Facebook.

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