BrewDog has taken the top spot in the 2013 Zolfo Cooper Profit Tracker, an index of the fastest-growing companies in the UK eating and drinking out market. BrewDog beat rivals which included Jamie’s Italian to take the title. BrewDog posted compound profit growth of 193.3% over its last three financial years. BrewDog now have 11 pubs and are best known for their provocative marketing.
Its two founders are also set to be TV stars too – James Watt and Martin Dickie will present a new TV show about the craft beer revolution, premiering in the US this summer. The subject of the eponymous BrewDogs, an hour-long show that will see the duo tour the world with their anti-establishment craft beer message. The six-part series has been commissioned by NBC/Universal’s new Esquire Network and will make up part of the channels flagship offering. The series debuts on Esquire Network in late summer, with a UK air date yet to be confirmed.
The first season of BrewDogs will see James and Martin travel across the United States, reporting on craft beer trends and scenes and team up with their US contemporaries to brew some bizarre beers with unconventional methods and ingredients.