Ad of the Day: This Up-and-Coming Beer Brand Got Its First Ad Just Right

House Beer's debut goes down easy

Driving relevance means driving growth. Join global brands and industry thought leaders at Brandweek, Sept. 11–14 in Miami, for actionable takeaways to better your marketing. 50% off passes ends April 10.

Beer brands tend to get wound up in knots trying to communicate their essence. But not House Beer. From its very name down to the aesthetic of its debut commercial, the Venice, Calif.-based brand sticks with simplicity—to engaging effect.

Kevin Butler, an agency veteran who's put in stints at Deutsch, TBWA\Media Arts Lab, Facebook and TBWA\Chiat\Day, directed the new spot. It combines a punchy, knowing, almost Newcastle-like vibe (minus the sneering) with laid-back Southern California lifestyle imagery to create a portrait of a beer that's hip without being too hipster-y.



Subscribe today!

To Read the Full Story Become an Adweek+ Subscriber

View Subscription Options

Already a member? Sign in