The short answer is that we expect to open our doors within three years or so. With a great number of logistics to take care of, it may take us a bit to launch the brewery. But we're excited about the possibilities.
We're hard at work on our business plan, cost sheet analysis, projections, and all the other things we need to guide our decision-making. These analytical documents are the structure, foundation, and road map for our business and we want to get this right.
Opening a brewery requires a great deal of capital — and the effort to acquire what we'll need is no small undertaking. In addition to acquiring private and public loans to purchase the equipment we need, we are also looking into two additional forms of funding:
If you'd like more information about investing opportunities, contact Michael at michael @ public.mn.
And of course there is the process of licensure and becoming a legitimate entity and able to legally produce and serve beer in Minnesota. While I'd love to be able to sell beer right out of my house, I'd rather do it legally and out of the brewery instead. The wife would love me more for it.