How much do you love beer? So much that you can't even have a shower without reaching for a cold one? So much that you'd take a bath in an India Pale Ale? Then a stay at the upcoming BrewDog hotel in Ohio may be in order, which is billed as the world's first crowdfunded craft beer hotel.
You may know BrewDog from its one-time status as maker of the world's strongest beer, but it is no one-trick pony and is now the UK's biggest seller of craft beer. It recently opened the doors at its new sour beer brewery in Columbus Ohio, and believes that visitors may be so enamored with the experience that they'll wish to spend the night.
So it has begun the process of designing and building the appropriate facilities. The so-called "beeriest place on Earth" will be joined with the existing brewery for an all-in one beer-lover's playground. This includes craft beer-infused meals with paired refreshments, face masks made from hops, and malted-barley massages. There will also be jacuzzis filled with India Pale Ale and the beer-themed rooms that tell the BrewDog story and offer craft beer on tap, along with beer fridges in the showers.
The company says that the designs are far along and should be finalized by June 2017, with hopes of launching The DogHouse hotel by the third quarter of 2018. It says the facility will cost US$6 million to build and it is now looking to raise $75,000 on Indiegogo to help push things along.
At the time of writing, the campaign has raised $170,000, suggesting there is quite a thirst for this kind of holiday experience. Rewards begin at $95 for a weeknight stay at the hotel and run up to $2,000, which will land you a full spa treatment (including a soak in an IPA-filled hot tub). You can check out the pitch video below.
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