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Bringing Craft Beer to Life Through Design
Jun20

Bringing Craft Beer to Life Through Design

The craft beer scene has been flooded with so many newcomers; at last count there were more than 3,000 in the U.S. alone. How does a small, regional brewery stand out in the crowd – especially once they begin to show in retailers outside of their area? That was the dilemma faced by Blue Point Brewery when the Anheuser-Busch subsidiary hired Sausalito, Calif. branding and design firm DDW to introduce their new beers to the world....

Rock & Brews: Suds, Sandwiches & Consistency
Feb07

Rock & Brews: Suds, Sandwiches & Consistency

Few things go together like great food and rock ’n roll, so it’s little surprise that the restaurant chain Rock & Brews has made the mark that it has in the restaurant industry. It’s a family-style restaurant with a rotating menu of 52 craft beers and a real rock ’n’ roll pedigree: it was foundered by KISS’ Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, legendary concert promoters Dave and Dell Furano, and restaurateur and hotelier Michael...