“I get hellbent on trying to improve and develop with each label.“
Highlighting outstanding beer label artists
Don’t let that barbaric presentation of Mason’s Brewing’s REKKR beer label fool you. Ben Bishop is about more than just “hack and slash”, little leaguers! He’s is a storyteller worthy of a saga of his own. We’re getting to the end of the list of artists whose beer labels YOU voted for as The Best Beer Labels of 2018.
Sometimes we get lucky and connect with an artist who has done label artwork for several breweries. Not only is Magge Gagliardi such an artist, but she’s also done work for breweries beyond just beer labels.
The only thing I know about Sparks, Nevada is what I’ve seen recently on I Am The Night. It’s no surprise that their beer doesn’t make it here to Chicago. If it did, labels like Mindful Fermentation, with the rainbow palette of Bryce Chisholm would jump off the shelves, both visually and literally. Which is […]
We’re super honored to interview the artist behind the winning label of our Top Ten Beer Labels of 2018 – Emily Boyd! Oddstory Brewing’s beers would throw down some serious competition for eyeballs on the shelves here in Chicago!
“I realized that Southern Prohibition was on my wavelength and not afraid to get weird and take a risk with their art… it turned into beer that’s sitting in the cooler at the convenience store.”
Most beer labels feature representational art. It’s just the nature of the beast. Aaron Troyer makes abstract art for the labels of Seventh Son Brewing in Columbus, OH.
I am extremely lucky to be catching Alexandria early in her career. It’s easy to look at her work and see that she has an amazing future in whatever path she takes. I hope she stays in the beer packaging. The shelves of my bottle store would certainly be improved exponentially if she did. Clearly Two Tides Brewing of Savannah, GA saw her amazing potential as well.
Every once in a while, I like to poke around and see what other label art beer writers are looking at and enjoying. Recently, Adam Nason from beerpulse.com recommended that I check out Dean McKeever’s work for Tree House Brewing. He wasn’t wrong – it’s great stuff! Dean is very versatile. As an artist working […]