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Offline robtheriot

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Professional Brewing for Dummies
« on: July 18, 2016, 10:48:25 AM »
Has anyone written / seen something akin to a "how to" start a brewery?  Seems this would exist somewhere?

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Re: Professional Brewing for Dummies
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2016, 11:04:13 AM »
"professional"..."for dummies"... seems like a contradiction to me.  But hey, I'm further towards the latter.

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Re: Professional Brewing for Dummies
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2016, 12:30:39 PM »
"professional"..."for dummies"... seems like a contradiction to me.  But hey, I'm further towards the latter.


HaHa Agreed but...from the perspective of the hordes who say "I've found brewing and it's now my passion" I'm wondering what the undertaking involves in setting up a craft brewery?

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Re: Professional Brewing for Dummies
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2016, 09:35:02 AM »
Starting Your own Brewery by Dick Cantwell
and of course brewing Up A business by Sam Calagione is essential reading
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Re: Professional Brewing for Dummies
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2016, 07:27:34 AM »
Starting Your own Brewery by Dick Cantwell
and of course brewing Up A business by Sam Calagione is essential reading

I second this suggestion. Cantwell's book is a step by step guide by one of the industry greats.

The funny thing about going pro is that the recipes and actual brewing are the easy part. Owning a brewery usually means giving that up to someone else.
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