Simplicity is the key word. I don't want anything complex. To get an idea of what I'm looking for refer to:
New Belgium Brewery- http://www.newbelgium.com (simple & creative)
Left Hand Brewing- http://www.lefthandbrewing.com (simple)
Avery Brewing- http://www.averybrewing.com (simple)
Magic Hat Brewery- http://www.magichat.net (I like the simplistic creativity)
If it helps, the "7" can be numeral or spelled out. Also "Company" can be spelled out or abbreviated "Co.". I think the design will help determine this.
Please come up with unique and fresh ideas as I'm already heavily involved with the brewing industry and I don't want anything that looks like another brewery. I will be providing feedback frequently as I want the best logo possible.
****UPDATE 5/26/10**** Please make sure the logo is fully scalable (vectorized), and fully printable; it works good in grayscale (black&white) mode, and also in one color version (white and black). This is all very important cause as a company mark logo will have various usage purposes (administrative, marketing, on product, on letterheads, business cards etc.)****
Also, No skylines. The city and the area doesn't have a recognizable skyline. I do not like the use of beer mugs or glasses either.
I need the layered RGB File as well as the JPEG file.