How Home Brewing Can Grow

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How Home Brewing Can Grow

Post by Vejay Jin » Thu Feb 10, 2022 9:51 am

Browsing through a lot of forum posts here, I see a lot of friends who have a passion for brewing. Brewing is a high level of knowledge, and if you take it up as a business, it can also bring in a decent amount of money . "brewing is a profound knowledge", whether it is from, how to brew, the selection of brewing equipment, or the operation and daily maintenance of equipment.

Does anyone know what to look out for if going from home brewing to commercial brewing?
for example:
market survey?
How to get started?
What does commercial brewing equipment include?

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Re: How Home Brewing Can Grow

Post by Rookie » Thu Feb 10, 2022 4:22 pm

To make a small fortune brewing, start with a large fortune.
I'm just here for the beer.

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Re: How Home Brewing Can Grow

Post by IPA » Thu Feb 10, 2022 4:55 pm

Rookie wrote:
Thu Feb 10, 2022 4:22 pm
To make a small fortune brewing, start with a large fortune.
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Re: How Home Brewing Can Grow

Post by Jocky » Thu Feb 10, 2022 8:31 pm

Knowing how to brew beer well isn’t the most important thing to set up a brewery.

Knowing how to sell it is.
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Re: How Home Brewing Can Grow

Post by Goosey » Fri Feb 11, 2022 4:02 pm

Jocky wrote:
Thu Feb 10, 2022 8:31 pm
Knowing how to brew beer well isn’t the most important thing to set up a brewery.

Knowing how to sell it is.
What he said ^

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Re: How Home Brewing Can Grow

Post by Rookie » Sat Feb 12, 2022 3:25 pm

Jocky wrote:
Thu Feb 10, 2022 8:31 pm
Knowing how to brew beer well isn’t the most important thing to set up a brewery.

Knowing how to sell it is.
Yes, but knowing how to brew makes beer customers more likely to come back and buy some a second (third, fourth, fifth, etc.)
time.
I'm just here for the beer.

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Re: How Home Brewing Can Grow

Post by ozroger » Sat Feb 12, 2022 11:06 pm

From what I've heard, for a commercial operation, the brewing is the easy part. The long hours, the paperwork, accumulating a "war-chest" to tide you over for the first couple of years, then marketing, competition, satisfying the regulators/council/state, etc, all take the gloss off very quickly. And you'll fondly remember how nice it was just being a home-brewer and enjoying the hobby. Going commercial could well kill your enjoyment.

But if you're determined, if it comes to taking some sort of course to get you started, it's a Business Course you'll need!

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Re: How Home Brewing Can Grow

Post by richard080561 » Sat Feb 12, 2022 11:26 pm

You could do worse than look at one of the forum sponsor's courses http://www.brew-school.com/results/?tag ... %20brewing
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Re: How Home Brewing Can Grow

Post by MashBag » Sun Feb 13, 2022 7:45 am

Can I ask you why you are doing it?

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Re: How Home Brewing Can Grow

Post by Jim » Sun Feb 13, 2022 1:15 pm

The OP hasn't visited the forum since they posted that question.

Draw your own conclusions about how interested he is in any answers.
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Re: How Home Brewing Can Grow

Post by vacant » Sun Feb 13, 2022 2:18 pm

Jim wrote:
Sun Feb 13, 2022 1:15 pm
The OP hasn't visited the forum since they posted that question.

Draw your own conclusions about how interested he is in any answers.
Sometimes they may return after a while posting a link to a fantastic product they've found (and get commission from). We'll see.

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Re: How Home Brewing Can Grow

Post by MashBag » Sun Feb 13, 2022 4:09 pm

Thanks Jim. Perhaps we didn't give the correct response.

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Re: How Home Brewing Can Grow

Post by Jim » Sun Feb 13, 2022 4:16 pm

vacant wrote:
Sun Feb 13, 2022 2:18 pm
Jim wrote:
Sun Feb 13, 2022 1:15 pm
The OP hasn't visited the forum since they posted that question.

Draw your own conclusions about how interested he is in any answers.
Sometimes they may return after a while posting a link to a fantastic product they've found (and get commission from). We'll see.
Funnily enough, someone of the same name works for a Chinese company that provides commercial brewing equipment. What a strange coincidence. :roll:
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Re: How Home Brewing Can Grow

Post by MashBag » Sun Feb 13, 2022 4:26 pm

And his last few words were. "commercial brewing equipment include"

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