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Beverage Master Magazine

Baker Tilly has partnered with Beverage Master Magazine to produce a series of articles providing important insights for craft brewers across the country. As always, you can talk directly with us if you have questions by contacting our team.

Articles in this series

Increasing brewery cash flow: craft breweries and the R&D credit

Feb/March 2020

Baker Tilly tax specialists explore an often overlooked but valuable benefit of R&D tax credits for craft brewers. R&D credits result in a dollar-for-dollar reduction in income taxes and, if applicable, payroll taxes, providing cash flow for future investments.

Key finance and accounting performance indicators for craft breweries – what data you should be tracking and how to leverage it for success.

Kelly Addink | December 2019/January 2020

Kelly Addink dives into the issues breweries often face when it comes to financial reporting. She also takes a look at industry best practices and technologies brewers are leveraging in order to spot opportunities, identify risks, set goals, measure progress and adjust their strategy.

Burning questions from the Craft Brewers Conference - Part two

August/September 2019

Baker Tilly addresses additional questions from the attendees of the 2019 Craft Brewers Conference.

Burning questions from the Craft Brewers Conference - Part one

June/July 2019

Baker Tilly addresses some questions from the attendees of the 2019 Craft Brewers Conference.

Cloud Computing: How craft beverage companies benefit from having data at their fingertips

Wade Huseth | February/March 2019

Wade Huseth answers some questions related to cloud computing and demonstrates how it can positively transform your business from the inside out.

Be a better partner

October/November 2018

Baker Tilly discusses steps beverage distributors and suppliers can take to be better partners.

The critical role of seasonal offerings in a brewer’s portfolio

Andy LaRose | June/July 2018

Andy LaRose examines the role of seasonal offerings within a brewer's business plan.

What gets measured gets managed

Emily Wells | April/May 2018

Emily Wells digs into why sales data is important and what types of data craft breweries should be focused on.

How will tax reform impact craft brewers?

Jacque Lee | February/March 2018

Jacque Lee analyzes some of the new tax rules created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) and explain how breweries can benefit from these new measures.

Improving brewery rep efficiency and effectiveness

Jason McMackins | December 2017/January 2018

Jason McMackins shares tips on enhancing your brewery rep performance to turn your products into market leaders. 

How to position your brewery as best in class for the next step in your journey

Sean Dingeldein | October/November 2017

Sean Dingeldein shares financial options brewers should consider to build or expand their business and what they should do to increase the chances of long-term success. 

Brewers know their business best – how to know it even better!

Gloria Atika | August/September 2017

Gloria Atika shares how breweries can use enterprise software and resource planning (ERP system) to make informed business decisions by gathering, processing, managing and leveraging data. 

How to reseed and launch with a distributor you didn’t choose

June/July 2017

Baker Tilly shares the right things to do when engaging with your new wholesaler. Most brewers struggle with this, and wholesalers are challenged to assimilate the brands in a “win/win” solution for mutual benefit. 

Breaking into a new market – what to expect

Andy LaRose | April/May 2017

Andy LaRose shares where the market is headed, risk versus reward, three phases of breaking into a new market and key takeaways that will help you as you prepare to grow your market share.

For more information on these topics, or to learn how Baker Tilly craft brewery specialists can help, contact our team.

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Data-driven decisions: Using and protecting your data to thrive and grow