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4 Ways to Remain Competitive in the Beer Industry

4 Ways to Remain Competitive in the Beer Industry It's clear that the craft beer industry is changing, as breweries are dealing with a more mature market than previous years. With the rate of growth slowing, how are breweries remaining competitive in the craft beer industry? Calculating the changes in the market, it’s important to stay ahead of the game [...]

By | April 13th, 2018|

Orchestra Gives Back

Orchestra Gives Back Spring has sprung and the Orchestra Software team is busy volunteering, by giving back to the local community. Every quarter Orchestra Software, the team that powers OrchestratedBEER, also organizes volunteer outings for it's employees. In addition to a blood drive and bone marrow registry, the team volunteered at the Oregon Food Bank and Dress for Success. [...]

By | March 29th, 2018|

Pricing Beer 101 : How to Price Beer in an Ever Changing Market

Pricing Beer 101 : How to Price Beer in an Ever Changing Market Recently there has been a huge shift in beer distribution and how brewers are bringing and selling beer to the market. We’ve touched on how the shifting tasting room model and how self-distribution are becoming more and more popular with breweries. With this shift in the industry, [...]

By | March 23rd, 2018|

Craft Beer Styles Brewers Love to Hate

Craft Beer Styles Brewers Love To Hate Think of what it's like to be a brewer in today's craft beer world - constantly being asked, maybe even pressured, to produce the hottest trends at the moment. It can daunting, and in the case of some styles, downright difficult. So, we thought it would be fun to examine those styles brewers [...]

By | March 15th, 2018|

Orchestrated Regionals Preview 2018

Orchestrated Regionals 2018   The first Orchestrated Regional Visit is right around the corner, so we wanted to give you a preview of what exactly Regionals are and what you can expect when attending. This is the 2nd year that Orchestrated has put on Regionals, with the intention of bringing full-day workshops to our customers. It allows users to meet [...]

By | March 9th, 2018|

How to Efficiently Handle a Beer Recall

How to Efficiently Handle a Beer Recall   Beer recalls, they're one of those things that brewers hope never happen to them. However, with craft breweries striving for high quality products while staying ahead of the market, they're unfortunately something that brewers are forced to deal with. It's important for breweries to stay ahead of the recall game, so trace-ability [...]

By | March 6th, 2018|

Orchestrated Style Guide: Berliner Weisse

Orchestrated Style Guide: Berliner Weisse Those of us at Orchestra might be huge lovers of Beer - not to mention ciders, spirits, kombucha and more, though we're generally really good at software. With that in mind, we wanted to delve into the world of beer styles that drive the industry today, all in the hopes of better understanding the styles [...]

By | February 22nd, 2018|

Handling Hop Contracts in a Saturated Market

Handling Hop Contracts in a Saturated Market Hop production is at an all time high, with over 100 million pounds of hops being produced in 2017. Previously the market has seen issues in the hop industry. A dry season in 2015 had breweries over estimating and signing large hop contracts in order to secure their needs. With today's saturation [...]

By | February 15th, 2018|

Orchestrated Services University : Go-Live!

Orchestrate Services University: Go-Live! Cue the Pomp and Circumstance! It's finally Go-Live week at Orchestrated. Implementation is an extended process built to set breweries up for success and help them utilize the software to the fullest. After 8 weeks of one-on-one calls and setting up a custom database, our breweries are finally going live and able to use the software [...]

By | February 13th, 2018|

Closing 2017 Financials with Confidence

Closing 2017 Financials with Confidence It's that time of year again. That special time when reality sets in and the numbers must be looked at. Just thinking about it can make even the toughest among us break out in a cold sweat. Again, forced to ponder how you'll piece together your previous year's financials. Yet if you're already running your craft [...]

By | February 8th, 2018|