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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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Beer Lovers Gift Guide

Wondering what to buy your beer-loving staff, friends and loved ones this holiday season?   If there’s one book every beer-industry person should own, it’s Tasting Beer by the mighty Randy Mosher. Packed with beer-nerd-level detail but written in Mosher’s approachable guy-at-the-bar voice, it’s loaded with info and insight on our fave beverage. Hit http://randymosher.com/Tasting-Beer […]

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All Down Hill From Here

Jake Minturn and Doug Hyndman are members of a growing craft beer niche: brewers starting their own companies by taking over existing breweries. In March 2017, the two purchased Parker, Colorado’s Elk Mountain Brewing Company, which had been a town staple for several years. They re-christened the place Downhill Brewing Company and applied for a […]

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