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Relic Brewing

We all believe in brewing a bit differently, but Relic Brewing has turned it into a business. This Connecticut nanobrewery specializes in small batch craft beer, like a hoppy spring rye lager or an American IPA with flavors of lemon, grapefruit, and late-added brown sugar. To prove that their beer is art, they put as much care into their design work, too.

Designer Kieran McCabe explained his scheme: "The logo is meant to be an illustration of both the artistic and creative nature of craft brewing as well as a nod to traditional beer iconography. Relic's vision for all of it's artwork is to let the beer be the inspiration and it all has to be as unique and interesting as the beer." The logo has great old-school flair, and the labels are wonderfully complex. If the package looks this good, the beer must be fantastic!

If you live near Plainville, Connecticut, go seek out 95B Whiting Street on a Friday, and you'll discover a place that's anything but plain. You'll be pleasantly greeted by 22 oz. bottles, some great taps, and people passionate about their beer.

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