New book release on Small Brewery Finance

If you are interested in starting or improving a small craft brewing business, the latest new book from Brewers Publications may be just what you are looking for.Small Brewery Finance: Accounting Principles and Planning for the Craft Brewer, is a comprehensive and results-oriented guide to building a financially stable business.

Certified public accountant Maria Pearman has penned the Small Brewery Finance book for owners and entrepreneurs looking to compete with the over 7,000 U.S. breweries in operation and nearly 2,000 more in the planning stage.

More from the Brewers Publications release on the new publication:

Small Brewery Finance offers a framework for interpreting financial reports, building budgets and creating pro-forma financial statements for launching a brewery, purchasing additional equipment, or scouting a new location. Pearman simplifies the accounting processes needed at each stage of brewery development through expert tips, practical applications, templates and reference materials.

“Your brewery is more than a small business – it’s a fulfillment of your dream to share a love for quality craft beer and beverages,” said Pearman, Principal at Perkins & Co. in Portland, OR. “Small Brewery Finance helps elevate that dream by providing the necessary tools for economic success.”

Pearman will tour to promote the book and is available to speak with groups in the brewing community.

Brewers Publications supports the mission of the Brewers Association by publishing books of enduring value for amateur and professional brewers, as well as titles that promote understanding and appreciation of American craft beer. With over 60 titles to choose from, it is the leading publisher of contemporary and relevant brewing literature for today’s craft brewers, homebrewers, and beer enthusiasts.

Author: Maria Pearman, CPA
: 9781938469527
EISBN: 9781938469534
Size: 8-1/4” x 10-3/4”, 216 pp
Format: Paperback
Cover Price: $95.00
Publication Date: Oct. 7, 2019

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