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June 18, 2018

Mission Accomplished? Honey Beer Summit Austin Recap

Beards, bees, brewing science and a lot of honey. Those elements are standard of any Honey Beer Summit. But what was unique about our recent Austin event, the sixth Honey Beer Summit we have hosted? Barrel-aging honey, honey sours, hops and honey, increased honey usage, goats, and countless chigger bites....

 

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April 23, 2018

S2G Ventures Gets a Facelift and Content Management System

We been working with S2G Ventures for some time now. Recently, we’ve worked on a refreshing their website to make it more responsive and easily updated by their staff – s2gventures.com. Working with content from an existing site and blog material from another blog format can be challenging. Over the...

 

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April 19, 2018

The Evolution of the Bread Aisle

Before becoming an agency guy, I was an aspiring journalist armed with a pencil, notebook and a briefcase full of ambition. My writing chops were mediocre at best, but I made up for it with my curiosity, ability to take critique very well and position under an immensely talented editor...

 

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March 15, 2018

On the Road: Denver, Colorado

Dates: February 20-22, 2018 Purpose: Client meetings I go to Denver quite a bit. My business partner and creative director lives in the Mile High City, as well as some of our key clients. It’s a city I’ve grown to love. Great food, great breweries, great distilleries, close to mountains and...

 

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March 10, 2018

Day Three at #ExpoWest: These are a Few of My Favorite Things

I’m exhausted. Long show hours plus less than accommodating accommodations have left me empty and headed to the airport early Saturday. Before a long day of travel ahead and a much needed break on Sunday, I leave you with a final report of a few of my favorite products from...

 

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March 9, 2018

Day Two at #ExpoWest: One Too Many Drinks

No, this isn’t a blog post about what you’re thinking. Shows like the Natural Products Expo West are too tiring to go out much at night. In fact, since I’ve been in Anaheim, I’ve had to patiently wait until the noise dies down from the 9pm Disney extravaganza before I...

 

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March 8, 2018

Day One at #ExpoWest: Keith’s Got a Brand New Bag

The Brightly Creative Team is on the scene at Natural Products Expo West, and Keith will be filing reports about what he’s seen, ate and drank. For the first report, Keith analyzes the two snacks in the bag given to each attendee at registration. The show hasn’t even started and...

 

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March 2, 2018

Good Food + Good Advice and The Perfect Lunch Date

I love food. I love cooking it, reading about it and eating it. When I moved back to St. Louis from Chicago, I was terrified of the culinary situation I was entering into. I hadn’t lived in St. Louis for 10 years and knew nothing about the food scene. So,...

 

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February 23, 2018

What Boston Beer’s Volume Declines Tell Us About Craft Beer

As expected, Boston Beer Company’s 2017 financial results failed to impress analysts and continued to spotlight some fundamental flaws in the beer industry. In my opinion, the most foreboding number from the company’s 2017 results: 3.8 million barrels shipped. That may seem like a lot of beer, but it’s actually...

 

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February 19, 2018

Beard Awards Recognizes Friends and Colleagues

One of the best parts about my job is the daily interaction I have with true artisans of the food and beverage industry. From chefs to bakers to brewers, I’m fortunate to have met, and in some cases, worked with, people that inspire me. Many of these people were recently...

 

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