contact us

new business

Tim Rodgers



Carrie Muehlemann


general inquiry

Terri French



Terms & Conditions

Ownership: This site is protected by U.S. and international copyright and trademark laws and any copy, display or retransmission of the contents of this site is strictly prohibited. Any ads or other examples of our work displayed on our site are provided solely for self-promotional, business-to-business purposes for the exclusive use of our clients, prospects and employees, and are not intended for the casual viewing or entertainment purposes of the public. We explicitly forbid the downloading, copying or re-purposing or any text, audio, visual, programming or design materials without our written consent.

Privacy Policy: We will not collect personally identifiable information from you without your permission. We shall treat any information you send to us as non-confidential and non-proprietary and we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any data you submit to us. However, we will use reasonable efforts to treat as confidential any e-mails, resumes, applications or inquiries sent to us for purpose of seeking information or for inquiring into potential employment with us, in accordance with our employment policies. Any e-mail, resume or submission you send to us will be used only for internal purposes. Please be aware that submission of your resume or application may not be considered and we are under no obligation to respond to such solicitations. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Unsolicited Materials: It is our policy not to accept or consider unsolicited creative, production related or other ideas of any kind. Please do not send any artwork, jingles, slogans or campaign ideas. The sole purpose of this policy is to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes when our campaigns or advertising might seem similar to ideas submitted to us. If you submit an idea or materials despite our above request, you agree that such submission becomes our property and we are free to use it without compensation or credit to you. We make no assurances that your ideas will be treated as confidential.

Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability: We make no representations or warranties of any kind as to: (a) the accuracy or completeness of the information or materials on the site and assume no responsibility for any errors or omissions in its content; (b) the availability for use of any copyrighted, trademarked or proprietary materials of third parties that may appear in this site; (c) computer viruses or other bugs that third parties may embed in or attach to this site without our knowledge or consent; (d) any software made available for downloading, copying or other use through this site; or (e) the merchantability, fitness for use, title and/or non-infringement of any or all of the contents of this site. WE SHALL NOT HAVE ANY LIABILITY (WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STATUTE OR OTHERWISE) FOR ANY COSTS, LOSSES, DAMAGES (WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, COMPENSATORY, SPECIAL, LOST PROFITS, LIQUIDATED, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE), ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE YOUR ACCESS TO, BROWSING OF OR USE OF THIS SITE OR ANY OF THE CONTENTS OF THIS SITE.

Links To Third Party Sites: The sites to which links are provided to you for convenience only and are not under our control. We do not assume any responsibility for the contents of any linked site or any privacy practices employed by other sites. The existence of a link between this site and any other site should not be construed as an endorsement by either us or the owner or proprietor of the linked site to the other.

We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time.


Recent Posts


Recent Authors


An American Beer Renaissance

In the United States, beer sales have declined over the past three years - about 2 percent in 2011. Makes sense right? A tough economy means people are cutting back on the non-essentials to save money. Wrong.

While overall beer sales are down, craft beer sales are growing. They increased 15 percent during the first half of 2011, according to the Brewers Association. What that says to me is that a growing number of Americans are choosing to spend more money on better beers. But why? As an Account Planner and a craft beer nerd I'm fascinated by the trends that seem to be fueling the craft beer movement and the implications it has for the social, culinary and economic future of this country.

More and more consumers are embracing local. They're starting to give a damn about where the things they buy come from and who's profiting off their hard-earned dollar. They want to eat, shop, and now drink local. One of the reasons I'm so excited about the craft beer movement is that microbreweries and brewpubs tend to unite and support their local communities.


Another trend I find inspiring is that out of necessity, people are doing more with less and focusing on quality over quantity. Good beers are made to be enjoyed; not chugged out of a funnel. Good beers are appreciated for their aroma, complexity and balance; not for how many you can drink without feeling full. Maybe Americans' palettes are becoming more sophisticated, or maybe we're just rediscovering how to appreciate the little things. Either way, it's a great time to be a beer lover.

At the end of the day, I think the coolest thing about craft beer is how passionate people are about it. Passionate people do interesting things. They make the world a better place. And they create jobs.  In fact, the economic impact of the American beer renaissance is the subject of an upcoming documentary. Crafting a Nation "tells the story of how the American craft brewers are rebuilding the economy… one beer at a time." The filmmakers recently traveled through St. Louis, spending time at Schlafly, The Civil Life, Urban Chestnut, Perennial Artisan Ales and 4 Hands Brewery. Very cool. And very exciting that St. Louis, a city with such a rich history of brewing, is part of this movement. So, do your part. Support your local brewery wherever you live. Try something different. Keep an open mind, and I guarantee you'll find something you like.