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Launched in October 2016, Big Drop Brewing is a world-leading alcohol-free craft brewer. The company brews beer naturally by using specialist brewing methods to ensure the alcohol never exceeds 0.5%. The beer is not only Alcohol-Free, but is also gluten-free and many are low in sugar.  Their award-winning lager is vegan-friendly. The company does not have a brewery of its own but partners with reputable breweries around the world, who share their brewing values to produce the beer. Big Drop Brewing has secured private funding already and meaningful distribution in the UK and 12 overseas markets. They have also secured off-trade listings in Tesco, Morrisons and Ocado. Half of the investment will be used for Sales & Marketing, 30% for new branding launch and related marketing, 10% for production costs and the remaining 10% for product development.

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Big Drop Brewing Co Rating Report

Rated on 17/03/2020

Pitch Rated

70%

overall

Management

81%

Product

69%

Investment

61%

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    50-64%
    Room for improvement
    65-79%
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    80%+
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Management 81%

Skills 73%
The management team members are highly skilled and hold expertise in their functioning areas. The CEO has previously managed the business at a similar stage but not within the beer industry.

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  • 113%
    of goal

    £500,003
    target

    £7,544,240
    pre-money valuation

    6.22%
    equity available

    631
    investors

    £897
    pledge per investor

    10305828
    company number

    01/08/2016
    incorporated 4 years

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  • Internet Business Awards Category Award Winner 2015
  • Hertfordshire Business Awards Finalist 2014

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