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Bishop Auckland’s Hops & Dots begins crowdfunding as brewery prepares for the top of lockdown

Bishop Auckland’s Hops & Dots begins crowdfunding as brewery prepares for the top of lockdown

A North East brewery has launched a crowdfunding marketing campaign to “safe the long run” of the brewery, because it begins preparations for the top of lockdown.

Hops & Dots is an impartial brewery that was based in Middlesbrough in 2018 by John Chester and Hugh Grime. Mr Chester is thought for his data of braille and the way it’s produced.

The corporate has just lately moved to a brand new base in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, the place the corporate now has its personal taproom and is incorporating as a lot braille as doable into its web site to make it as accessible as doable.

However regardless of shifting to a brand new web site and putting in its personal canning machine to permit it to compete with larger breweries, Hops & Dots has mentioned it has nonetheless suffered as a result of Covid-19 and lockdown.

The brewery is now trying to increase £4,000 by way of crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder to assist safe the way forward for the enterprise and “take Hops & Dots to the following stage”.

In an announcement, the corporate mentioned: “As we arrange our new brewery and taproom we need to broaden our method to