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Posted in thread: Industry Trends on 01-23-2014 at 08:09 PM
Bottom line the breweries/bars will only make/stock what sells.True. My Belgian single is
consistently my top-selling beer, though. It does well because it captures light beer drinkers,
non beer drink...
Posted in thread: Industry Trends on 01-22-2014 at 05:23 PM
i work at a beer&shot type of local bar where there is only bmc on tap. th eplace is busy and
makes money hand over fist and the owner is not stupid.he is aware of the craft beer movement
Posted in thread: Industry Trends on 01-21-2014 at 06:34 PM
Great outlook on the industry.As a point of critique, I would have liked to see mention of how
the current IPA trend got started so we can get a point of reference for how the lifecycle of
the 'next b...
Posted in thread: Industry Trends on 01-21-2014 at 05:18 PM
Hey, here's an article I wrote recently on the beer industry. Disclaimer: I am a recently
turned pro-brewer and these are just my observations and opinions. My list of beers I have
tried is pretty sma...
Posted in thread: How to start a successful nanobrewery on 12-01-2013 at 06:09 PM
What would you say was your biggest way to attract people. Social media/ word of mouth?Earned
media. Don't underestimate your local papers; a lot of people read them. I also got some great
Posted in thread: How to start a successful nanobrewery on 12-01-2013 at 03:49 PM
Maybe I missed it but what brand and brew system do you use?It's an electricbrewery.com 50 amp
system. Works like a charm. Very little radiant heat which is key in my small place.
Posted in thread: How to start a successful nanobrewery on 12-01-2013 at 05:08 AM
Well, like you said, BJCP judges will give you honest, unbiased feedback in competitions. My
point is that the general public, even the craft drinkers, have a much lower standard for what
Posted in thread: How to start a successful nanobrewery on 12-01-2013 at 04:39 AM
True, I just don't think poor BJCP scores alone should discourage a home brewer considering
going pro.Even better, just make friends with someone who really knows their ****, and have
them taste your ...
Posted in thread: How to start a successful nanobrewery on 12-01-2013 at 04:30 AM
So this has been something I have thought about for the last year and a half. My question how
did you come by the research the market ,and if your nano would even work in your area. And
just a little ...
Posted in thread: How to start a successful nanobrewery on 11-29-2013 at 06:12 PM
Wow, this is extremely helpful info, thank you!I'm planning to start my own soon with a 7bbl
brewhouse. I have questions, but it's late and I'm tired. Would you be willing to share your
business plan ...