Business of Craft Beer Program

Building a Brewery Part 1: The Foundation for Success in Craft Beer

If knowledge is power, former Air Force pilot turned commercial pilot Mark McClain just might be superman. Since he set his sights in 2017 on starting his own brewery in Pittsburg, Kansas, he has been collecting every bit of information possible in order to create a successful brew pub. From technical training on brewing from […]

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Secrets to Success for Craft Breweries

Matthew McLaughlin has seen craft breweries come and go in his 13-year career. McLaughlin, an attorney specializing in alcohol licensing and regulatory matters, as well as corporate, finance, and intellectual property matters for craft breweries in the southeastern United States. With the craft beer industry booming, McLaughlin has a keen sense for what makes breweries […]

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Craft Beer Sales: How to Gain a Competitive Advantage Selling Your Brand in a Saturated Craft Beer Market

By Tera Dacek What makes one craft beer or distributor better at sales than another? How do you get your brand to stand out in a sea of cans, bottles, or tap handles where everyone is trying to do the same thing? An interview in December with Dave Mevoli, regional market manager of Duvel Moortgat […]

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