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WHAT IS BEGGARS BREWERY?
Beggars is a family operated microbrewery located in Traverse City, MI.  We're a production focused brew house with an emphasis on sourcing local and organic ingredients. We also have a small taproom on site. Soon you will be able to relax with a pint in our pub or grab one at your favorite restaurant in town.

WHAT WILL THE MONEY BE USED FOR?
The equipment and building are paid for.  All contributed money will be used for the renovation and installation of our brew house as well as putting the finishing touches on our taproom.

WHAT'S UP WITH THE TAPROOM?
The Beggars taproom is conveniently located just across the way from Traverse City's Wuerful Park, home of Frontier League's TC Beach Bums.  It is a small space but has a lot of character.  Here you'll be able to chill out with a pint, gaze at some of the artwork that adorns the wall, chat with me, listen to some tunes, or just take a growler home with you.

WILL YOU SHIP THIS STUFF TO ME?
Yup. Obviously some things cannot be mailed.  However, I will ship any of these items to your home.  The one exception is the Mug Club Membership.  You'll need to come down to the brewery to pick out your mug, sign papers, etc.

Artwork by Theo Dillon
Video Production by Repose Media

Visit our home on the web.
www.beggarsbrewery.com

Risks and challenges

There are plenty of risks and challenges associated with opening a brewery and taproom. The greatest challenge being creating a product that pleases the public and has a place in the market, while at the same time satisfying the palette of the creators. . Another being the obvious financial risk. Opening a brewery, even a small one, requires a substantial amount of money. Despite planning, unexpected costs will arise.

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    STICKER - A big 'ol vinyl sticker with the Beggars logo on it. Slap it on your car, boat, bicycle, dog, wherever.

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    BUTTONS - A custom button pack with four 1 1/2" buttons designed by our in house artist Theo Dillon.

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    PINT GLASS - The Beggars logo printed really big and in full color on a traditional pint glass.

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    BANDANA - Wipe the sweat from your brow or wrap it around your pup's neck with this limited edition navy blue bandana. Featuring some incredible custom artwork from our artist Theo Dillon.

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    FALL FUN PACK - Thick foam can coozy featuring the Beggars logo and Trouty our trout mascot. A Beggars carabiner/bottle opener key chain. Beggars logo vinyl sticker.

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    TRUCKER HAT - Green and white trucker hat featuring our "bait shop" logo designed by artist Theo Dillon. Perfect for early mornings on the river or hanging out on the porch.

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    WINTER KNIT HAT - This old school looking, custom knit, ultra warm, winter hat says "Beggars Brewery" on the side. Re-live your glory days on the slopes or in the rink while rocking this sweet winter hat.

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    T-SHIRT - This t-shirt features some amazing artwork by our artist Theo Dillon. The design really captures everything we love about living and brewing in Northern Michigan.

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    TAP HANDLE - Tap Handle collectors will love these. These are ultra custom one of a kind tap handles. Designed and manufactured by Taphandles.com and based on the artwork of our in house artist Theo Dillon. These will make a great addition to any collection.

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    FOUNDING FATHERS & MOTHERS - Your name engraved on a plaque that will forever hang in the Beggars Brewery taproom. You'll also receive a bunch of other swag too; stickers, buttons etc. This is going to be a very cool piece.

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    PRIVATE TOUR- Take a private tour of the Beggars facilities. Contact me (Michael) for all the details on this one. michael.rizik@gmail.com

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    MUG CLUB - Lifetime membership to our mug club, the Beggars Brigade. This membership includes a bunch of cool stuff. 1) Special taproom pricing. 2) A growler. 3) A very special 16oz mug made by local artist Carrie Hodapp. These clay masterpieces are hand thrown, painted with home-made glazes and fired at her home studio, One Love Pottery, here in Northern Michigan. Assorted colors will be available on a first come first serve basis at the brewery once we open. These are very very limited. 4)Your name on our "Founding Fathers & Mothers" plaque.

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    TANKS - Adopt one of our tanks. You pick the name, we slap it on the side of one of our 10bbl fermenters or conditioning tanks. Name it after your first born, your favorite star wars character, a childhood pet...get creative, it's your tank!. Swing by and I'll even teach you to clean it correctly. In addition, your name will also be added to our "Founding Father & Mothers" plaque.

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    BREWER FOR A DAY - Ever wanted to experience brewing on a commercial level? You come in and help me design a brew for our taproom. We spend the day together brewing and becoming close friends. You can also name the brew whatever you'd like. This package also includes lunch, your name on our "Founding Fathers & Mothers" plaque and a few other surprises.

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