Operating and growing a craft brewery is a personal and professional adventure that takes an incredible amount of passion, quality beers and consistent innovation. While these attributes are essential, the foundation of any successful craft brewery business is a personal investment in the people and relationships that shape your brewery’s brand and culture – people that you likely consider family.

At Live Oak Bank, we are just as invested in your success as you are in the people and relationships that shape your brewery. As a bank that specializes in brewery loans nationwide, we work with craft brewers every day to help them reach their goals. Whether you’re seeking to expand your current facility or increase capacity by adding equipment, our financing expertise and industry knowledge will help your business thrive.

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Loan Solutions

  • Construction

    Building, renovating or adding onto your brewery can be a game-changer for your business, but it's a big step. Let us help you avoid costly mistakes along the way.

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  • Equipment

    You’ve maxed out your current capacity. What’s next? Adding the right pieces of equipment can quickly and easily help you meet demand. Explore our funding options specifically designed for brewery equipment.

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WEBINAR: TAX REFORM FOR CRAFT BEVERAGE PRODUCERS

Join brewery loan officer Kate Lumpkin as she partners with Maria Pearman, Principal/CPA at Radix Accounting, to discuss the latest tax reform legislation and how it applies to your brewery business.

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Knowledge Bank

After a successful track record of running your own craft brewery, seeking an expansion loan can be great way to increase production and profits. We’re here to help. Learn how we’ve helped others and gain access to valuable resources.

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Why Live Oak

Know-How

We’ll take you where you need to go with our deep industry and product expertise. Our team understands the ins and outs of different business models, and we package your loan accordingly. Every industry has its own nuances and our lenders get that. When it comes to matching your businesses with the best loan, you can trust that it will be the ideal fit.

Efficiency

Our commitment to efficiency and transparency helps you avoid costly mistakes. We work hard to streamline the entire loan process, from the initial conversation to the day you get your money. Throughout your Live Oak experience, we’ll keep you updated and informed. By taking advantage of next-generation technology, your loan will move through each stage seamlessly. Our experienced team knows that your time is valuable, and we won’t waste any of it.

Service

We strive to provide unmatched service and an unwavering dedication to your success. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do at Live Oak. We like to say that we treat every customer like our only customer, and we honestly mean that. Your hopes, your dreams and your goals hold a lot of weight – it is what we work together to achieve. Going above and beyond for you is simply how we operate. We can only say that we’re successful when you are too, so we’ll do everything in our power to make that happen.

Our Craft Breweries Team
understands your business.

We're ready when you are
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From our Craft Breweries Resource Center

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