For those of you who have read this blog, you know that I try to keep Sessions art-related. You may also remember my fanatical love for the can as canvas, and my failed attempt to get to go to Canfest to creepily espouse this love to various brewery personae (curse you, Lost! Someday, my social media prowess and creativity will equal yours!)
So it's no surprise that I'll be casting my lot with can lovers for this month.
But it's never a bad time to look at good design. San Francisco's 21st Amendment Brewery is one of the more recognized and successful canners, and they have some art we haven't looked at, so I'll use them as an example of why I believe cans are superior.
Let's look at their Christmas beer offering, the Fireside Chat.
Then there's the text-based Monk's Blood
Let's look at one of their redesigns, for the Brew Free! or Die. Here's the old:
And the new:
Lastly, out soon/now for a couple months, the Bitter American:
So that's 21st Amendment, yet another example of why cans make for better design.