Successfully start a craft brewery tap room: 3 Dogs Brewing

In this video, Scott, the owner of 3 Dogs Brewing Co in Metro Vancouver explains how he converted a 1600sf space in a strip mall (a former wine shop) into a really cool and successful microbrewery craft brewery tap room using the BREWHA BIAC brewing system and fermenters. Scott was able to open his 780BBL/year brewery for about $220k and a return on investment (ROI) in under 6 months!! Here's how he did it. (And there are tips along the way for breweries of every size.)

Link to the architectural drawings / floor plans
Link to a sample budget for opening a microbrewery (USD)
Link to a sample budget for opening a microbrewery (CAD)
Benefits of the BIAC complete microbrewery system
BIAC complete microbrewery system product page
Expand your brewery capacity with these BIAC microbrewery fermenters
Part 2 video: Barn Owl Brewing
Part 3 video: Axe and Arrow Microbrewery


  • Thank you Rob for your inquiry. Yes, we can (and do) ship to Japan — we will follow up with you by email.

    BREWHA Equipment Co
  • Dear Scott,

    I am interest in opening a microbrewery here in Japan and would like to explore what it might entail to bring you system to Japan if this is feasible.


    Robert Reno

    Robert Reno
  • Hi Joseph — sorry, we missed your request until now — we do have some advice. We will respond directly to your email. And for quickest response if you have future questions, please contact us directly using the contact form on our website (rather than the comment sections).

    BREWHA Equipment Co
  • been a homebrewer for ten 10trs and now looking into a nano brewery and tap rm…like to start small with a 1 bbl system,can you give some advice

    Joseph Davis
  • Currently constructing a new 12,000 sqf building in a country setting. Perfect location for a micro brewery. Space available 1535 to 12,000sqf.
    Please contact David De leon at 732-433-1081 or email

    David De leon

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