Craft brewer and bar operator BrewDog has revealed plans for venues it will open around the world in 2018 at its ninth annual general meeting, held on 7 April at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre.
Co-founders James Watt and Martin Dickie went on stage in front of their 8,000 Equity Punk investors to announce plans for the brand in 2018, which include a move into cider with London company Hawkes.
New bars are in the pipeline at locations around the world, and updates were given on venues already under construction.
Venues scheduled to open this year include:
Glasgow (the site will feature ten pilot homebrewing kits)
Essex Road, London
Tower Hill, London (opening in late April)
Rest of the world
Franklinton, Columbus, Ohio. USA (opening this spring)
Short North, Columbus, Ohio. USA (opening this spring)
Seoul, South Korea
Barcelona Airport, Spain
2017 was a ‘banner’ year for the operator and brewer, with sales up by 78% and overall revenue up 55% on 2016.