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Own Part of a Brewery with Brewdog’s Equity for Punks

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If you’ve ever wanted to be part-owner of a brewery, Scotland’s BrewDog—perhaps most famous for this beer stuffed in a squirrel or their show Brew Dogs—is giving fans a chance to own a part of their new stateside, located in Columbus, Ohio.

The Equity for Punks program allows anyone to purchases shares in the company and, in so doing, have a say in how the brewery functions. Originally launched in 2010, co-founders James Watt, Martin Dickie, and the rest of BrewDog crew are bringing the program to the US to raise up to $50 million by selling 1,052,632 shares of Common Stock in BrewDog USA Inc.

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Currently, BrewDog is at work on their state-of-the-art brewery that is located ten miles from downtown Columbus. The 100,000-square-foot space houses a 170 barrel brewhouse, twenty-two fermentation tanks, forty-head high-speed canning line, and 640,000 barrel brewhouse capacity. Initially, the brewery will have a fermentation of 85,000 barrels, but can eventually accommodate 1.5m barrels.

For those interested in investing, each share costs $47.50 and the minimum investment is $95. Shareholders get numerous benefits, including:

  • An Equity for Punks ID card.
  • A 5% discount in all BrewDog bars around the world.
  • A 20% lifetime discount on the BrewDog USA shop.
  • Free tours of BrewDog Columbus and Ellon.
  • An invite to the USA AGM, which is a “soon-to-be legendary beer, music and food festival” exclusively for shareholders.
  • Access to the Shareholder Forum and Community.
  • A say in how the company is run.

At eleven shares and above (a $500 investment), investors get even more rewards, including:

  • 3 bottles of an exclusive barrel aged BrewDog beer. ($500)
  • Your name on the Equity Punks wall of fame in the Columbus brewery. ($1,000)
  • An exclusive Dead Pony Club Brooklyn Brew Shop Kit. ($2,500)
  • A bottle of Death or Glory. ($5,000)
  • The opportunity to brew beer with Jame & Martin, BrewDog’s co-founders. ($10,000)
  • A bottle of End of History. ($20,000)
  • A four-day trip to Scotland for a brewery tour and beer dinner. ($50,000)

Basically, not only do you get to have a say in one of the most popular breweries in the world, but you get to do it while enjoying the fruits of the brewery at the same time.

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