Expert Financial & Operational Consulting for Breweries
Knowledgeable Implementation of Ekos Brewmaster Software
In-depth Guidance for OrchestratedBEER Software
Success Story: Bottle Logic Brewing

Brewery Financial Consulting

Mary Brettman, Beverage Business BuildersBeverage Business Builders is dedicated to people who want to do things right in their business. Our passion is helping companies grow to the next level, no matter where they are in their journey. If you want to start brewing commercially, we will help you think like a business. If you want to open a taproom (east of the Mississippi) or tasting room (west of the Mississippi), we will explain what you need and how you need to do it. If you want to expand into another territory, we can tell you how to prepare and what challenges you may face.

View our experience and contact us for free consultation during which we will discuss your business needs and how we can help you reach your goals.

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Our Clients Come in Many Shapes and Sizes.
Which Profile Best Describes You?

Start Up

From beverage maker to business owner, you created the beer. Now it’s time to create the business. Let us help take you from concept to bottle, and actually opening up for business.

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Congratulations! People love your beer, but success breeds a whole new set of challenges. Lucky for you, we’ve been there and can help you get to the next stage of your thriving business.

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Distributors are romancing you, telling you that there is a ready market for your beer in their area. We can help with long range planning, a material resource plan, and picking the right distribution channels.

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Recent Blog Posts

Jul 12, 2019
toasting at a brewery Regularly, the question comes up in conversation: Mary, what is it exactly that you do? The thing is, what I do just doesn't fit into a 30-second elevator speech. To best outline the type of success I bring to breweries, I would like to share my process and the key elements involved along the way....
May 21, 2019
ekos brewmaster logo Ekos Brewmaster, craft beer focused business management software, has come a long way from my first initial meeting with them after the Portland Craft Brewers Conference in 2015. Josh and Greg were new on the scene and were full of big ideas. After reviewing the product, I told them that they needed to add functionality before I could fully get...
May 13, 2019
seltzer-1 While attending the California Craft Brewers Association 2019 Spring Meeting last week in San Diego I was struck by the number of people attending this conference. It felt well-attended and the sessions really tried to give something to everyone. There were beginning, intermediate, and advanced sessions. I finally got quantitative proof proving my point that the craft be...
May 6, 2019
cbc_web The Craft Brewers Conference was held in April in Denver this year. Each year this conference happens on the heels of my busy season and I’m caught up finishing the books for my clients and have time for little else. But now I’m back in the saddle and have a few things to share from the conference.  CBC is primarily a conference for start-up breweries, with an exhib...
Mar 5, 2019
baw logo-1 While attending and speaking at the 2019 Brewery Accelerator Workshop in Denver, I answered questions following my presentation: Business Advice for the New (and not so new) Craft Brewer....
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