Get your HBT Growlers, Shirts and Membership before the Rush!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Label Display & Discussion > LA Times: Beer label art matches the quirky character of the microbrews
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-26-2010, 07:14 AM   #1
User Name
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Oceanside, CA
Posts: 48
Default LA Times: Beer label art matches the quirky character of the microbrews

Beer label art matches the quirky character of the microbrews
Craft beers use labels to promote their region or maker’s individuality.

True confession: The first bottle of Black Dog Ale I ever bought wasn't for the taste or the price or even the reputation. What separated that six-pack from hundreds of others in the 40-foot-long beer case was the black Labrador retriever on the box. There he was — the noble profile, those silky ears, his golden eyes gazing into the distance. And to clinch the deal, behind him rolled a tree-filled alpine meadow, backed by snowy mountain peaks.

Read on: http://www.latimes.com/features/food...,5997038.story
__________________
User Name is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-28-2010, 09:39 PM   #2
Foolmonkey
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Maryland
Posts: 11
Default

That's what we all love about the micros. The spirit and character that the macros don't have the balls to put out there. Plain labels, plain beers, BIG BIG marketing is all that the huge breweries offer us.

For me, a Maryland brew packaging that jumps out is Flying Dog. And the Hunter S. Thompson quote to seal the deal. But wait, there's more! The beer is great too.

__________________
Foolmonkey is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Who else thinks the Whitbread yeast strain matches nicely w/ American Hops? dsuarez Recipes/Ingredients 12 03-19-2009 08:37 PM
Funny and quirky brew sites eviljafar General Beer Discussion 3 10-28-2007 04:28 AM
Idle times and the possible label for my first brew Phrasty Label Display & Discussion 15 05-16-2007 01:45 PM



Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS