Independent
Brewing
Think Tank

Elevating the business of craft brewing

What We Do

Propelling Brewery Projects Forward

Lead by veterans of the craft brewing industry, Bev-Craft provides beginning-to-end advisement to reach your business goals. Bev-Craft illuminates a clear path to success that includes brewery design, proforma budgeting, startup-uses budgeting, equipment selection, taproom functionality, recipe formulation, brewery SOPs, front-of-house service protocols, brand development, and sales and marketing strategy. With Bev-Craft’s real-world experience in your corner, your dream brewery will be built for success from the ground up.

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Brew award-winning beer

Bev-Craft’s standout team of brewers can help unlock the secrets to making world-class beer. Our team has won numerous medals at the World Beer Cup, Great American Beer Festival, and the Festival of Barrel Aged Beers, to name a few.

Brewery Design

Brewery Design

Sustainable breweries are efficient breweries—starting with the right design. Bev-Craft brewhouse designs are led by veteran brewers with boots-on-the-ground experience to decrease labor and ingredient costs while increasing production output.

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New Breweries or Expansions

Start or restart, our team of craft beer specialists will ensure your brewery has the startup toolkit and consultation to flourish in a competitive industry.

Recipes & SOPs

Recipes & SOPs

Brewery reputations begin forming on opening day. We will make sure your brewery has recipes and brewery SOPs to hit the ground running from day one.

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Proformas and Finance

We have led breweries since the early years of the craft beer movement. That deep industry insight will be a powerful ally as you set your expectations and financial strategy.

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Branding & Marketing

Making great beer isn’t enough. We work collaboratively with our clients and craft beer creative agency Specific Gravity to build brands that cut through. Bev-Craft’s team of industry disrupters will help you to strategically navigate and out-compete in an increasingly competitive beer market.

Sales & Distribution

Sales & Distribution

Our team can help you establish and execute a sales and distribution strategy. We have deep knowledge in taproom management, self-distribution, distributor partnerships.

Who We Are

We are Craft Brewing Experts

Tim Nelson

Tim Nelson
CEO & Director of Development

@tim_m_nelson

Bio

Dave Hoops

Dave Hoops
Consultant

@hoopsbrewing

Bio

Frank Kaszuba
Project Manager & Brewer

@frankkaszuba

Bio

Brad Nelson

Brad Nelson
Director of Brands

@bradnelson218

Bio

Our Clients

We help brewers succeed.