Bringing Asian-influenced brews and diversity to the craft beer scene

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Security Type
Alcohol, Retail, Food & Bev, Community & Lifestyle
Min Investment
Oakland, CA
Offering Date
May 22, 2021
Expected Close Date
April 29, 2024
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Company Description

We have a steadfast goal to fill glasses, bellies, and spirits, all while bringing the rich culture and heritage of Korea into craft brews. We want to join the growing push to open up the industry to more diversity and more inclusion. Dokkaebier aims to refresh the soul, foster togetherness, and delight people in playful and unexpected ways.

Key Deal Facts

Minority-owned small business adding diversity within the craft beer industry
Opened a successful popup in San Francisco generating $185,000 in the midst of Covid19
Finalist in the 2020 Brewbound Pitch Slam Competition
Raising $470,000 within a year of establishing Dokkaebier
Successful collaborations with local non-profits, benefitting frontline healthcare workers

Management Team / Advisory Board Bios

Youngwon Lee, Founder & Chief Dokkaebi
Over 12 years of experience in the food & beverage industry with brands like Stolichnaya, Patron, Armand de Brignac and more. Experience with restaurant, bar and brewery management.

Aaron Weshnak, Head Brewer
Graduating from the Brewing Program at UC Davis, he mastered his craft at some of California’s most prestigious breweries like Russian River, Lost Coast, Sunset Reservoir and the Booth.
Amount Raised : $555,737
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