Ep. 340 - Crafting a Strategy

Crafting A Strategy is a small consulting firm, helmed by returning guest Sam Holloway. He's bringing some much needed updates to the standard craft beer business model, whether you already have a business or are thinking about a start up, we have some compelling points you may want to consider. John is off on another adventure, Ryan realizes something about Denver Brewings's Graham Cracker Stout, Bronwyn brings a pumpkin beer to the table, and Damian gets schooled on an industry's new horizon. Economics, Oakshire, Anniversaries, and pumkin spice and everything nice on this episode of Brew Happy!

Publish Date: 10/22/2019




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The Brew Happy Show is a weekly show about beer. Hosted by Damian DeBuiser, he interviews brewers, beer fans, pub owners, and entertainers that all come together because of their love of beer. The show is fun, educational, and, above all, pro-beer. Music pairings, cigar pairings, food pairings, and many other things that go great with beer. Now all they need is you! In the United States, you must be over 21 years old to fully enjoy the fruits of the beer lover's labor. Enjoy and Listen Responsibly.

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