BYO Nano Podcast

The Nano segment of craft brewing is growing fast with the majority of new breweries opening up falling into this small-scale, hyper-local segment working on brewing systems five barrels or under. Each month on this podcast learn the business, marketing, and brewing strategies targeted for this smaller-scale sized brewery needs. From strategies to maximizing taproom sales to forecasting brewery budgets to brewing great beer in small spaces, you’ll learn from craft beer experts and fellow Nano brewers the tips and strategies for success to improve – or launch – your small brewery. New episodes will be added to this page each month in addition to all major podcast platforms. Please email any questions, thoughts, and feedback on the BYO Nano Podcast to nano@byo.com. You can use the player provided here to listen to episodes or subscribe to this show through a variety of popular podcast platforms linked just below. Cheers!

Episode 18: Carefully Back into the World

After more than a year of uncertainty and life moving slowly for a lot of us, things have picked up speed in the last few weeks. Taprooms are re-opening for inside service, customers are buying beer for parties, draft beer is coming back to accounts. 

Where do we go from here, how do small breweries make the most of this time and get on better footing for the future? What did we learn over the last 15 months, what does the future hold for beer, and how can your Nano Brewery get on the road to success and profitability? There’s a lot to discuss, so let’s dive in with our guests:

– Audra Gaiziunas the owner of Brewed For Her Ledger, LLC, a management consultancy firm focused on providing guidance to the craft brewing and cider communities. 

– Paul Leone, Executive Director of the New York State Brewers Association

Thanks to our episode sponsors:

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Interested in more information on the Nano Brewing segment of the craft beer industry? Then check out the links to our other Nano Brewing content available below:

NanoCon Online Video Replays – Video replays are now available from 30+ small-scale craft brewery seminars and workshops on November 6 & 7, 2020. Learn how to best navigate the new COVID business landscape from craft brewing experts targeted just for the nano brewing segment. Learning tracks include brewing operations, start-ups, business operations, and sales & marketing. Click here for full event details on how to still get full video access even if you missed the event. It’s never too late to learn!

Subscribe to our free monthly BYO Nano Newsletter. Links to articles on both the business and brewing sides of running a small-scale craft brewery will be emailed to you each month. Click here to start your free email Nano Newsletter subscription.

Online in-depth workshops taught by craft brewing experts on a variety of brewing and brewery business topics. Check out our library of recorded workshops available as replays with course materials included. Click here for the rundown of these interactive online classes.