Born in the Rocky Mountains and named after a famed 19th century silver-mining town (think "Deadwood"!) that's now a world-class ski resort, Breckenridge adds a summer brew to its line of seasonal and year-round beers. Creative director/art director: Monte Mead. Creative director/copywriter: Tim Abare. Photographer: John Johnson.
Redhook Ale Brewery: Sedgwick Rd., Seattle
Ah, summer ... frolicking with friends, performing outdoor tricks. All made sweeter with a cold beer. Associate creative director/art director: Zach Hitner. Copywriter: Steve Payonzeck.
Iron City Beer: Smith Brothers Advertising, Pittsburgh
It was only a matter of time. The Pittsburgh Brewing Company encased its beer in its hometown product: metal, the better to cool in a hurry. Creative directors: Lindsey & Bronson Smith. Art director: Craig Seder. Copywriter: Chuck Barkey. Photographer: Michael Ray.