THERE IS CURRENTLY A PENDING OFFER. This is a successful brewery in the Puget Sound area with an established distribution footprint throughout King, Snohomish, Skagit, and Island Counties in Washington State. There are approximately 100 active commercial accounts including restaurants, taverns, bars, grocery stores, and convenience stores. In addition, the asking price also includes a successful restaurant that serves lunch, dinner, and drinks from the on-site brewery. There are 11 full-time employees and 11 part-time employees, including a sales manager, restaurant manager, brewery operations manager, and head chef. The owner works between 9 AM and 1 PM Mondays through Fridays, mainly to oversee operations and ensure the managers are doing their jobs. The owner started the business as a hobby, and the business has grown to a level that is beyond his management capabilities. This is an exciting opportunity to take over a rapidly growing brand, expand distribution, and grow the company to the next level.
The owner poured over $650,000 into starting the business. Approximately $300,000 worth of equipment and fixtures are included in the sale, including commercial brewing equipment, a full restaurant-style kitchen, indoor and outdoor seating that sits 140 people, and two delivery vehicles for distribution and delivery. The facility is approximately 5,200 square feet, and the rent is approximately $5,300 per month (including NNN).
Competition / Market Pros & Cons
This is a brewery with a mature distribution footprint. The business has experienced strong revenues and profit growth every year. The brews are very popular, and the company has received many stellar online reviews. The restaurant is usually completely packed from July to October.
Growth and Expansion Pros & Cons
The brewery can handle double the commercial distribution with the current brewing capacity. A new owner with fresh energy can increase the number of commercial accounts and take revenues to the next level.
Support / Training Available
Seller is willing to train. Details negotiable.
Reason for Selling
Business has grown beyond the owner’s management capabilities.