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What IS FOUNDERS CLUB?

The Nine Mile Brewing Company Founders Club is a one-time opportunity to help launch Bloomington’s first brewery and tap room. The club has been built for craft beer connoisseurs and those who have a commitment to establishing this first-of-its-kind gathering place in the Bloomington community.  With your one-time Founders Club enrollment fee, you will receive exclusive benefits and opportunities.

What does our business get?

Where do we start?!? This is a lifetime membership. A one-time enrollment fee in the club grants you lifetime status. You may enroll up to 3 employees for the founders club.  Following are the benefits:

  • Beer –first beer free every day for life for each enrolled member
  • Acknowledgement – Your business name included in the Founders Club display at the tap room
  • Merch
    • 2 branded pint glasses
    • Founders Club t-shirt
    • Founders Club 1/4 zip pullover
    • A Nine Mile Brewing Co. hat
    • Founders Club tin tacker
    • Stickers
    • 10% off all merchandise, for life
  • Invite for each member to the pre-opening party
  • Free brewery tour
  • Beginner brewing class with Head Brewer
  • Monthly member discount night
  • 15% Discount for event space rental

Cost:

One Employee: $1500
Two Employees: $2000
Three Employees: $2500

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Membership Level

Select Number of Employees (up to 3)

Billing Information

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Terms and Conditions

  • Nine Mile retains the right to refuse service to you for any or no reason, in Nine Mile’s sole and unfettered discretion, including if you appear to be intoxicated, or are behaving inappropriately.
  • Free beer only applies to beer on tap. Free beer does not include a right to obtain free bottles, growlers, cans, crowlers, or other closed containers.
  • Nine Mile reserves the right at any time to restrict which beers are eligible for the founders club. Specialty or limited edition beers may not be eligible at the sole discretion of Nine Mile.
  • You may not use your membership to obtain beer for any person’s consumption other than your own. If you obtain free beer pursuant to your membership rights and Nine Mile, in its sole discretion, believes that you offer it to any other person, Nine Mile may terminate all of your membership rights.
  • If Nine Mile enters into bankruptcy or dissolves for any reason whatsoever, or is otherwise shut down and unable to operate, you shall not be entitled to any compensation or refund, whether cash or in-kind compensation, and any and all of your membership rights shall be null and void, without penalty or liability to Company.
  • You must be 21, and Nine Mile shall have the right to verify your age by whatever method Nine Mile chooses, including physical inspection of your state-issued identification.
  • Tips are not required to be paid to Nine Mile’s employees when you obtain free beer, but tips are encouraged.
  • You hereby agree that you shall be added to Nine Mile’s email list and customer database and that Nine Mile may communicate with you by email.
  • Your membership rights have no cash value, cannot be redeemed for cash, and you have no right to a refund, regardless of circumstance.
  • Nine Mile may terminate your membership without refund if:
    1. You obtain free beer and provide it to any other customer (and this need not be proven by evidence other than testimony of employee or independent contractor working for Nine Mile)
    2. Another person tries to pass off as you using your ID to obtain free beer
    3. You are currently under the age of twenty-one (21)
    4. You attempt to assign or transfer the membership rights
    5. You behave in a manner that Nine Mile believes, in its sole and unfettered discretion, to be belligerent at any time in the taproom
    6. You violate any of the terms or conditions herein
    7. You violate any taproom policies
  • TO THE EXTENT NOT PROHIBITED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL Nine MILE BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR PERSONAL INJURY, OR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER.
  • You understand that Nine Mile does not guarantee, represent, or warrant that beer ordered pursuant to your membership will meet any particular standard.
  • BY EXERCISING YOUR RIGHTS TO FREE BEER, YOU AGREE, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD NINE MILE, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, AGENTS, AND OWNERS, HARMLESS WITH RESPECT TO ANY CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACTS OR OMISSIONS. YOU AGREE THAT YOU SHALL NOT SUE OR RECOVER ANY DAMAGES FROM NINE MILE, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, AGENTS, AND OWNERS AS A RESULT OF NINE MILE’S DECISION TO REFUSE SERVICE TO YOU FOR ANY OR NO REASON, OR NINE MILE’S DECISION TO TERMINATE YOUR FREE BEER MEMBERSHIP
  • Nine Mile reserves the right at any time to modify these terms and conditions and such modification will be effective immediately.
  • Any controversy or claim related to your membership and/or the terms and conditions set forth herein (“claims”), shall be arbitrated by one arbitrator in accordance with the Consumer Arbitration Rules or Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association; Unless required otherwise by state law or by mutual agreement, the parties agree to arbitrate in Hennepin County, Minnesota. The parties agree further that the Arbitrator may tender an interim ruling, including injunctive relief, and all claims of any type by either party, including defenses, are included in the jurisdiction of arbitration. It is the intent of the parties that any dispute between Company on the one hand, and you on the other hand, shall be of your individual claim(s) and that the claim(s) shall not (i) be arbitrated or litigated on a class-wide basis; (ii) consolidated with any other proceeding between Company and any other person; or (iii) joined with the claims of any other person in a single proceeding. YOU UNDERSTAND AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU ARE WAIVING ANY RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL OF ANY CLAIMS AGAINST ANY PERSON ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS MEMBERSHIP AND THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH HEREIN. Nine Mile and you agree that any and all claims arising out of or relating to your membership, will be barred unless a judicial or arbitration proceeding is brought within (i) one year from the date of the act or failure to act by any person or, (ii) within 6 months from the date claimant knew or should have known of the facts giving rise to the claims.a
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