2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Hops to Pulp: Experiences of Niche Beverage Makers

Monday, March 14
5:00PM - 6:00PM

The Driskill
604 Brazos St


With entrepreneurs Manny Carral from Revolucion Coffee + Juice, Cathy Tarasovic of Shrub Drinks and Boyan Kalusevic from Dorcol Spirits, this session is about the trials of getting a beverage startup off the ground and the perceptions of ownership both before and after launching.

Craft is more than just a beverage; it must send a message that inspires community and showcases authentic flavor around a sip. Although craft products increase in market share each year, cool concepts don't guarantee profitability - come learn from entrepreneurs still on their journey, carving their mark.

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Boyan Kalusevic at SXSW

Boyan Kalusevic


Dorcol Distilling Company

Though often blamed for his co-founder Chris’ anxiety and lack of vacation since 2011, Boyan has long forgotten the joys of his favorite pastimes: travel and quiet walks on the beach. Of course, he...

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Cathy Tarasovic at SXSW

Cathy Tarasovic


Shrub Drinks

Cathryn Tarasovic
Well Seasoned LLC dba Shrub Drinks

After receiving her BA from the University of Colorado in Boulder, Connecticut born, Cathr...

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Manny Carral at SXSW

Manny Carral


Revolucion Coffee + Juice

Entrepreneur, Co-Founder and Sales Leader with over 17 years of brand development, business development and account management experience in Technology, Fast Casual and the Health & Wellness Indus...

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Ryan Salts at SXSW

Ryan Salts

Co-Founder & Dir

Break Fast & Launch

Ryan Salts is the Director of Break Fast & Launch the first culinary business accelerator in America. In addition to Break Fast & Launch, Ryan is also the Director of Outreach and Engagement for Ca...

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