Brass Tap

The Brass Tap franchise is a craft beer business that also offers bourbons, handcrafted cocktails, water faucets, and more. The beer franchise was founded in 2008 and began awarding franchises in 2010. Since that time, the franchise has grown to dozens of locations across the U.S. Franchisees with the brand will appreciate the utilization of franchise consultants, who will provide assistance at no cost to you. Although you can't open mobile unit with Brass Tap, you will appreciate the flexibility of absentee franchise ownership. The fact that you have an exclusive territory also decreases your competition and increases your likelihood of success. 

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Brass Tap Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022

Background

Owning a bar franchise can be difficult because of the heavy competition, costs, and more. But to differentiate yourself from the competition, you have to offer something unique. The Brass Tap franchise does just that: offering a wide variety of liquors in addition to its craft beers. To elevate the beer bar experience, you won't be served "bar food" while at Brass Tap either. They put a twist on classic favorites. The beer franchise was founded in 2008 and began awarding franchises two years later in 2010. Since then, Brass Tap has expanded to dozens of locations across the U.S. and is looking to continue its growth. As a franchisee, you will enjoy the flexibility that comes with absentee franchise ownership. Addiotnally, you will appreciate the exclusive territory that is awarded to you, which decreases your competition in your area. If you are motivated and have the vision to own multiple units, they have franchise agreements for multi-unit deals. Your location(s) will range from 3,200 – 3,600 square feet and includes an outdoor patio. Customers will appreciate Brass Tap's loyalty program, which is called The Brew Crew. As a franchise owner, you will enjoy great support and training. 
In terms of support and training, the franchise owner can expect to attend an initial training program that take place at the brand's corporate headquarters before your locations opens. This program is broken down into on-the-job and classroom instruction to provide you with the information you need to know before opening a franchise. This includes marketing and advertising, site selection and grand opening assistance, and ongoing franchise support for your entire time with the time. Veterans are incentivized to invest in the Brass Tap franchise with a discount on the initial franchise fee. 

Company Details

Corporate Headquarters: Tampa, FL
Founded: 2008
Franchising since: 2010
International: No
Canada: No
B2B: No
Absentee: Yes
At-home/mobile: No
Exclusive Territory: Yes

 

Support and Training Offered By Brass Tap

In terms of support and training, the franchise owner can expect to attend an initial training program that take place at the brand's corporate headquarters before your locations opens. This program is broken down into on-the-job and classroom instruction to provide you with the information you need to know before opening a franchise. This includes marketing and advertising, site selection and grand opening assistance, and ongoing franchise support for your entire time with the time. 

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Brass Tap Franchise.

What does a Brass Tap Franchise Cost?

Brass Tap franchise fees for 2022:

Initial Investment: $791,967 - $1,327,475 
Franchise Fee: $40,000
Royalty Fee: 4%
Veteran Incentives: 10% off franchise fee
Liquid assets: $300,000
Third-Party Financing Options: Yes
Net worth: $1,000,000  

Is Brass Tap a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Brass Tap is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is Brass Tap a Home Based franchise?

No. Brass Tap is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Brass Tap Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Brass Tap franchisees make. Brass Tap offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is Brass Tap a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. Brass Tap is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does Brass Tap Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Brass Tap franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is Brass Tap Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Brass Tap franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Brass Tap Looking for International franchisees?

No. Brass Tap franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Miscellaneous & Unique, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

50-100 UNITS

Cash Required

More than $250,000

Master Franchise

No

Passive Franchise

Yes

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

No

Brass Tap Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Brass Tap franchises for sale. We may have Brass Tap franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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