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Saucy opened in Columbus, OH and Orange Village, OH in 2020. In March 2021, we opened another brewpub in Detroit, MI, along with having plans to continue expansion well into 2023 and beyond.
Brewery has won multiple awards for its beer (2019, 2020 and 2021) and pizza (2017, 2019, 2020 and 2021)
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Saucy Brew Works was born and brewed in Ohio. We are a Cleveland-based production brewery and brewpub with roots in our hometown that have spread into Central Ohio and Michigan. We are midway through a massive expansion phase that originally included three brewpubs which opened in 2020-21, and now will include an expansive production facility that will double our brewing capabilities and additional brewpubs that cross beyond our state lines.
Our brewery prides itself on creating an environment where people can feel at home. Our mission? To always do the right thing, never sacrifice quality, and always provide for those around us through innovation, education, sustainability and community enhancement.
We use the “pub and spoke” approach; a production facility that supplies smaller, neighborhood-oriented pubs. This is important to us for a number of reasons, and we move forward following a three-step strategy.
First. We want to win in new markets, we believe that planting roots in each neighborhood leads to better traction and awareness than simply distributing beer. In doing so, we aim to amplify the communities we serve and provide unique experiences at each brewpub. We serve a variety of offerings for our beer enthusiasts, novices, and non-beer drinkers alike. As we continue to develop deep roots through our establishments and community partnerships, we will right-size our distribution to drive home the growth within that respective market, later expanding into additional cities and states.
Second. We need to have the ability to deploy our capital efficiently. Data from the Craft Brewer's Association shows that breweries tend to be inefficient when using capital sources to drive incremental changes to brewery infrastructure, which drives up fixed overhead. The real goal of capital deployment needs to be driving top-line growth. We have shown expertise with that, having the majority of proceeds from our previous StartEngine raise go towards geographical expansion.
Third. We invest in the People and Culture. One of the tenants of this raise is to give employees the opportunities and training to continue to advance their careers and take true ownership of our brand. We know that the more we invest in our team, the more they will invest back into their company and help build the communities we call home.
We are the fastest growing brand over the last 52 weeks in Information Resources, Inc. (IRI) sales, which is the "industry" term for grocery store sales, in our home market of Cleveland, leaping us into the Top 5 of highest selling craft breweries that are headquartered in Cleveland. In the entire state of Ohio, we became the fourth-fastest-growing brand over the last year and, sending us into the Top 35 breweries in sales for the entire state of Ohio. We compete with the more regional players in the space today and are heading our way into national territory.
LAUNCHING NEW PRODUCTS + SERVICES
In July 2020, we opened our first Coffeehouse in Orange, Ohio. Saucy Coffee has grown to three locations including Columbus, Ohio, and Detroit, Michigan. We plan to continue the expansion of our full-service Coffeehouse as we continue into new regions and introduce our signature line of packaged Whole Bean Coffee available at all Saucy locations and local grocery stores.
Saucy Coffee launched, which includes:
NATIONAL SPORTS PARTNERSHIPS
COMMUNITY OUTREACH AND DEVELOPMENT
We live by a simple mantra, give until it hurts. Saucy has focused philanthropic efforts and neighborhood initiatives including annual give-back programs, friends and family fundraising, national campaigns, and environmental safety measures.
GEOGRAPHICAL EXPANSION AND INCREASED PRODUCTION
Why are we back? Simple. We want to create more value for our current and potential investors by continuing our expansion into new markets and finalizing the build of our largest production facility to date in Independence, Ohio. Saucy is fully committed to the list of projects below and expects to make significant progress on each of these before the end of 2021.
Above are architectural renderings of the in-process brewpubs. As construction is in-progress, the final buildings may differ from the original renderings.
TOGETHER WE BUILD THE FOUNDATION FOR TOMORROW, BY DOING MORE OF WHAT WE LOVE TODAY.
We launched Saucy Brew Works with the idea in mind that we can build an elaborate brand alongside a vibrant community. We have seen our neighborhoods support us every step of the way, which has only inspired us to find more ways to have our community members become true brand ambassadors and contributing partners of our company.
With an incredible product, team, and support system, we believe that we have the potential materializing at a rapid rate to grow the Saucy Brew Works brand into the next craft beer typhoon. We have our core business model set, and we believe we are on a trajectory of sustainable growth. There is no room for complacency within the culture we've built, so we need you to continue pushing boundaries and driving true success.
A quote that we live by, "Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there." So here we are, pushing ourselves to keep growing. Join the Saucy State of Mind and come along for the ride!
Saucy Brew Works is an Ohio-based production brewery and brewpub based in Cleveland, Ohio. We are in the middle of a massive expansion phase that began with our Pinecrest and Columbus brewpubs opening in 2020, despite the pandemic, and our Detroit brewpub opening in March 2021. We are also set to start construction on our Independence production facility in 2021, along with getting ready for our Charlotte brewpub construction to start.
Favorite Saucy Beer: Love You, Bye
Favorite Saucy Beer: Habituale
Chief Operations Officer
Favorite Saucy Beer: Festbier
Favorite Saucy Beer: Struggle Bus
Favorite Saucy Beer: Juicy Asap
Head of Design
Favorite Saucy Beer: What's His Nuts?
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Co-Issuer: Saucy Brew Works SE2 LLC
Address: 2885 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, OH 44113 State of Incorporation: OH
Date Incorporated: April 19, 2021
Investors will make their investments by investing in interests issued by the co-issuer, Saucy Brew Works SE2 LLC, for this offering, which is a special purpose vehicle (“SPV”).
Instead of issuing its securities directly to investors, the Company, Saucy Brew Works LLC, has decided to issue its securities to the SPV, which will then issue interests in the SPV to investors. The SPV has been formed by the Company and is a co-issuer of the securities being offered in this offering. The Company’s use of the SPV is intended to allow investors in the SPV to achieve the same economic exposure, voting power, and ability to assert rights under State and Federal law, and receive the same disclosures, as if they had invested directly in the Company. The Company’s use of the SPV will not result in any additional fees being charged to investors.
The SPV has been organized and will be operated for the sole purpose of directly acquiring, holding and disposing of the Company’s securities. As a result, an investor investing in the Company through the SPV will have the same relationship to the Company’s securities, in terms of number, denomination, type and rights, as if the investor invested directly in the Company.
In order to complete necessary tax filings, the SPV is required to include information about each investor who holds an interest in the SPV, including each investor's taxpayer identification number ("TIN") (e.g., social security number or employer indentification number). To the extent they have not already done so, each investor will be required to provide their TIN within the earlier of (i) two (2) years of making their investment or (ii) twenty (20) days prior to the date of any distribution from the SPV. If an investor does not provide their TIN within this time, the SPV reserves the right to withhold from any proceeds otherise payable to the investor an amount necessary for the SPV to satisfy its tax withholding obligations as well as the SPV's reasonable estimation of any penalties that may be charged by the IRS or other relevant authority as a result of the investor's failure to provide their TIN. Investors should carefully review the terms of the SPV Subscription Agrement for additional information about tax filings.
First 7 days - Friends and family - 10% bonus shares
Next 7 days - 5% bonus shares
Tier 1 - $100 - 5% discount at all brewpubs + a Free Birthday Beer + 10% bonus units for repeat investors* + Investor Day invite (swag and large ticket giveaways included)
Tier 2 - $300 - 10% discount at all brewpubs
Tier 3 - $600 - $2 growler fills (limited to one per day / per investor for one calendar year from the campagin close day)
Tier 4 - $1,000 - 16oz - 4 pack of exclusive StartEngine Investor beer**|*** + 25% off online merchandise
Tier 5 - $3,500 - Quarterly Coffee Shipment***, which includes 1 bag of House Roast and 1 bag Seasonal Roast on each shipment + a Coffee Mug on the first shipment
Tier 6 - $5,000 - Saucy Brew Works LED Sign***
Tier 7 - $10,000 - 10% Bonus Units
Tier 8 - $25,000 - Invitation to Cavs game (investor + guest) with two members of management / ownership****
* Repeat investors must use the same email registered on StartEngine that was used for the original investment.
** Subject to the ability of our third-party partners to ship beer across state lines.
*** Cost of shipping will be passed on to the investor.
**** Travel and lodging expenses not included.
All perks occur when the offering is completed.
Saucy Brew Works, LLC will offer 10% additional bonus units for all investments that are committed by investors that are eligible for the StartEngine Crowdfunding Inc. owner's bonus.
This means eligible StartEngine Unit holders will receive a 10% bonus for any units they purchase in this offering. For example, if you buy 100 Class C Units at $1.13/unit, you will receive and own 110 Class C units for $113. Fractional units will not be distributed, and unit bonuses will be determined by rounding down to the nearest whole unit.
This 10% Bonus is only valid during the investor’s eligibility period. Investors eligible for this bonus also will 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 cancelled or fail.
Investors will only receive a single bonus, which will be the highest bonus rate they are eligible for.
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