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How to Start a Brewery Business in 7 Steps

Interested in opening a microbrewery startup? With our complete guide, you're just seven steps away from creating a brewery business of your own.

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    Starting a Brewery FAQ

    Find answers to common questions about microbrewery startups.


    How Much Does it Cost to Start Brewing?

    Most breweries cost at least $250,000 to get up and running. That might sound like a lot of money (and it is), but keep in mind that you can greatly reduce your personal financial burden by raising capital, as described in step five.


    How Much Profit Does a Brewery Make?

    A microbrewery's profitability depends on many different factors, including how well it was planned beforehand, the efficiency of its staff and the cost of its space. One thing most industry experts can agree on, though, is that selling beer to customers by the glass is the best way to reap the highest profits possible.


    Is Starting a Brewery Hard?

    There's no way around it — starting a brewery is difficult in terms of both finances and logistics. After all, even if you already have the necessary capital, you'll still need to navigate a variety of legal requirements.

    But don't let that reality stop you from starting the microbrewery of your dreams: With creativity, careful planning and a passion for great beer, starting a brewery of your own is well within the realm of possibility.

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