Start Up Brewery–decisions in this election year

It’s fascinating to me the things that I take into consideration while putting together the brewery.  So while I’m waiting for the last lease negotiations to finish up (which should be ANY DAY), I’m confronted with something I haven’t decided is an issue, though with all the rhetoric during this election year it might be: 
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Start up Brewery decisions I CAN share

So I’m fairly confident that I’ll be able to announce that I’ve signed the lease for my preferred location shortly!  This means that shortly I’ll be able to provide the township and actual location of Bado Brewing/Zed’s Beer.  And that also means that shortly I’ll be abel to give a guesstimate as to when I’ll
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start up brewery I’m loyally Promiscuous and its OK

I very much appreciate the Brewers Association, of which I am a member, for all the data and information they provide access to.  Just today, I participated in a “Power Hour” video conference presented by Nielson regarding the craft beer drinker.  The presentation was called “Getting Inside the Mind of the Craft Beer Drinker.”  Fascinating
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start-up brewery: good decisions to have!

So things are looking up and I believe I’ll be abel to announce the location for Zed’s Beer in the next few weeks, fingers crossed.  I’m tempering my excitement about both locations until I actually have a signed lease in hand, but I’m feeling very positive!! Over the past month, I’ve: found two very good,
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start up brewery listen to your mother and clean up after you’re done!

Over the past months that I’ve been looking for a home for Zed’s Beer, I’ve probably seen somewhere around 50 properties, give or take.  They’ve been everything from old restaurants or pubs, to a speakeasy and old doctors offices.  I’ve seen brand spanking new warehouses so new you could eat off the floor.  And I’ve
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Start up brewery a broad apology

So I’m sure that I’ve done it through my life—promised someone that I would get back in touch with them or return a call or provide some piece of information and never did.  And while I like to think that I’ve never done it out of spite, even those who never received follow up through
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start up brewery predicting the next big beer flavors

In my former life, one of the more interesting things occurred when the prognosticators came into World Headquarters to tell the company what flavors were going to be big in the future.  And at the Craft Brewers Conference, one of the topics I went to addressed the idea of new flavors in beer.  It took
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Start up Brewery: lessons in real estate

Other than “when will you open” (answer–hopefully in 2016, but that’s pretty remote at this stage) I’m surprised at the questions asking what’s going well and not so well.  Things that don’t go well often seem more interesting than stories about things working as planned.  How many of us have shared “peace” stories as opposed
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start up brewery why I gave up the shaker glass and you should too

The shaker pint should be destroyed. The damn things are built to last a lifetime, however, so that’s probably not going to happen. But it should. Be forewarned that this might sound a little like a commercial for proper glassware. And to some extent, it is, but it’s also something that I’ve experienced at a
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Start up brewery clean glassware

So I took this amazing all day course from Micro Matic on designing and creating a draft system.  I’ll probably write about some of the technical things that I learned down the road, but for now i’ll just explain on how to create a beer clean glass to allow for a perfect pour.  Bear in
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