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From ingredients to facility design and manufacturing, each step of Hidden Sands’ brewing process has been meticulously developed to ensure exceptional product taste and quality. All of our products begin with some of the nation’s most pristine water, sourced 650 feet below the earth’s surface from New Jersey’s Atlantic City 800 foot Sand Aquifer.
Within the alcohol and spirits market, craft brewing is a flourishing category, valued at over $26B and representing almost 27% of the U.S. market in 2021. According to industry reports, craft beer sales and production have surged by nearly 8% in recent years, compared to overall beer volume sales which were up just 1% in 2021.*
With over 40 years of experience and expertise in the food and beverage industry, as well as product distribution, the Hidden Sands team has established brand recognition and a demand for our products that we’re looking to continue expanding outside of our current distribution area.
Hidden Sands Brewing Company has raised the bar on craft beverage quality standards by developing proprietary brewing processes with water sourced from New Jersey’s Atlantic City 800 foot Sand Aquifer. Over a period of five years, the company has cultivated a strong brand presence, experiencing high demand for our classic core products and innovative experimental brews.
Hidden Sands Brewing Company creates craft beer products brewed with depth. Our hero ingredient is pure, pristine water from Atlantic City 800 foot Sand, a vast coastal aquifer located beneath the beautiful New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve, extending beneath the Atlantic Ocean. Leveraging this rare local resource alongside other quality craft ingredients, Hidden Sands is able to offer something truly unique to the microbrew space.
Since launching and opening our taproom doors, our selection has captured the attention of consumers and connoisseurs, earning us award status and top shelf presence within our expanding marketplace.
The Problem & Our Solution
Hidden Sands Brewing Company has been in operation for five years, although the origins of our handcrafted products go a little further back in time. For over 22,000 years, the Atlantic City 800 foot Sand aquifer has provided an underwater wellspring of pure, untouched H2O, encompassing over 1M acres beneath the surface of The Garden State’s coastal plains.
Understanding that water quality has an immense influence on the final product in craft brewing, Hidden Sands has chosen to source this pristine water to serve as a fundamental ingredient in all of our products. Core products from our lineup include:
In addition to our year round staples, Hidden Sands also offers an ever-evolving rotation of experimental craft beers in our tap room, in seasonal flavors like Autumn Equinox 186, Coconut Imperial, Cranberry IPA, Winter IPA, and more. These limited edition products are among some of our most popular, with 60% of customers requesting to purchase them.
The Market & Our Traction
Hidden Sands’ initial distribution has been focused on serving a robust local market with high-quality craft brews. Now, we are now ready to expand our outreach and replicate our success on a broad scale. To accomplish this, the company has developed a strategic roadmap, which will scale production capabilities while keeping our quality control infrastructure in place, as well as securing key additional sales staff for distribution.
Further supporting our growth, the company has built a strong brand presence, with over 26k ratings and an average ranking of 3.69 on Untappd. On sites like Google, Yelp, Facebook, and Trip Advisor, Hidden Sands consistently generates 4.5+ star reviews, and our products have been named one of the Best in State by publications like New Jersey Monthly.
In a short time, Hidden Sands Brewing Company has laid the foundation to become a widely recognized regional craft beverage brand. Our ambitious goal is to realize a production capacity of 22K barrels annually, and we believe we are already well on our way.
With additional staff to grow our distribution network we envision expanding our reach into greater territories, and as we move forward, investors will play a pivotal role in helping us bring our products to the consumers who crave innovation. Help us reach our goal by investing in Hidden Sands Brewing Company today!
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Hidden Sands Brewing Company is an up-and-coming craft beer brand with a collection of award-winning handcrafted beverages found in New Jersey liquor stores, bars, and restaurants. The company is moving towards additional regional expansion and has cleared an annual revenue of over $500K in 2021.
Matthew currently spends approximately 30 hours per week serving as President for Absecon Island Beverage Company, Inc. in addition to at least 30 hours per week in his roles with Hidden Sands Brewing Company.
I am proficient in setting up and using various software features, designing, and compiling data for custom reports, Intercompany accounting, currency conversions, reconciliation of various subsidiary ledgers with the general ledger, supporting vendor and customer relationships, cash management, and account reconciliations. Prior to my role with Hidden Sands Brewing Company, I was a key member of the Oracle E-business Suite implementation team at Bradford White, Inc.
I enjoy spending time with her family, cheering on her favorite sports teams (Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, 76ers, and Flyers), listening to Country music, collecting coins, solving logic puzzles, and traveling.
CFO (Interim), Director
Prior to starting RK Consulting, Robert was a partner with Mazars USA where he led the water and utility sector group and the industrials sector group. Prior to Mazars, he was a Partner with Grant Thornton, where he led the advisory services practices in New York and Boston. Robert was also Chief Financial Officer for American Water Services with over 1,800 employees and operations throughout the United States, as well as for two large telecommunications organizations with operations throughout the United States, Europe, Central Asia, and Russia. He has also independently consulted with municipalities to evaluate their current water/wastewater operations and administration environment.
Robert has extensive experience in leading the development and execution of strategic plans and financial forecasting. He has also completed many projects to evaluate and identify potential areas for improvement within the finance, customer services, distribution, human resources, and information technologies functions. These transformational engagements have resulted in significant cost reductions, increased service levels, and enhanced operational performance.
Robert holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Lebanon Valley College and a Master of Business Administration from Monmouth University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania and New York, a Chartered Global Management Accountant, a Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Institute of Internal Auditors and is a Six Sigma Green Belt.
His vast experience in the field of Law is invaluable to our operation. He has practiced for more than thirty (30) years in his own firm. His oversight as a member of the board has been instrumental. His extensive experience with real estate and contracts has been an asset.
He loves to travel both locally and abroad and spends a great time with his family. His passion for food and dining is only surpassed by his ability to pair great dishes with beer.
Social Media Coordinator
Currently employed at a government agency for the State of New Jersey, Alyssa leads a 20-person team of IT professionals who are responsible for modernizing the State’s legacy Mainframe and Cobol applications. Her primary focus as team leader is to provide the State’s customers with secure, modern systems to conduct day-to-day transactions. In her position, she has a vast knowledge of developing and improving the customer experience with IT systems.
Alyssa also runs a creative small business that produces video montages for small and large-scale events. She has a portfolio of over 500 projects and has worked with clients all over the country. With this endeavor, she has developed an advanced skill set with Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, and Final Cut Pro.
Alyssa holds a dual Bachelor of Arts degree in Media Studies and Journalism from Rowan University and a Master of Science degree from Drexel University in Information Technology. She holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
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Friends and Family Early Birds
Invest within the first 48 hours and receive 15% bonus shares.
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Invest within the first week and receive 10% bonus shares.
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Invest within the first two weeks and receive 5% bonus shares.
$400+ | First Drop Gift Pack
Invest $400+ and receive HSBC Garment & 2 logo pint mixing glasses, plus access to a private Facebook group with first looks at new beers/experimental beer and brewery improvements.
$800+ | 800' Pilsner Gift Pack
Invest $800+ and receive HSBC Garment & 2 logo Revival Pint Glass, plus access to a private Facebook group with first looks at new beers/experimental beer and brewery improvements.
$1,600+ | 447' NE IPA Gift Pack
Invest $1,600+ and receive HSBC Garment, Logo 64 oz. Glass Growler & 2 logo Revival Pint Glass, plus access to a private Facebook group with first looks at new beers/experimental beer and brewery improvements.
$3,200+ | 608' DIPA Gift Box
Invest $3,200+ receive two (2) Garments, Logo 64 oz. Glass growler & 4 logo Revival Pint Glass, plus access to a private Facebook group with first looks at new beers/experimental beer and brewery improvements.
$6,400+ | 107' IPA Brew Session
Invest $6,400+ to participate in a Weekend brewing session at HSBC with a brewer (style specific), plus receive three (3) Garments, Logo 64 oz. Glass growler & 4 logo Revival Pint Glass, plus access to a private Facebook group with first looks at new beers/experimental beer and brewery improvements.
$9,600+ | Amber Sands Tasting Event
Invest $9,600+ attend a Weekend Founders Tasting Event at HSBC with food pairings, plus receive a tour, (4) Garments, Logo 64 oz. Glass growler & 4 logo Revival Pint Glass, plus access to a private Facebook group with first looks at new beers/experimental beer and brewery improvements.
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Hidden Sands Brewery Company, Inc. will offer 10% additional bonus shares for all investments that are committed by investors that are eligible for the StartEngine Crowdfunding Inc. OWNer's bonus.
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This 10% Bonus is only valid during the investor's eligibility period. Investors eligible for this bonus will also have priority if they are on a waitlist to invest and the company surpasses its maximum funding goal. They will have the first opportunity to invest should room in the offering become available if prior investments are canceled or fail.
Investors will receive the highest single bonus they are eligible for among the bonuses based on the amount invested and time of offering elapsed (if any). Eligible investors will also receive the Owner’s Bonus in addition to the aforementioned bonus.
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