Taproom-focused breweries have emerged as one of the most popular business models in the craft beer industry, and for good reason: These small-batch, retail-driven breweries are profit machines, and they are disrupting the traditional three-tier system of brewing, distributing and retailing beer. In his latest column, Wormtown Brewery CFO Kary Shumway takes a look at how new craft brewery owners can create a solid financial plan for their taproom-minded outfits.
- BREWERY TYPE
- Production - Micro
72 Shrewsbury St.
Worcester, MA 01604 United States
- ANNUAL PRODUCTION
2017 -- 21,326 bbls (Actual)
2016 -- 14,763 bbls (Actual)
2015 -- 7,274 bbls (Actual)
2014 -- 2,700 bbls (Actual)
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Wormtown, the brick and mortar brewery on Shrewsbury Street in the heart of Worcester, is pleased to announce that they will be the official Hometown Brewery of the Worcester Red Sox.
Friday, Feb. 1 saw the release of Worcester’s Bravest in both the Wormtown Brewery and Wachusett Brewing Company’s taprooms. Wormtown’s event kicked off at noon and Wachusett’s started theirs at 6 p.m. Both breweries anticipated large turnouts all in the name of charity.
Two of Central Massachusetts most well-known brewers are coming together for the first time for a very worthy cause. In response to the recent tragic death of Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy, the two breweries are creating and launching a beer called “Worcester’s Bravest,” with 100% of the proceeds being donated to the Ava Roy Fund.
Wormtown Brewery CFO Kary Shumway breaks down the viability of taproom-focused brewery business models while explaining the financial and marketplace factors that can impact profitability.
In this edition of People Moves: Avery Brewing’s COO resigns, and the Boulder, Colorado-based craft brewery lays off six workers; Wormtown Brewery names a new general sales manager; Heineken USA forms an new sales operations team; and more industry personnel moves.
Wormtown Brewery has announced an expansion of their sales and distribution team.
Over the last two years, brewery-owned taprooms and satellite retail outposts have emerged as both lucrative profit centers for emerging craft beer makers and an opportunities to deliver unique experiences to thirsty consumers. But as the number of taprooms has grown, so too have concerns about their impact on the three-tier system.
In the latest edition of Press Clips: Yuengling adds Golden Pilsner to its year-round lineup; Pabst launches new legacy brand offerings; fire shutters Rogue’s San Francisco pub; and more.
Dunkin’ Donuts and Wormtown Brewery announce a partnership to launch DDark Roasted Brew, the first beer to be brewed with Dunkin’ Donuts Dark Roast beans.
Executives from three mid-size craft breweries stressed the importance of building financial stability while also creating and maintaining their brewery cultures at a recent Brew Talks meetup, held during the 2017 Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado.
Brewbound is pleased to announce speakers for its upcoming Brew Talks meetups, taking place alongside the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in Denver and National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) convention in Las Vegas. The two events give brewers and distributors attending the GABF and NBWA meetings a chance to engage in thought-provoking business discussion alongside their industry peers.
A group consisting of four former New England beer wholesalers now own the vast majority of Massachusetts’ Wormtown Brewery. The beer company, which opened in Worcester, Mass. in 2010, today announced that co-founder Tom Oliveri has sold his remaining interest in the brewery to three former beer distribution executives – Richard Clarke, Jay Clarke and Kary Shumway.
Be Hoppy IPA is coming to Rhode Island. Worcester, Massachusetts-headquartered Wormtown Brewery announced today that it will be expanding its distribution footprint to Rhode Island as well as filling out its Massachusetts map.
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Part time Taproom team member wanted - Wormtown Brewery
Part time Taproom team member wanted - Wormtown Brewery -- Worcester, MA (08/30/2018)
Wormtown Brewery is looking to expand their Taproom team
Assistant Packaging Manager - Wormtown Brewery
Assistant Packaging Manager - Wormtown Brewery -- Worcester, MA (03/12/2018)
Wormtown Brewery is looking for a packaging floor leader to oversee bottling, canning, and kegging.
Packaging Technician - Wormtown Brewery
Packaging Technician - Wormtown Brewery -- Worcester, MA (04/06/2017)
Packaging Technician- Looking for a detail oriented team player to join our packaging team.
Assistant Brewer - Wormtown Brewery
Assistant Brewer - Wormtown Brewery -- Worcester, MA (04/06/2017)
Assistant Brewer / Cellar Person - Looking for a detail oriented person to work with our brew crew.
Brewer - Wormtown Brewery
Brewer - Wormtown Brewery -- Worcester, MA (06/02/2015)
BrewerDuties and responsibilities: Proficiency in brewing and cellaring Operation of 30 bbl DME 4 ve
Packaging Manager - Wormtown Brewery
Packaging Manager - Wormtown Brewery -- Worcester, MA (06/02/2015)
Wormtown Brewery in Worcester, MA is looking for a packaging manager. Wormtown Brewery opened up in
Year Round Beers
|Be Hoppy IPA||IPA|
|Bottle Rocket Pale Ale||Pale Ale|
|Seven Hills Session Ale||Pale Ale|
|Mass Produced Lager Series||Unknown|
|Blizzard of '78||Specialty|
|Fresh Patch Pumpkin Ale||Ale|
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No Longer Available
|Elm Park Amber Ale||Amber Ale|