Beer Menu Design | 5 Great Beer Menu Ideas

Do you need to design a beer list for your bar or restaurant? Our post lets you know how to go about designing and creating the best possible beer menu.

1. Make a Clear and Detailed List of All Your Available Offerings

Provide your guests with an in-depth and informative list of all their choices in beers. Be as thorough as possible with this. You don't want to make the mistake of leaving anything out. Beer lists can do a lot for dining establishments and bars of all varieties. If you're looking to maximize convenience and enjoyment for the people who visit your restaurant or bar, you should seriously consider the importance of beer menu design, too. It can help significantly to design a craft beer menu that puts all of your finest options on display.

2. Be Detailed to the Max

Detail-oriented menus can help people make sound and smart decisions. Try to provide your guests with short beer summaries if at all possible. It can even help to include a few comments about flavoring.

3. Depend on Imagery

Bar and eatery owners generally don't have room for pictures of all of their beer options. That's totally okay, though. It can help to select a few of your most visually appealing beers. Include appetising pictures. Try to appeal to the things that make beer lovers tick. Some beer lovers appreciate frothy drinks. Others appreciate drinks that have rich and dark colors. Give people access to the finest images possible. It can even help to hire a professional photographer to snap images of your most attractive beers. High-quality images are 100 percent important.

4. Get Opinions From Other People

It can help you significantly to receive feedback from neutral parties. If you want your beer menu design to pop, you should get insight from other people you know and who will be totally honest with you. Ask them if they think that your menu is comprehensive enough. Ask them if that think that you're explaining your beer options well. Be sure to welcome constructive criticism. Constructive criticism can help you make changes that can encourage pure success. Ask people what they think about the layout of your menu. Find out their opinions of your images, too.

5. Match the Aesthetic Concept Behind Your Bar or Restaurant

It's critical to have a beer list that makes aesthetic sense. Your objective should be to create a menu that's in tune with the look and feel of your bar or restaurant. If your bar has a rustic ambiance, try to create a menu that has a similar feel.


Artwork submission terms & conditions

By uploading your artwork with Orston Pty Ltd here you are agreeing to following terms and conditions:

a) Once you upload your artwork for your order this is final. If there are any issues with your artwork we will notify you first, otherwise printing will begin from the file you supply.

b) If the artwork supplied does not satisfy the criteria on the print template we will contact you and there will be a 'resubmission fee' outlined below.

c) If you choose to change your artwork and we have not yet begun the printing process there will be a 'resubmission fee' outlined below.

Resubmission Fee: For each resubmission there is a $55 inc. GST fee. This is payable via invoice before we recommence your job.

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Custom Logo/Design Print

We can print your company logo or custom design on your menu covers. This adds a unique aesthetic and helps branding your establishment. The per unit fees for each style of printing are outlined next to each print option in the select list. There is no additional discount for custom printing like there is on the covers themselves.

Digital UV print (full colour) - 10cm x 10cm

This is a high quality full colour print using a UV process. There are no additional setup fees for this option. If you require a larger print size than 10cm x 10cm there will be additional fees for this. Contact us here for a quote.

Foil stamp print (1 colour) - 15cm x 15cm

This process places a foil stamp in the colour of your choice. If you require a larger print size than 15cm x 15cm there will be additional fees for this. Contact us here for a quote.

Artwork & Design Instructions

All custom printed items require an artwork file to be supplied for each order. After you checkout you will be prompted to upload this file.

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Stamp copper plate setup fee

When we do Foil Stamping we first need to create your copper plate stamp master. Due to the complexity involved in this we charge a one-off $105 (inc GST) for creating the plate for the first order and then $40(nc GST) for every order after that

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All Foil Stamp Printing requires a Copper Plate Creation or Setup Fee

When we do stamp printing we need to first create a copper plate and then setup your job. Because of the process involved we charge additional fees for this printing option outlined below.

Option 1. Copper plate creation + setup fees for new customers - $105 (inc GST)
This option is required if you have NOT done done stamp printing with us before - or - you wish to change your logo or design from your last stamp print job. This fee covers creation of your copper plate + setup for the new job. After we make your copper plate (provided your designs do not change) you can use this for your next stamp printing job with us and only pay the reduced rate for setup fees below.

Option 2. Setup fees for existing customers who already have a copper plate - $40 (inc GST)
This is option is only for customers who we have previously made a copper plate for your last stamp printing job and the design or logo has not changed. This fee covers setting up your new job and using your existing your existing plate.


Q: If I order more than 1 type of product with stamp printing do I need to pay additional plate or setup fees for each item?
A: No, not unless you wish for a different design to be on the different items. If these are different you will need to purchase a new plate for each job.

Q: I have a copper plate made by another company, can I use this?
A: Unfortunately not because we use a unique process for our machinery and therefore need to make a new plate