How To Start Your Own Brewery?

How much money does it take to start a brewery?

You will need to pay alcohol tax and licenses and permits to brew and serve alcohol. Overall, starting a brewery could cost you anywhere from $250,000 to $2.5 million or more depending on your desires, ambition and ability to negotiate.

How much does it cost to set up a small brewery?

You can purchase brewing equipment with the smallest capacity (1 barrel, which is 31 gallons of beer, equal to 320 12-ounce beers) for $100,000 or less if you buy it used, or pay up to $1 million or more for a brand-new, 30-barrel system (equal to 9,600 12-ounce beers), says Leonard Kolada, founder of Smokehouse

How do I set up a brewery?

  • Step 1: Planning a brewery.
  • Step 2: Finding a brewery location.
  • Step 3: Choosing brewery equipment.
  • Step 4: Building relationships with vendors and the local community.
  • Step 5: Funding a brewery.
  • Step 6: Obtaining insurance before opening a brewery.
  • Step 7: Keeping regulations in mind when starting a brewery.

How much does it cost to start a Kombucha business?

Starting at a basic $9,000 bare bones to a 6 BBL semi-automatic Kombucha Brew House typically runs $20,000 and a 9 BBL automatic (labor saving) Kombucha Brew House for about $49,000. Training, setup and Turn-Key operation is also available.