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Six Tactics for Keeping Your Brewpub Relevant in a Changing Environment

As brewpub brewers, we have lived to see our wildest dreams come true. We now have an audience that appreciates us for being more than a casual dining establishment. Our quest to educate the consumer on the merits of craft beer has paid off, and our patrons are significantly smarter in their buying choices.

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The Value of Fractional Pours

By Tim Brady Popping into a popular craft beer bar in an unfamiliar California city, I found myself overwhelmed by forty draft lines. “I’m looking for something dank and aromatic, preferably citrusy,” I told the barkeep. “Being …More

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Innovation to Add Value for the Modern Brewpub

By Audra Gaiziunas In the Jan/Feb 2016 issue of The New Brewer, I summarized five distinct strategies brewpubs could pursue to not only survive, but also thrive as our industry continues to grow. In order to provide …More

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Brewpub Digital Marketing

Marketing for brewpubs is an interesting and complicated endeavor. It is the combination of craft beer and restaurant marketing, creating some unique and interesting issues, and more importantly, opportunities. SEO and digital expert Pat Strader has …More

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The Pros of Restaurant Reservation Apps

By Maya Bornstein In an age ruled by immediate gratification, waiting for a good thing can be pretty agitating. Thus sprang the concept of reserving a table at a restaurant, right? As consumers, we just want …More

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Customer Service Negotiation Tips

By: John Szymankiewicz, Beer Law Center Over a career as an engineer, project manager, lawyer and business owner, I’ve learned how to deal with customers, especially upset and ill-tempered customers. I think negotiation is a key factor …More

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Combating Underage Drinking

Authored by Steve Hindy. Reprinted with permission. Jan/Feb 2014 The New Brewer Item in The New York Times Sunday magazine, September 8, 2013: The 5 Most Popular Alcoholic Drinks Among People in the E.R. with Alcohol-related Injuries, …More

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