Episode 58: On Growing a Neighborhood Craft Beer Brewery with Greg McCarthy of Legal Draft Beer Company

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Raise your glass if you’re a fan of craft beer. Well, you are in luck! On today’s show I chat with Greg McCarthy, attorney and owner of Legal Draft Beer Co, about his journey in the law, what it takes to start a brick and mortar business, and how Greg finished writing his book. Greg shares practical advice for those wanting to dive into the world of entrepreneurship and has a practical approach to finding happiness in life with a law degree.


What you’ll learn:

  • Greg’s journey as a lawyer through multiple transitions
  • What the process of writing a book looks like
  • What it takes to start a taproom and brewery 
  • The difference between financial responsibilities in owning a service-based business and product-based business
  • How to build a team in an industry in which you aren’t an expert
  • Things to consider before taking the entrepreneurial leap
  • How Legal Draft Beer Co. came to be
  • What’s next for Legal Draft Beer Co.


Best Advice for Finding Happiness:

“Difference is unhappy lawyers are the ones that think law degrees must be used in a traditional way, lawyers who are happiest are those folks who realize a law degree is a powerful tool that can help you to find happiness in your life.”



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Connect with Greg:

On His Website: http://www.gregmccarthylaw.com/

On His Book Website: http://www.gregmccarthybooks.com/

On His Author Twitter: https://twitter.com/gmccarthywriter

On His Business Website: http://www.legaldraftbeer.com/

On His Business Twitter: https://twitter.com/LegalDraftBeer


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