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Production Calculator

Understanding how your brewhouse and fermentation equipment choices will affect your potential barrel output as well as financial implications are key to making sure your future brewing business is successful! Using a few key assumptions, we’ve created a simple calculator to help you vet out your model with ease!

* Please update any of the Gray cells as you see fit. The white cells are formulas that will adjust after the Gray cells are filled.

Time

Estimated Barrels Per Year
Brewing Weeks Per Year
Brew Days Per Week
4

Equipment Overview

Brew System Size (Barrels)
Barrels Per Brew Day - Single(1) or Double(2)
Fermenter Size (Barrels)
Avg Fermenter Cycle Time (Weeks)
2.5
Cycles Per Year (Per Fermenter)
20
Fermenters Needed
10
Beers on Tap (Up To)
10

Output

Gallons Produced
6,200
Waste
10%
16oz Pints
44,640
Sell Price
Revenue
$267,840
Ingredient Costs
$20,000
Gross Profit
$247,840
Gross Profit Margin
93%

Equipment Cost

Equipment
Cost

Brew System
$16,500
Fermenters
$20,000
Chiller
$4,000
Total
$40,500
Payback Period (Months)
2

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