Small breweries have been buffeted by multiple problems in the past few years, and they face major market challenges in the years to come. No one can predict the next disaster, but breweries can and should assess major risks—and prepare for the worst.
New Opportunities, New Risks
Wisely, many small breweries have diversified their income streams through beer clubs, tasting rooms, on-site food sales, tours, events, and more. However, the more multifaceted a business is, the more complex its risk-management picture becomes.