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Start Your Own Brewery
How to Start a Microbrewery
How to Start a Craft Brewery

If you appreciate a good beer, imagine the fun, freedom, and financial rewards of starting your own microbrewery or craft brewery.
    "We live on a river in the country, we report to no one, we make enough money to live comfortably, and we get to use business and creative skills we have developed over the years. Plus, our product brings joy to many, and, even better, we enjoy the heck out of it. What could be better?"
      - Ken and Bennett Johnston, Owners
        Fearless Brewing Company
        Estacada, Oregon
If you have been brewing at home, you probably have one or more favorite beer recipes that you’ve shared with friends. Imagine having your own profitable microbrewery business sharing your specialty craft beer with thousands of people.

When you start a microbrewery, you will join an industry that has seen amazing growth in recent years, with craft beer sales in the U.S. reaching more than $6 billion in 2008, despite the downturn in the economy. 

Beer lovers are willing to pay higher prices for beer that is of superior quality and better taste than the cheap brews produced by the mega-breweries that dominated the beer market in years gone by.

In fact, craft beer sales are growing as imported beer sales decline, and the number of small, independent brewers has grown from fewer than 400 less than a decade ago to more than 1,500 today. 

With beer from small brewers more in demand than ever before, you have many options for starting your own microbrewery. You might choose to:

  • Start a craft brewery to make your own high quality beer
  • Use the facilities of an existing brewery to save money while brewing your beer
  • Open a brew pub to sell your beer
Your microbrewery might even specialize in organic beers. Or you might enjoy offering beer tastings or brewery tours to market your craft brewery and increase your profits.

If starting a microbrewery or craft brewery sounds like the career of your dreams, the FabJob Guide to Become a Brewery Owner is for you! In this e-book you will discover how you can get started and succeed in the brewery business.

The brewery guide offers insider tips and expert advice from successful microbrewery and craft brewery owners and other industry experts. The experts who share advice in this guide include:

  • Paul Gatza, Director of the Brewers Association, a national organization that represents the interests of commercial craft brewers across the U.S.
  • Tom Hennessy, co-owner of Colorado Boy Pub and Brewery, creator of the Frankenbrew video, and mentor to new brewery owners
  • Scott Newman-Bale, Chief Financial Officer and Vice-President of Shorts Brewing Company, a brewery and brew pub located in Bellaire, Michigan, that produces nine award-winning beers
The guide covers topics of vital importance to anyone who wants to start a craft brewery or start a microbrewery business in the United States or Canada, plus helpful advice for opening a brewery in any country. The guide includes:
How to Start a Brewery Business
  • How to create a business plan for your microbrewery
  • Deciding what kind of brewery business to start
  • Buying an established brewery (including how to find craft breweries for sale)
  • Starting a microbrewery from scratch
  • Choosing a name for your microbrewery
  • Where to get start-up financing for your brewery business (includes sample start-up budgets)
  • Information about important business matters for starting a brewery including insurance, incorporation, and licensing
  • How to determine the amount of space (square footage) needed for your brewhouse 
  • Choosing a location for your brewery 
  • Equipment and supplies you'll need to start a microbrewery business and where to get them
  • Important systems you'll need to set up a brewery including bottling and kegging
Managing Your Brewery
  • How to develop effective systems for running your microbrewery on a daily basis
  • Deciding whether to brew your own beer or hire a contract brewer to produce it for you 
  • How to choose the best ingredients to go into your craft beer
  • What to include on your beer labels plus information on trademarking your labels
  • How to set your beer prices to maximize your profits
  • How to manage your beer and brewing supplies inventory
  • Marketing strategies for microbreweries and craft brewies
  • How to find a distributor so you can sell your beer to retail stores, restaurants, and bars
  • Setting up a website for your brewery
  • Regulations you need to be aware of when selling your beer 
  • How to find and hire great brewery employees
Plus you will find even more resources and advice, including:
  • How to organize special events to attract customers and increase sales, including: 
    • Your grand opening
    • Brewery tours
    • Beer tastings
  • Information you need to know about brewery hygiene and safety 
  • Valuable samples and checklists for starting your microbrewery or craft brewery business, including: 
    • Sample brewery purchase checklist
    • Sample budgets for a brewery
    • Sample daily sales report
    • Brewing equipment checklist
    • Brewery supplies checklist
    • Sample press release
    • Sample grand opening plan
  • And more! (including free updates)
You can have all this and more for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds of dollars to take courses on starting a business, and chances are they will not include specific information about how to start a microbrewery or craft brewery. The FabJob Guide to Become a Brewery Owner contains some of the best business advice you could get from other sources, plus much more.

It can save you many hours of research, help you avoid some costly mistakes, and give you information you need to start your own microbrewery or craft brewery.

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"There are lots of books about how to brew beer on the market, but not like The FabJob Guide to Become a Brewery Owner which has the sole purpose of helping you put together all the necessary elements to start your own brewery business. You will find everything you need to get started with your brewery concept right here in this guide. By following the steps in this guide, you will be well on your way to living your dream — opening your own successful commercial brewery."
— Brenna Pearce,
Brewery Guide Author

"Keep your brew house clean and organized, this is the center of your business and virtually the sole decider in your success. Never compromise your standards, it is amazing how a few bad batches of beer can hurt your image forever."
—Scott Newman-Bale, CFO/Vice-President, Shorts Brewing Company

Scott is one of the brewery owners and industry experts who give advice in this FabJob guide

"Great informative guide. Very useful in the resourcing and startup of a brewery."
—Eric Holst
Noblesville, IN


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