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    Poll: When I saw the post I thought it was gonna say...

    When I saw the post I thought it was gonna say "Should I use my 401k to buy a brewery?" Was thinking about myself and thought I found another crazy person like me. :D
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    Buying into an existing brewery?

    Has anyone here had success in buying into an existing brewery or having someone buy into their brewery? It's always been a dream to start my own brewery but I also know there's a lot of risks and...
  3. Great, thanks for the help.

    Great, thanks for the help.
  4. Following onto this train of thought..... If...

    Following onto this train of thought.....

    If let's say one of the parties was going to actually the equipment and the secondary party is essentially paying more on a leased/contract basis back to...
  5. Sharing brewery space - licensing questions

    How would it work if more than one brewery was sharing the same space/equipment? Let's say hypothetically 2 brewers splitting time on the same brew setup, same packaging line, etc. Does each...
  6. Cory, Thanks for your help, that's a good...

    Cory,

    Thanks for your help, that's a good start for me to start looking into it. Will check back in here if I have any specific questions.

    Ps- Will have to come check your place out the next...
  7. What is needed to get started as a distributor?

    As usual the information the federal and local governments provide is sparse. I'm looking around and trying to figure out what is necessary to become a small distributor to my local breweries. I'm...
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    I have a local bank I use for personal accounts...

    I have a local bank I use for personal accounts and they're awesome. They love financing local projects and staying active in the community. I do plan to try to work with them if possible but was...
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    If all else fails keep homebrewing for fun and...

    If all else fails keep homebrewing for fun and keep your day job. Maybe running a business isn't for you, it's not for a lot of people.
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    As an IT professional specifically in the...

    As an IT professional specifically in the security industry by day let me add a couple points on this. Keep in mind every iOS version upgrade on your iPad (and being that it is running sales...
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    Considering the IRS recently started cracking...

    Considering the IRS recently started cracking down on free lunches being given to staff by companies and wanted to tax that I'd say they'd be all over you if you were giving away beer as payment. If...
  12. Decent article about starting a brewery

    Saw this and figured some beginners like myself would see value in it. Worth a read....
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    Thanks for the advice. Had also planned to look...

    Thanks for the advice. Had also planned to look into my personal local bank I've been banking with for years in addition to the national lenders. Fortunately at this stage my future wife (will be...
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    Advice regarding equipment financing

    Any advice regarding equipment financing? Or something I haven't asked that you think I should know about. Ideally I'd like to use my cash on hand to lease the space, get all the permits, pay for...
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    It's always a good idea to include a document in...

    It's always a good idea to include a document in the newly hired staff's HR paperwork that says they understand they will be recorded on video/audio during the course of their employment. This is...
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    I agree on the first part in terms of staff. ...

    I agree on the first part in terms of staff. Good staff is invaluable as are good locks.

    However I disagree on the second part. Plenty of folks that will take any easy opportunity to...
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    Strawberry rhubarb pie is always a big hit,...

    Strawberry rhubarb pie is always a big hit, wonder how some strawberries would work to counteract the bitterness? I'll bet if you brewed some up in the summer you'd find some takers.
  18. Thread: Steam Beer

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    Little late to the party here but just wanted to...

    Little late to the party here but just wanted to chime in that OEC in CT uses big copper coolships as well. If you are ever out in Oxford, CT do check them out, they are doing some really neat stuff...
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    Great thread so far. Will keep looking at this...

    Great thread so far. Will keep looking at this as more responses come in. Was tempted by the self-financed option of starting nano and moving onto bank financed larger hardware later once I had a...
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    Hello everyone!

    Hey all,

    Long time lurker, first time poster. Just wanted to say hello and thank you for all of the wonderful information you post. I've read a ton of threads here and so many of you have been...
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