Brewing Success

  • Funding Amount: $170,000

  • Industry: Food and Beverage

  • Use of Funds: Product development, customer experience, marketing

A craft brewery known for its unique flavors, partnered with Fora Financial to secure a $170,000 working capital funding solution. The brewery leveraged the funding to craft innovative brews, enhance the taproom experience, and amplify marketing efforts. The result? A 40% revenue increase, 12 new beer releases, and a 25% rise in foot traffic. Explore how Fora Financial's support helped the Craft Brewery thrive and become a local favorite.


A local craft brewery, had a clear vision: to become a go-to destination for beer enthusiasts seeking unique and flavorful brews. Their goal was not just to craft exceptional beers but also to create a community hub where patrons could gather, socialize, and appreciate the artistry of brewing.


The craft beer industry was on the rise, with an increasing number of consumers seeking diverse and distinctive flavors. The Brewery identified an opportunity to tap into this trend and establish themselves as a standout player in the local market. They aimed to develop a diverse range of innovative brews, establish a loyal customer base, and eventually expand their distribution to neighboring regions.


While the brewery had a compelling vision and a strong foothold in the local market, they faced several challenges. Developing new beer recipes, maintaining consistent quality, and scaling up production while adhering to strict industry regulations required substantial investment. Additionally, expanding marketing efforts, enhancing the taproom experience, and increasing brand visibility demanded financial resources.

How Fora Financial Helped

To overcome these challenges and seize the growth opportunity, the brewery sought financial support. Fora Financial understood the unique needs of small businesses and offered a tailored funding solution of $170,000.


With the infusion of $170,000 from Fora Financial, the brewery experienced transformative results:

  • Product Innovation: With the infusion of capital, the brewery invested in new brewing equipment and ingredients, facilitating the introduction of 12 new brews within six months. This led to a remarkable 40% increase in revenue during the first year post-funding, attracting both existing and new customers who were enticed by the diverse beer styles and flavors.

  • Enhanced Taproom Experience: The funding allowed the brewery to revamp its taproom, resulting in a 25% increase in monthly foot traffic. The inviting ambiance created longer customer stays and, in turn, a substantial 30% boost in direct sales.

  • Marketing and Branding: With the financial support, the brewery executed a comprehensive marketing campaign. This included social media advertising, tasting events, and collaborations with local food vendors. As a result, their brand visibility significantly improved, and customer engagement soared, further contributing to their remarkable growth.


The Craft Brewery case study exemplifies how small business funding can play a pivotal role in achieving growth and success. With the financial support of $120,000 from Fora Financial, the craft brewery was able to transform its vision into reality, address challenges, and achieve remarkable results. Their journey underscores the importance of strategic investment in the craft brewing industry and how funding can catalyze innovation, enhance customer experiences, and drive exponential growth.

Why Fora Financial

The brewery's decision to collaborate with Fora Financial was rooted in several factors:

  • Tailored Solutions: Fora Financial's funding solutions were flexible and aligned with the brewery's unique needs, enabling them to use the funds strategically.
  • Quick and Efficient Process: Fora Financial's streamlined application process and swift approval allowed them to access the funds they needed without unnecessary delays.
  • Supportive Partnership: Fora Financial's team proved to be more than just lenders. They offered guidance, insights, and a deep understanding of the challenges small businesses face.

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