Microbrewery in Historic Church in Illinois Tourist TownHot
Successful, 1 year old microbrewery in Illinois tourist area with more than 1.2 million visitors annually. Opened during pandemic and running strong, exceeding first year expectations. Located in a historic 145 yo. Historic Church offering great visual interest. Building is owned, low overhead and taxes, currently ran by husband and wife netting nearly 50% of gross sales.
3BBL 2-vessel brewing system, 4 3BBL fermenters and 1 brite. First 7 months, almost 100 bbl production, estimate 140-150 bbl by end of first year. Expect that to increase to close to 200 bbl year 2. Currently, taproom sales only with growlers/crowlers for carryout.
1000 sq. foot main level with seating for 50, 1000 sq. foot in basement for fermentation and cellaring. Additional 1000 sq. foot patio with seating for up to 75. Former kitchen space in basement should one want to add food sales. Sale includes business and real estate, owners looking to relocate. All the hard work is completed for someone looking to come in and run from day 1.