There are about 5,300 active breweries today across the U.S. That’s the most ever — and the number has increased sharply in just the last 10 years.
If you’re a brewer, you already know this: The joy of brewing is not just about creating that perfect glass of ale; it’s also about seeing people enjoy it. It’s also about running and growing a business.
So how does a brewery grow? It opens its doors for tastings and tours. It goes on the road, setting up kegs at concerts, festivals, and trade shows; it delivers to stores. It starts serving food, maybe brings in live music. When I’m out talking to my brewery clients, this is often the kind of thing we discuss. How are you growing your business? And how do we protect you from the inherent risk that comes along with your growth strategy? Continue Reading