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Our Own Little Hop Crisis: Turning Pro Part 10

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We haven’t brewed a drop of beer yet, but we’ve already run out of the hops we need to brew the beers we are planning to brew.


Honesty and Motivation: Turning Pro Part 9

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Even before I began the process of opening Heretic Brewing Company, homebrewers would ask me what it took to open a brewery.


Kegs: Turning Pro Part 8

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When you think about starting a brewery, you know you will need kegs to package some portion of your beer, but that is about as far as the thinking goes.


The Bar is High: Turning Pro Part 7

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Not long ago, it was a special treat to find great craft beer. You could travel extensively without finding any craft beer and often what you did find was just OK.


Joining the Good Fight: Turning Pro Part 6

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Where I live every grocery store has been expanding their craft beer section. In some of them, the craft beer shelf space is now bigger than that dedicated to the large lager brewers.


Don’t Fence Me In: Turning Pro Part 5

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The first thing people ask when you tell them you are opening a brewery is, “What kind of beer are you going to brew?”


Beer, Beer Everywhere, but Not a Drop to Drink: Turning Pro Part 4

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I must say the toughest part about starting a brewery is coordinating all the little parts. Sure, the paperwork is enormous. I think I killed a couple of trees trying to perfect my TTB application.


Hard Work, Karma, or Just Dumb Luck?: Turning Pro Part 3

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I’ve always been lucky. Ask my wife. Ask anybody that knows me. Things just work out well for me.


Birth of a Heretic: Turning Pro Part 1

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When you finally realize you are going to open a brewery, it is an exciting time. However, the brewery just doesn’t seem real until you give it a name.


The Opportunity: Turning Pro Part 2

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Like everyone else, I entertained that dream myself, but I
never thought I’d make it a reality.


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