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Case Study: Bagby Beer Company

Bagby Beer Company is built on a model that might seem quaint by today’s standards. As a brewpub that focuses just as much on food and cocktails as the beer, it stands out in a crowded marketplace with a commitment to quality and beer history.

Malt Handling: Avoid Common Sizing Mistakes

If you’re designing a malt-handling system for a new brewery or brewery upgrade, these considerations and calculations can save you time and money as you avoid costly mistakes from misunderstandings of manufacturers’ speed and volume ratings.

Railtown Brewing Company reaches settlement in trademark infringement lawsuit

The opponent, formerly known as “Railbird Taphouse and Brewery,” has agreed to change the name of its brewpub

Closing the Loop on Beer’s Biggest Ingredient: Water

John Kimmich of The Alchemist talks about the brewery’s long-term environmental efforts and how its impact is already being felt.

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Hop Products Australia’s Multi-million-dollar Expansion is Good News for Brewers

20 new fulltime positions are planned as part of the expansion, as well as an estimated 130 casual positions to support the annual harvest once mature.

Kane: Quality Is Job One

In a candid conversation following seven years in business, Michael Kane of Kane Brewing Co. talks about making beers that appeal to the masses and the general public and why quality is more important than everything else.

BY: John Holl

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Financing Your Brewery (Video)

This video tackles the nuts and bolts of financing and starting up a new brewery, from partnership structure to attracting investors to managing cash flow over the critical first six months of operation.

Room of Requirement: Making the Most of Your Brewery Bathroom

Putting a little thought into your customer restrooms can lead to a better customer experience and allow you to showcase your creativity and attention to detail.

BY: John Holl

Branding Your Brewery: Your Brand Is Not Your Logo (Video)

Craft Beer & Brewing Cofounder/Editorial Director Jamie Bogner discusses the broader meaning of a brewery brand and how you can craft a story that people care about.

What’s It Worth? Determining the Value of Your Brewery, Part II

In this case study, David Butler looks at the valuation of a large (~18K bbl) operation with a distribution + taproom model, and explains the valuation process in detail.

Case Study: Pure Project

The brewer and partner of Pure Project in San Diego shares his thoughts on purposefully staying small, going big on ingredients, and having a little faith in the microbes around us.

BY: John Holl

Brewery Accounting: Never Lose Control to Someone Else (Video)

Beverage Business Builders Founder Mary Brettman offers advice to early-stage breweries considering their relationship with their books.

Brewers Association Awards 2019 Research Grants

More than half a million dollars given to support 17 hop and barley projects

Marketing Remotely to Sell More Beer at Home

Today, brewers use the power of remote audiences to build demand for their beer, but niche festivals, burst distribution, and collaborations have created new avenues for reaching dedicated non-local fans.

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