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Liz Logan

Liz Logan
Liz Logan is a Charlotte-based freelance writer, editor and content manager working in both local and national publications. She holds a Certified Beer Server certification in the Cicerone hierarchy and spent eight years in craft beer bartending before turning the corner to write. Her free time is spent forcing her family to both sing and dance to Hamilton, compulsively stopping at thrift stores for things she doesn't need, and hugging her German Shepherd.
Articles By Liz Logan

The Advantages of Outdoor Spaces At Your Business

Outdoor seating gives a distinct advantage to your brewery space. Even in pre-COVID times, brewery patios and beer gardens were uber popular. Often magazines and newspapers put together lists of the best places to eat and drink outdoors in their respective cities. While ...

Kids in Taprooms: Good or Bad for Business?

Opening a brewery can have a profound effect on both the local economy and community. Historically, beer gardens have been a gathering space, providing people a home away from home. With this idea in mind, breweries have grown from welcoming just adults to being spaces for ...

Top Tips for Designing Your Brewery or Restaurant

There are many facets to running a restaurant. While hiring a chef and developing a cuisine is undoubtedly important, the most front-facing consumer experience is your restaurant design and concept. When conceptualizing your space, you’ll want the two—food and decor—to ...

Brewery Self-Distribution vs. Traditional Distribution: Which Is Better?

Traditional distributors are the second tier of the United States’ three-tiered system. In this system, a brewery sells beer to a distributor, who then goes on to sell it to various retail, bar, or restaurant accounts. In many states, and if you want to move beer across ...

How To Find The Best Craft Beer Name

If you’ve ever had daydreams of naming dogs, babies, or hypothetical cover bands, you know the excitement of finding the perfect name that will make its mark for years to come. Naming beers can come with that same excited anticipation or be shrouded in anxiety as you search ...

The 30 Best Tip Jar Ideas For Your Venue

Updated: 2/3/22 While most people are inclined to tip, others may need a little nod in the right direction. Whether you’re starting up a friendly competition, roping them in with cultural references and puns, or incentivizing with freebies, remind your customers to tip ...

The 42 Best Bar Games For Your Bar, Restaurant or Brewery

Updated: 2/3/22 Bar games conjure a variety of mental images. Visions of darts and billiards evoke the dive bar aesthetic, reminding us of a time the beer-and-skeeball combo was exclusive to reluctant parents at Chuck E. Cheese. But as Bob Dylan once said, “these times, ...

Shipping Beer 101: Brewer Edition

Whether your brewery is up and running or you’re just in the process of getting your name out there, it’s understood that you probably want to get your beer into as many hands as possible. Sometimes, this takes the form of local festivals and events. Other times, you may ...