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Online learning courses, guides, spreadsheets, and tools to help your craft brewery:

increase profits
increase cash flow
increase financial sustainability!

A Message from The Founder

 

I create financial training courses for Craft Brewery owners and operators so that you can build a more profitable brewery business.

Kary Shumway, CPA, CFO, Numbers Guy
My online learning courses are custom designed for brewery owners, brewers, general managers, marketers, salespeople, accounting managers, and other staff wanting to understand best practices for craft brewery finance.

You get all these online courses, over $3100 in value! when you sign up for the Craft Brewery Financial Training Annual Subscription of just $399:

(Individual courses priced at $499 ea.)

Crash Course in Brewery Finances
How to Boost Taproom Profits
Brewery Self-Distribution Financial Planning
How to Build a Start-Up Brewery Financial Plan
Ultimate Guide to Brewery Metrics
Brewery Job Descriptions Guide
Step-by-Step Brewery Budget Course

Three ways to subscribe, all packed with the training and tools you need to succeed!

 

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10+ brewery finance courses
8+ brewery financial guides
12+ financial spreadsheets and models
10+ other tools / calculators
Weekly newsletter
Access to the catalog of archived newsletters
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Easy access to Craft Brewery Finance Podcast
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10+ brewery finance courses
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Get started with the Craft Brewery Financial Training Weekly Newsletter.

The first four issues are complimentary and will cover topics including:

  • Distributor Contracts: Best Practices
  • Brewery Expansion Financing Basics
  • The ABC’s of Product Costing
  • Keg Inventory Management System + Bonus Template

Before you ramble on… Click here to receive your free issues of the Craft Brewery Financial Training Bulletin. 

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I will simplify your brewery business finance with solutions you can easily put into action. Read what subscribers of Craft Brewery Financial Training have to say.

Consolidated Beverages

If you are like me, you spent your formative years under the impression that sales would drive profits and profits would pay the bills. Kary’s information is the cliff notes version of an MBA in financial management I wish I had 20 years ago.

David Fields, Former President
Consolidated Beverages

Craft Brewing Business

Am I properly managing keg inventory? How do I build a safety program? How do I manage cash flow? Just ask Kary Shumway. He has an answer and also a real gift for simplifying the beer business with solutions you can easily put into action.

Keith Gribbins, Editor
Craft Brewing Business

East Brother Beer Company

Craft Brewery Finance is one of my go-to resources for substantive advice. Across a broad range of fields – not only finance but sales, marketing, planning, and strategy – Kary provides a steady stream of thoughtful and concise guidance to help us navigate the complexities of the beer industry.

Rob Lightner
East Brother Beer Company

Stoneface Brewing Co.

Craft Brewery Finance reinforces the need for a disciplined approach to the business side of our business. The benchmarks shared in these articles can serve as guideposts for decisions that either strengthen a brewery’s footing or help drive the business forward by identifying and investing in areas that add the most value.

Erol Moe, Co-Founder
Stoneface Brewing Co.