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Archive for September 2012

September 20, 2012

Coming Soon To Little Rock, Arkansas!

We recieve a lot of emails, tweets, Facebook posts, smoke signals, etc. from fans not in our 300 mile Dedicated Distribution Area asking when Schlafly Beer will be available for purchase in their neck of the woods. And almost always, with a heavy heart, I have to tell them that our capacity is currently maxed out at our two breweries and that there won’t be any major expansion to our distribution footprint in the near future.

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September 13, 2012

Schlafly Bottleworks Gets Solar

By the end of September 2012, we will have completed installation of a new 25kW PV (photovoltaic) solar array on the roof of our Schlafly Bottleworks Brewery and Restaurant.  While we have been considering solar for a few years, and while different incentives have made it more appealing to do, we continually opted to hold off and use the money for other capital projects. Luckily, the wait paid off!

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September 5, 2012

Minding Our Brewery

Independent Brewers, often described today as Craft Brewers, are all thinking about brewing new beers, brewing more beer, selling more beer and how to market their beers.  The how to make more beer or building “brewing capacity” and the how to develop the “selling and marketing capacity” have and continue to be two critical issues facing Craft Brewers.  Craft Brewers are facing big decisions at a time when there is plenty of uncertainty.

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