July 2012

“I’ve Had That Taste In My Mouth Before”

by Gary Gulley on July 18, 2012 · 2 comments

in Quality

I recently participated in a couple of sensory analysis sessions with damn near every start up brewery in Chicago. The two sessions were organized by the awesome Brant Dubovick, former brewmaster at Church Brew Works in Pittsburgh and soon to be brewmaster at Dryhop Restaurant and Brewery right here in Chicago (opening early 2013, sooner if […]


I’m Alive!

by Gary Gulley on July 12, 2012 · 0 comments

in Business Plan

Just a quick post to say I’m here and I’m not going anywhere.  Yesterday I spent most of my lunch time at my day job fixing various formatting issues in my business plan spreadsheets and tweaking some numbers. This thing is just about ready to export out as a PDF and emailed off to my […]


Even when I’m not working on my business plan, I’m usually thinking about Panic in some way. I ride the El to and from work each day and have plenty of time for thinkin’. I purposely don’t read on the train because I want to mull over various aspects of the brewery. One of the […]


Business Plan: Day 3,385

by Gary Gulley on July 2, 2012 · 3 comments

in Business Plan

Sorry for the very sporadic posts of late. As I mentioned a few weeks ago, my postings will be few and far between until I get the business plan monkey off my back. I finished up the start up cost/funding request section. This will most likely be the first page a lender will turn to […]