Canada is known for brewing different kinds of beers. Some of them include spruce beer, ice beer, cream ale and craft beer. These beers are brewed by companies like Garrison Brewery, Muskoka Brewery, and Wellington Brewery.
Over the years, production and packaging of craft beer have experienced a lot of changes. In 2015, those firms brewing craft beer started brewing cider. This is a fermented fruit drink. They also changed its packaging from the traditional bottles to aluminium cans. Read more about Eli Gershkovitch at Ottawa Citizen.
Growth of Steamworks Craft Breweries
Eli Gershkovitch is a prominent Canadian businessman who was born in 1975. He is the chief executive officer of Steamworks Craft Breweries which was founded as a small pub in Gastown in 1995. It started by producing 15 to 17 beers annually and had only six craft beers in its first year.
At the same time, it had only 184 seats. Over the years, the firm has grown incredibly as it enjoys a 754-seat capacity today. Eli opened his own full-scale brewery in 2013. His production has increased, and his products have reached many countries. Steamworks operates several bars and restaurants in Vancouver, which serve Steamworks craft beers. This has increased the popularity of his brands.
Eli Gershkovitch Achievements
Eli believes that through innovations, his company will stand the test of time. Steamworks uses both traditional and new innovative business methods. Through this, he is able to defeat his competitors. Steamworks capitalizes on the production of quality beers and selling them at low prices. This increases their profit margins keeping their revenues high.
His work has become such a great success. His beers are enjoyed throughout Canada and in 14 U.S. states. Steamworks is known for producing craft beers like Pilsner and Pumpkin ale, which have won awards. Pilsner was recognized as Best BC Craft Beer by BC Craft Beer Awards for two years consecutively. Pumpkin ale also received a gold medal at the 2013 Canadian Brewing Awards. In July this year, Eli attended the U.S. Open Beer Championship where he was a top contender. Read this article at westender.com.
He succeeds because he loves to take risks and explore areas that have not been explored. His passion for his work extends even to his life. He uses the profits from his company to buy more cars, and he also owns two planes.
Giving Back To the Community
Eli Gershkovitch gives back to the community by sponsoring local events in Gastown area. Since he is also a resident in this area, he has helped in the growth of the town.