BrewDog is a multinational brewery and pub chain. BrewDog produces bottled and canned beers in a variety of styles such as ale, stout, India pale ale (IPA) and lager, some of which are also available in keg containers. The bottled beers are distributed to British supermarkets and exported worldwide; kegs are available in the United Kingdom and Ireland, and in a selection of other countries around the world.
Company Growth (employees)
Ellon, GB
Size (employees)
365 (est)+6%
BrewDog was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Ellon, GB

Key People at BrewDog

James Watt

James Watt

Captain and Co-Founder
Stewart Bowman

Stewart Bowman

Head Brewer
Martin Dickie

Martin Dickie

Co - Founder

BrewDog Office Locations

BrewDog has an office in Ellon
Ellon, GB (HQ)
Unit Balmacassie Industrial Estate

BrewDog Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$104.5 m

Latest funding size

$10 m

Time since last funding

8 months


BrewDog's latest funding round in December 2016 was reported to be $10 m. In total, BrewDog has raised $104.5 m. BrewDog's latest valuation is reported to be $1.2 b.

BrewDog Financial Metrics

BrewDog's revenue was reported to be £71.9 m in FY, 2016 which is a 61% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

71.9 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

24.8 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

3.2 m

Market valuation

1.2 b

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

3.2 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


18.1 m29.6 m44.7 m71.9 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

11.2 m18.2 m27.8 m47.1 m

Gross profit

6.9 m11.5 m17 m24.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

4.4 m7.6 m13.8 m20.4 m

Pre tax profit

2.4 m3.7 m3.5 m3.8 m

Net Income

2.2 m2.7 m2.7 m3.2 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3.2 m2.2 m3.7 m3.2 m

Accounts Receivable

1.6 m3.8 m6.4 m13.5 m

Current Assets

7.3 m9.9 m16.5 m24.3 m


14.1 m20.8 m39 m61.6 m


2.9 k646 k646 k

Total Assets

21.5 m30.7 m56.2 m86.6 m

Accounts Payable

1.9 m3.1 m6.4 m4.3 m

Current Liabilities

4.1 m7.9 m18.5 m30.4 m

Total Liabilities

8.1 m14.5 m28 m48.6 m

Retained Earnings

2.2 m2.7 m2.7 m3.2 m

Total Equity

13.3 m16.1 m28.2 m38 m

Financial Leverage

1.6 x1.9 x2 x2.3 x
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

2.2 m2.5 m3 m(1.2 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

3.8 m1.9 m16.1 m22.4 m

Income Taxes Paid

(142.5 k)(1 m)(749 k)(592 k)
GBPY, 2016


276.6 k

Financial Leverage

2.3 x

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BrewDog News and Updates

BrewDog owners share £100 million payout in deal that values the company at £1 billion

BrewDog, the independent brewery and bar-chain owner, has received a £213 million ($263 million) investment from TSG Consumer Partners that values the company at £1 billion ($1.24 billion), according to multiple reports. Founders James Watt and Martin Dickie, and other share…

Forget unicorns, here's a brewnicorn: Brewdog is now valued at £1bn

The "punk" craft beer maker Brewdog has been valued at £1bn after a US-based private equity firm plunged fresh cash into the hipster brand. TSG Consumer Partners, a backer of Pop Chips and Vitamin Water, has splashed at least £100m on a 22 per cent stake in the Scottish-born brewery, giving it an…

It looks like Brewdog's about to land a big new investor (and much more)

Popular "punk" craft beer maker Brewdog has said it's about to land a new investor and also revealed it's considering a time frame for an IPO. In a letter to its shareholders, many of whom backed the brewer through crowdfunding, it said it has been in talks with a number of potential investors an…

Scottish brewery BrewDog wants to open a crowdfunded hotel in America with beer-filled hot tubs

Scottish brewer BrewDog wants to open the world's first crowdfunded craft beer hotel in Columbus, Ohio. Called "The DogHouse," the £6 million ($7.3 million) hotel will feature a craft beer spa with beer-based treatments, beer taps in the bedrooms, a hot tub filled with Punk …

BrewDog Prepares A U.S. Invasion

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Scottish craft beer maker BrewDog has launched a Casino-themed beer and roulette pop-ups to stir up excitement for its new brewery in America. The beer, called "Casino Rye Ale", will hit 28 of the bar owner's UK locations along with roulette tables where customers can try their luck at winning a …
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