Tag Archives: new brewery

US Small Business Administration Backs Microbreweries

Opening a brewery costs a lot of money (often upwards of $500,000).  Therefore, it’s not surprising that one of the most common questions I get from people looking to start a brewery is whether I am aware of any fundraising … Continue reading

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Applying for Label Approval at the TTB

Application for and Certification/Exemption of Label/Bottle Approval (TTB F 5100.31) A brewery cannot sell any beer that is not labeled in accordance with the federal label laws and regulations.  If the brewery plans to sell beer in more than one state, … Continue reading

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New Brewery Legal Checklist (Step 2: Select a Business Structure)

Starting any new brewery requires careful planning by the founders.  Put simply, breweries that do not have solid and forward-thinking plans will not succeed.  The ability to make a great end product is, by itself, not enough.  To help you … Continue reading

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New Brewery Legal Checklist (Step 1: Select a Name)

Starting any new business requires careful planning by the founders.  Put simply, businesses that do not have solid and forward-thinking plans will not succeed.  The ability to make a great end product is, by itself, not enough.  To help you … Continue reading

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