018 - Kevin Lemp

Kevin Lemp is the Founder of 4 Hands Brewing Company and 1220 Spirits

4handsbrewery.com

1220spirits.com

@4handsbrewingco

   5:00 - Intro

  6:15 - Forbes Articles

  7:00 - “We’re no longer a brewery.”

10:15 - Working at Gallo Winery

11:45 - First craft beer experience

13:45 - There’s less loyalty to beer brand right now

14:30 - City Wide is 4 Hand’s most successful beer 

17:15 - 8 Years ago, 1,400 breweries. Today there are over 8,000

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18:45 - College years

19:30 - Early career

23:00 - Learning by observing

24:00 - Making a business plan

25:00 - Putting in his notice

28:00 - STL Brewery “Class of 2011”

31:45 - Meeting Josh Rowan

33:15 - Bringing Nick Kanter on board

34:15 - Getting first draft line at Blueberry Hill

35:30 - Inch wide, mile deep approach

37:00 - Breaking into new markets

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42:00 - The Anheuser Busch influence

43:45 - Bitter Brew

46:30 - Important growth markers in 4 Hands success

52:00 - Ego free company

54:00 - Dealing with the Schlafly conflict

54:30 - Drama

56:00 - Women Who Whiskey charity

56:45 - Battle in the market, come together for philanthropy with UCBC 

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58:30 - Ballast Point Story

1:02:15 - Anti-nepotism

1:04:00 - Be polite and work hard

1:06:30 - It’s good to struggle

1:09:00 - What 2020 will bring

1:11:00 - Chasing trends vs. Originality

1:13:00 - The seltzer boom

1:14:30 - What’s the next step?

1:17:30 - Scratch Brewing

1:18:00 - Narrow Gauge Brewery

1:19:30 - Excited for St. Louis

1:23:00 - Outro 

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