Barton Beers, HYR split

Hoffman York Reilly has split with Barton Beers, said agency CEO Tom Jordan. The Milwaukee shop handled St. Pauli Girl, Tsingtao and Peroni.

A Barton representative declined comment. Sources said Barton is talking with at least two agencies about its account and is close to making a selection. Billings are estimated to be in the low seven figures.