BrewDog Brewing to Start Production in Ohio in Early 2017

by Alexander Frane on Nov 15, 2016 in Beer

BrewDog Beer, the largest brewery in the U.K, is preparing to open a branch in the U.S. in early 2017. The brewery is unique in that it’s publicly owned — anyone who wants to can purchase its shares, which are priced at $47.50 and require a minimum of two. For just $95, you can be a member of BrewDog and have a voice in the business. Better yet, it includes a 20% discount on all BrewDog products.
 
The Scottish “Punk Rock” brewery was formed in the midst of financial troubles in 2007, with some “scary loans” from the UK banks. In 2009 the brewery launched a plan, “equity for punks,” that allowed anyone an opportunity to share in the company, and over 1,300 people did so in the first year. The brewery has expanded ever since, and now seeks a foothold in the USA, to spread its “equity.”
 
It’s been difficult. BrewDog intended to open its first American brewery in September, but has yet to do so, with a snag attributed to a delayed transfer of brewing equipment from Germany. Still, since its launch, the “Equity for Punks USA” has managed to secure $2.5 million dollars in investments since it launched in August. The company is looking to start hiring in January, and aims for an ambitious $50 million raised by February. The first site is set to be in Ohio, where 30% of its US investments have come from. It plans to release its first American beers in March of 2017.
 

Photo via BrewDog Official on Facebook

 

Recent Articles
spacer

Feedback

How are we doing? Tell us what you like or don't like and how we can improve. We would love to hear your thoughts!

*Name:
*E-mail:
*Suggestions:
 
Try Some Truly American Whiskey Straight from Mount Vernon

Try Some Truly American Whiskey Straight from Mount Vernon

While President's Day has come and gone, it doesn't mean it's too late to drink like the leader of the country, and with George Washington's whiskey, ...read more ›

by Alexander Frane Feb 21, 2017
You Can Now Get Champagne From a Vending Machine

You Can Now Get Champagne From a Vending Machine

At Las Vegas’ Mandarin Oriental Hotel, guests can now self-serve themselves bottles of Möet & Chandon from a vending machine - and it’s the first...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Feb 21, 2017
An Ohio Man is Suing Walmart Over Fake Craft Beer

An Ohio Man is Suing Walmart Over Fake Craft Beer

Many people were shocked when they first heard the news that Walmart was even selling its own craft beer, but alas, it’s all a lie, as one Ohio man ...read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio Feb 21, 2017
SPONSORED
Visit Drink Baltimore on Your Phone
BrewDog Announces Puppy Parental Leave for Its Employees

BrewDog Announces Puppy Parental Leave for Its Employees

Staff both in the UK and the US will now receive one week of paid leave when they rescue a dog....read more ›

by Carrie Dow Feb 20, 2017
You Can Now Age Spirits with Ultrasound Technology

You Can Now Age Spirits with Ultrasound Technology

Aging in a barrel can certainly add subtlety, richness, and complexity to whiskey, brandy, rum, and other liquors. But researchers in Spain may have f...read more ›

by Alexander Frane Feb 17, 2017
Hersh's is Offering a New Series of Cocktail Classes on Mondays

Hersh's is Offering a New Series of Cocktail Classes on Mondays

If your New Year's Resolution was to learn more about drinks, Hersh's is the place to be on Monday nights through May....read more ›

by Jennifer Waldera Feb 14, 2017
Game of Thrones & Ommegang's Latest Beer Lets You Choose Your House

Game of Thrones & Ommegang's Latest Beer Lets You Choose Your House

HBO's wildly popular series Game of Thrones and Ommegang Brewery are continuing their beer collaboration with ...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Feb 8, 2017
More Movie Theaters Are Starting to Serve Drinks Nationwide

More Movie Theaters Are Starting to Serve Drinks Nationwide

You may have noticed a growing trend in movie theaters recently - instead of ordering a popcorn, candy bar, and soda, you might be getting a popcorn, ...read more ›

by Alexander Frane Feb 8, 2017
Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Baltimore

Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Baltimore

Here's where to celebrate romantic Valentine's Day in Baltimore this year....read more ›

by Jennifer Waldera Feb 8, 2017
Lady Gaga is Starting Her Own Wine Company

Lady Gaga is Starting Her Own Wine Company

Fresh off the Super Bowl, Lady Gaga's company filed paperwork this week to begin producing wine, according to TMZ. ...read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio Feb 8, 2017
SPONSORED
View all Articles

Sign up to get weekly drinking news, bar reviews, events and more sent directly to your inbox!

Close