Crystal Ball 2018

It’s that time of the year again! For those of you who may have missed it, below were my crystal ball predictions for 2017. 2017 Prediction What actually happened Craft beer revenues grows 5%-7% Average revenue growth of breweries was…

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Wintertime Strategy

January is a weird part of the year for craft beer. Breweries are accustomed to writing it off as a slow part of the year. What if you have a strategy in place? I have found that business owners relate…

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Tax Tip Tuesday E.3

This weeks tax tip is a continuation from last week. If you missed it, you can read it here. So we need a better strategy, one that provides the cash to pay taxes, avoids spending, and allows us to stockpile…

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Tax Tip Tuesday E.2

Most tax planning advice given to small business owners is based on spending money. “Buy new equipment before year-end.” “Prepay next year’s insurance policy.” “Buy the heavy duty truck for your new ‘business vehicle’ so we can write it all…

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Tax Tip Tuesday

As you may know, I prefer to be writing and talking about brewery growth strategies. What you may or may not know that I have spent 15 years as a tax CPA. Not bragging; but bragging…..We know a lot about Federal…

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Suds and Spent Grains

Welcome to the quarterly edition of Savory Suds and Spent Grains from Small Batch Standard. I thought this would be a fun way to highlight some “Wins” and expose some stink of the craft brewing industry. Savory Suds go to…

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