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Marketing & Design Studio Built for the beer industry.


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Marketing & Design Studio Built for the beer industry.


You got into this because you’re passionate, talented, and a little crazy. 

 

Maybe you left a comfortable job in finance to turn your homebrewing obsession into a career. Maybe you never got a "real job" because you couldn’t stomach the idea of punching a clock everyday. Either way, you work at a brewery because you love making beer. 

But there's a problem. With over 4,500 breweries operating in the United States (and a thousand more in planning), it can be difficult to stand out. Besides, beer drinkers are smart. They can smell BS three bar stools away. They know when a brewery phones it in and feeds them a line about being small and local. Everyone is small and local.

Instead, craft beer drinkers want to feel like they’re a part of something bigger. They want to feel some ownership in the breweries they love. They want a reason to care about you. It's your job to give them that reason. And the best way to do that is to get really good at telling your story.

That's where we come in.

 
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Strategy Meets Design Meets Beer


Strategy Meets Design Meets Beer


 
 

We're a collective of graphic designers, marketing strategists, copywriters, photographers, web developers, videographers, and storytellers. We build brands. We design logos. We make websites. We write copy. We create event posters. We take product photography. We film mini-documentaries. We write market launch strategies. We plan events. We drink beer. We sell beer. We tell stories. 

 
 

 

FEatured Services

Logo DESIGN

Whether you need a logo, complete branding, or just an event poster, we’ll help you use graphics to tell your story.

Beer Packaging Design

We're obsessive about packaging. And why wouldn't we be? The first connection most beer drinkers make to a brewery is through the bottles, cans, and six packs they see on the shelves. It better be attention grabbing while properly representing the beer inside.

WEB DESIGN

We build websites that start with one very important question: how will beer drinkers actually use this thing? From there we build a site that embodies who you are and speaks to your audience.  

CONTENT MARKETING

Content Marketing is the art of creating videos, blog posts, infographics, product descriptions and other content that gives readers something of value and in turn, exposes them to your brewery. 

 

Photography

Whether you need shots of your bottles and cans, lifestyle photos of your merch or coverage of an event, we'll help create images to represent the culture behind your beer. 

EVENT PLANNING & PROMOTIONS

We do more than just tap takeovers. We build experiences that give beer drinkers lasting connections to the breweries we host. And then we get people to those events. 

 

featured Projects

A NEW LOGO, BRAND IDENTITY, PACKAGING, MERCHANDISE, AND MORE FOR 3 SHEEPS BREWING OF SHEBOYGAN, WI.

A ONE-NIGHT-ONLY POP-UP RESTAURANT IN AN AIR BNB, FEATURING A LINE OF UPLAND BREWING'S SOUR BEERS.

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Our Process


A Case Study In Branding and Marketing In The Beer Industry

Our Process


A Case Study In Branding and Marketing In The Beer Industry

We believe in the power of strategic, well-designed, well thought-through and intentional beer brands. If a brewery can do a great job of explaining who they are and what kind of beer they make through their design, marketing and events, then they can better connect with beer drinkers. Check out this case study for a look at our process, and to see what we mean when we say we're about strategy meeting design meeting beer. 

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Buy Us A Beer


Buy Us A Beer


Buy us a beer and we'll tell you all about what Matt Tanaka Marketing Co. can do to help you tell your stories and build deeper connections with beer drinkers. Fill out the contact form below and we'll reach out to choose a time and place. Your bar or ours. 

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