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About

Supplemental Brewing: Protein Beer

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Supplemental Brewing is a startup brewing company that specializes in making beers that not only taste great but also meet your fitness goals. We believe that everyone in America should be able to enjoy a cold protein beer after a hard workout, and we are asking for your help to make that a reality. By backing this project, you will help start the fitness beer revolution.

To back this project and earn some fantastic rewards, follow these steps:

  • Click the green "Back This Project" button.
  • Choose your reward (additional rewards and/or multiple of the same award can be added on by increasing your dollar amount here).
  • Sign up with Kickstarter and click "Pledge."
  • Share our project with friends! If we don't reach our funding goal, we walk away with nothing, and no one receives their cool rewards.

With this project, we are seeking to release two protein beers for all you fitness buffs: Brewtein and NutriBeer.

Brewtein has a greater protein content than any other beer in existence, packed with 7 grams of whey protein. But you wouldn’t know it from the taste. Brewtein is categorized as an American Wheat ale, with a fairly light body, refreshing wheat flavor, and a clean finish. Best served cold straight out of the bottle or can, or in a glass with a lemon wedge.

NutriBeer, our lighter, low carb beer, is made for the fitness-minded drinker seeking to limit calorie intake. NutriBeer fits into the classic light lager style, with a light, crisp body, subtle citrus flavor, and smooth finish. Best served ice cold.

Why Your Contribution Matters

Starting a brewing company is an extremely resource-intensive undertaking, especially when producing products as innovative and unprecedented as Brewtein and NutriBeer. Your contribution will go directly to bringing our protein beers to a store near you. But what does that really mean? Outlined below are the key areas in which the Kickstarter funds will be spent.

Recipe finalization: During our early development stages, our beers have been described as "great," "delicious," and "angelic" (okay maybe not "angelic"). Even though we have developed a recipe that results in great tasting beer packed with protein, we will continue to refine it and ensure it scales to the multi-barrel batches we will be brewing in the future.

Production, bottling, and canning: Starting a brewing company is expensive. What's even more expensive is creating a brewery with all the equipment from scratch. This is why we will partner with an existing brewery for production, bottling, and canning, to ensure our beers make it to your mouth as soon as possible. The Kickstarter funding will make this partnership possible.

Distribution across America: We want everyone to be able to partake in a delicious protein beer, so we will spend the money up front to ensure we distribute our beers to a wide geographic area. As with production, this distribution level will be made possible thanks to your contribution.

Rewards

Did we mention we offer some fantastic rewards? All rewards have FREE SHIPPING within the US. Also, all rewards can be earned as add-ons. For example, if you want a gym bag and a Beerbell, simply select the Beerbell as your reward and change your contribution to $70. This also works with multiples, so if you'd like two Beerbells, select the Beerbell and change your contribution to $100. We will send out a survey to clarify your order and confirm we have it correct before mailing, so don't worry about having everything perfect now. Rewards will ship in early December, perfect for the holiday season!

Logo Stickers  

Three large 3" by 3" stickers showcasing the Supplemental Brewing logo. Use these to deck out your favorite mug or pint glass so that your drinkware has protein beer inside and out.
Three large 3" by 3" stickers showcasing the Supplemental Brewing logo. Use these to deck out your favorite mug or pint glass so that your drinkware has protein beer inside and out.

 Gym Bag

A classic drawstring gym bag that shows you are serious about your workout. Conveniently doubles as a six-pack carrier to show you are equally serious about your weekend.
A classic drawstring gym bag that shows you are serious about your workout. Conveniently doubles as a six-pack carrier to show you are equally serious about your weekend.

 Supplemental Brewing T-Shirt

A dark grey t-shirt with the Supplemental Brewing logo prominently displayed on the front. Show off your love of protein beer in style. Available in sizes small through 3XL.
A dark grey t-shirt with the Supplemental Brewing logo prominently displayed on the front. Show off your love of protein beer in style. Available in sizes small through 3XL.

Brewtein Tank: Made with Whole Gainz

Show off your muscle with this graphic tank and support Team Brewtein. Yes, it really does say "Made with Whole Gainz." Available in sizes small through 3XL.
Show off your muscle with this graphic tank and support Team Brewtein. Yes, it really does say "Made with Whole Gainz." Available in sizes small through 3XL.

NutriBeer T-Shirt: Workout + Weekend

Show off your physique with this graphic t-shirt and support Team NutriBeer. Lightweight and perfect for runners. Available in sizes small through 3XL.
Show off your physique with this graphic t-shirt and support Team NutriBeer. Lightweight and perfect for runners. Available in sizes small through 3XL.

 Blender Bottle

A branded Blender bottle to mix your protein with your beverage of choice, whether it's water, milk, or juice. You could even try your own alcoholic protein concoction, though you might want to leave that to the professionals.
A branded Blender bottle to mix your protein with your beverage of choice, whether it's water, milk, or juice. You could even try your own alcoholic protein concoction, though you might want to leave that to the professionals.

Beerbell

Possibly the most unique reward on the list, the Beerbell is a 3 pound dumbbell beer koozie that increases the intensity of your typical 12 oz. curls. Nothing blends your workout and your weekend quite like this! Fits all standard bottles and cans.
Possibly the most unique reward on the list, the Beerbell is a 3 pound dumbbell beer koozie that increases the intensity of your typical 12 oz. curls. Nothing blends your workout and your weekend quite like this! Fits all standard bottles and cans.

 Supplemental Brewing Hoodie

A dark grey hoodie with the Supplemental Brewing logo prominently displayed on the front. Show off your love of protein beer even in the cold weather. Available in sizes small through 3XL.
A dark grey hoodie with the Supplemental Brewing logo prominently displayed on the front. Show off your love of protein beer even in the cold weather. Available in sizes small through 3XL.

 Cooler

The perfect cooler to keep your protein beer* ice cold. Large enough to easily fit a full case of cans or bottles.                          *Also compatible with non-protein beer.
The perfect cooler to keep your protein beer* ice cold. Large enough to easily fit a full case of cans or bottles. *Also compatible with non-protein beer.

 FOUNDERS CLUB

Backers at this level deserve more than just merchandise. That's why a contribution of $500 or more will make you an official member of the Supplemental Brewing Founders Club. As a club member, you will receive exclusive access to our protein beers before anyone else. Benefits include:

6 pack exchange: stop by our office in Bloomington, IL, with an empty 6 pack, and we'll send you home with a 6 pack full of Brewtein or NutriBeer, free of charge. This perk will only apply until we're up and running with the brewery, at which point you'll have the early purchase option shown below.

Early purchase: access to buy our protein beers before the general public. This perk will allow you to get your hands on all the protein beer you want months before it's in stores! Pickup will be available in both the Chicago and St. Louis areas. If there is a great interest elsewhere, we may expand this option to additional cities.

Exclusive jacket: the jacket shown below is only available to Founders Club members.

Official membership card (shown below): represent your title of "professional brewtritionist" with pride.

 QUOTE ON LABEL

For our highest backing level, we are offering a reward that will rightfully put you down in history as a fitness beer champion. Receive your quote on the label of all Brewtein or NutriBeer bottles for an entire month of production. Your message will be seen by every Supplemental Brewing customer across the nation. 

Potential uses of the quote:  

  • Provide a motivational fitness message
  • Remind your best friend that you are superior in every way 
  • Become an internet celebrity by directing traffic to your Twitter

Because this is the ultimate reward for the ultimate contribution, backers at our $1,000 level will also receive membership in our Founders Club.

Risks and challenges

By using funds generated from this Kickstarter campaign to partner with an existing brewery, we are bringing protein beer to a store near you as quickly and efficiently as possible. This also helps us to mitigate the risks that are associated with starting a new brewery, such as securing large amounts of capital and installing new equipment.

As with any project, this partnership will also impose some risks. If our partner brewery is not able to scale production to keep pace with demand, we may have to limit the quantity of beer in each market or focus on a smaller number of markets. However, we will do everything in our power to ensure that you can always have a protein beer waiting for you at the end of your workout.

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    Thank You on Website

    To give you a special thanks for being an early supporter of Supplemental Brewing, we will display your name on our website for all to see:
    supplementalbrewing.com

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    Logo Stickers

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    Gym Bag

    A classic drawstring gym bag that shows you are serious about your workout. Conveniently doubles as a six-pack carrier to show you are equally serious about your weekend.

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    Early Bird Discount: T-Shirt

    To thank our initial backers, we will be giving away a limited number of shirts at a lower price.

    Select from the Supplemental Brewing t-shirt, Brewtein tank, and NutriBeer t-shirt.

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    Supplemental Brewing T-Shirt

    A dark grey t-shirt with the Supplemental Brewing logo prominently displayed on the front. Show off your love of protein beer in style.

    Available in sizes small through 3XL.

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    Brewtein Tank: Made with Whole Gainz

    Show off your muscle with this graphic tank and support Team Brewtein. Yes, it really does say "Made with Whole Gainz."

    Available in sizes small through 3XL.

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    NutriBeer T-Shirt: Workout + Weekend

    Show off your physique with this graphic t-shirt and support Team NutriBeer. Lightweight and perfect for runners.

    Available in sizes small through 3XL.

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    Blender Bottle

    A branded Blender bottle to mix your protein with your beverage of choice, whether it's water, milk, or juice. You could even try your own alcoholic protein concoction, though you might want to leave that to the professionals.

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    Beerbell

    Possibly the most unique reward on the list, the Beerbell is a 3 pound dumbbell beer koozie that increases the intensity of your typical 12 oz. curls. Nothing blends your workout and your weekend quite like this!

    Fits all standard bottles and cans.

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    Supplemental Brewing Hoodie

    A dark grey hoodie with the Supplemental Brewing logo prominently displayed on the front. Show off your love of protein beer even in the cold weather.

    Available in sizes small through 3XL.

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    Early Bird Merch Pack: Lower

    To thank our initial backers, we will be giving away a limited number of merch packs at a lower price.

    The lower merchandise pack includes the Beerbell, gym bag, and your choice of Supplemental Brewing t-shirt, Brewtein tank, or NutriBeer t-shirt.

    Save $18 vs. individual pricing!

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    Merch Pack: Lower

    The lower merchandise pack includes the Beerbell, gym bag, and your choice of Supplemental Brewing t-shirt, Brewtein tank, or NutriBeer t-shirt.

    Save $10 vs. individual pricing!

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    Cooler

    The perfect cooler to keep your protein beer* ice cold. Large enough to easily fit a full case of cans or bottles.

    *Also compatible with non-protein beer.

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    Early Bird Merch Pack: Upper

    To thank our initial backers, we will be giving away a limited number of merch packs at a lower price.

    The upper merchandise pack is for true protein beer enthusiasts. This pack contains the cooler, Beerbell, Blender bottle, and your choice of Supplemental Brewing t-shirt, Brewtein tank, or NutriBeer t-shirt.

    Save $50 vs. individual pricing!

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    Merch Pack: Upper

    The upper merchandise pack is for true protein beer enthusiasts. This pack contains the cooler, Beerbell, Blender bottle, and your choice of Supplemental Brewing t-shirt, Brewtein tank, or NutriBeer t-shirt.

    Save $40 vs. individual pricing!

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    FOUNDERS CLUB

    Become an official member of the Supplemental Brewing Founders Club. As a club member, you will receive exclusive access to our protein beers before anyone else. Benefits include:

    Early purchase: access to buy our protein beers before the general public. Pickup available in both the Chicago and St. Louis areas.

    Exclusive jacket: only available to Founders Club members.

    Official membership card: represent your title of "professional brewtitionist" with pride.

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    QUOTE ON LABEL

    For our highest backing level, we want to offer a reward that will rightfully put you down in history as a fitness beer champion. Receive your quote on the label of all Brewtein or NutriBeer bottles for an entire month of production. Your message will be seen by every Supplemental Brewing customer across the nation. Potential uses of the quote:

    Provide a motivational fitness message.

    Remind your best friend that you are superior in every way.

    Become an internet celebrity by directing traffic to your Twitter.

    **This level also includes membership in the Founders Club.**

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Funding period

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