Growler USA Franchise Review

Franchise Facts

Growler USA gives you the opportunity to operate a microbrew pub and growler filling station that delivers micro-brewed beers and handcrafted beverages.

How much does a Growler USA franchise cost?

Growler USA has a franchise fee of up to $45,000, with a total initial investment range of $656,263 to $837,772.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $35,000 to $45,000
  • Total Investment: $656,263 to $837,772
  • Working Capital: $30,000 to $45,000
  • Royalty Fee: 6%

The initial cost of a franchise includes several fees -- Unlock this franchise to better understand the costs such as training and territory fees.

How much does a Growler USA franchise make?

As with any business, profits from a Growler USA franchise depend on a variety of factors. Typically, profits are proportionate to the size of investment. Demand for your products, labor costs, commercial lease rates and a number of other variables also play a huge role in your bottom line. For system-specific data, unlock this franchise.

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2018 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 13 franchised Growler USA locations in the USA.

Are there any Growler USA franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2018 FDD data, Growler USA has franchise locations in 9 states. The largest region is the South with 9 franchise locations.

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AZ
CO
GA
HI
NC
NE
OK
TX


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Last Reviewed: 2018

Growler USA is graded based on our most recent research.

Growler USA Franchise Stats

Total Investment

$656,263 - $837,772
Franchise Fee

$35,000 - $45,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
10 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2010
0
2017
14
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
6.0%
Ad Fees
3.0%
# of Franchised Outlets

0

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 529 hours. This includes 12 hours of classroom training and 517 hours of on-the-job training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 517
Classroom 12
Total 529

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Growler USA does NOT offer exclusive territories.

Do they provide Veteran or First Responder Discounts?

Yes, unlock to find out the amount of the discount.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 2014. The average Beverage franchise began franchising in 2012.

Do they offer financing support?

No, but you can click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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