Brewing Up a Business: Adventures in Beer from the Founder of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Starting with nothing more than a home brewing kit, Sam Calagione turned his entrepreneurial dream into a foamy reality in the form of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, one of America's best and fastest growing craft breweries.
In this newly updated Second Edition, Cala...more
Now Sam is the darling of the American Craft brew scene, and he is a master of pushing the Dogfish Head brand, as well as brand Sam. You can see him in the movies (He has ...more
Es un libro dedicado a cualquier empresario de pequeña empresa, asesorando a través de la experiencia de Sam en Dogfish Head. Hay un buen mix de historias durante el start-up phase de la empresa, el presente (2010) y la visión a futuro de la misma.
Coincido mucho en la filosofía de hacer negocios de Sam. Business-karma equation: the more time and effort you spend as a company helping groups of people who do not directly influence your monetary s ...more
What the book is really about is how to start any kind of small business and Sam's personal suggestions. The book does gives some excellent ideas on how to go from a very small to medium size business I found it really lacked on how to even start a brewery. The sections on marketing and employee management are excellent!
The real surprise comes half way though the book where Sam reveals how he got the mo ...more
I was hoping to glean some more practical advice and logistical guidance, but the main thrust of "Have a vision, create your niche, stay true to your mission" is always useful in any creative and business endeavor.
Finally, I would say that Mr. Calagione is ...more
For the beer geek, due to limited capital started with a glorified home brew equipment - 10 gallon brewery for the first year. This allowed them to experiment with 30 different brews the first year. But tremendously labor intensive. Further, quality control (for consistency) ...more
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