New book: “Starting Your Own Brewery”

May 22nd, 2013 | Posted by Real Beer

The Brewers Association’s Guide to Starting Your Own BreweryBy the time you finish reading this two more breweries will have opened some place in the United States. (That’s only a bit of an exaggeration.)

Those who study The Brewers Association’s Guide to Starting Your Own Brewery by Dick Cantwell will almost surely have a better chance of success. The second edition of the guide has been completely rewritten and covers, among other things:

– Business plans
– Financing
– Quality assurance
– Site selection
– Flooring choices
– Branding
– Raw materials
– Distribution
– Regulatory requirements
– Equipment considerations
– Sustainability practices
– Wastewater

Cantwell is co-founder of Elysian Brewing, which has three pub locations and a production brewery. Cantwell recently talked about the book with Eric Gorski of the Denver Post.

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