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How to Sell More Beer To-Go? Just Ask.

Want to dramatically boost your brewery’s to-go beer sales? Our pal Andrew Coplon, founder of beer-brained undercover shopping service Secret Hopper, knows how you can do it. What’s the key to making it happen? “Ask your customers if they’d like to buy some beer to-go,” he says. Through Secret Hopper research that looked at over […]

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Treat Your Wastewater, Save Bucks and H2O

As money-saving, pro-environment brewing moves go, treating your own wastewater is an unsung no-brainer. “Instead of just paying for wastewater treatment,” Craig Hotchkies says, “you cut your wastewater treatment costs by more than 33%, you get a productive piece of brewery equipment, and you get water to use.” Hotchkies is with Enereau, which makes wastewater […]

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A Secret Service for Bigger Sales

For Andrew Coplon, the key to boosting a brewery’s across-the-bar sales comes from an unlikely source: snow cones. “I sold them at baseball games as a kid,” says Coplon, whose Secret Hopper company provides an undercover shopper service for the beer trade. “It taught me a lot about how to create a fast and positive […]

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Meet Your New BFFs  

We’re growing here at Brewery Finance and are happy to announce the addition of two new staffers. Sam Cathcart and John Pavolka are our new BFFs (Brewery Funding Facilitators), they’ll be helping us provide fast expert service to our current and future customers. You may be hearing from them in the next few weeks as […]

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Fight the Power (Bills)

Dave Foster is with National Auditing Services Consulting, and he wants to make sure you are talking truth to your power company. “Our primary goal is to secure utility refunds for breweries,” he says. “Over 75% of craft brewers are overpaying their utility bills without realizing it. We can help these brewers secure refunds on […]

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Brewery Finance Craft Brewers Conference Honkytonk

On April 10, we’re repeating the All-American fun we had last year in Nashville. Our 2nd annual CBC Honkytonk Bash takes place at downtown Denver’s legendary Clocktower Cabaret and features the area’s best true-grit country/Americana acts, craft beer and beery hijinks. Local-hero musical guests include the Cowboy Dave Band, Leslie Tom, Larry Nix and Marty […]

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