Orchestra Software Gives Back

Orchestra Software Gives Back It’s the season of giving, and the team at Orchestra Software has been busy giving back to the community. With a goal of helping make a difference in the local community, Orchestra employees took the opportunity to volunteer at three different local Portland programs, as well as adopt local families to help make it the [...]

By | December 20th, 2017|

Leveling Up Your Distribution

Leveling Up Your Distribution The game has changed. To think that it’s enough for a brewery to bring a product to market via the Three-Tier Distribution System or open a brewpub and expect the results others have seen is naïve. It’s just not as automatic as it once was. Getting bottles on the shelf or having 20 taps might not [...]

By | December 14th, 2017|

Craft Beer Trends 2018

Craft Beer Trends 2018 It’s important to stay ahead in the beer industry, and with the year wrapping up, most brewers are looking forward towards 2018. Breweries are trying to figure out what trends to watch for next year, and since the craft beer market is ever changing, staying ahead of what will be in demand is essential. While the [...]

By | December 7th, 2017|

Orchestrate 2017 Recap

Orchestrate 2017 Recap More than 350 players from breweries all over the world descended on Portland for Orchestrate 2017, in order to level up their OrchestratedBEER game. The 3-day conference, now in its 6th year, gave users the opportunity to attend 60+ industry sessions. The sessions included detailed classes on better utilizing and understanding the software, 'Ask the Expert' [...]

By | November 21st, 2017|

OBeer Breweries Win big at 2017 GABF

First off, congratulations to all our customers who entered in this year’s GABF. We wouldn’t be where we are today as a company without you. OBeer breweries had an impressive haul at GABF this year with a total of 44 medals overall and 2 Brewer of the Year awards. The 31st edition of the GABF competition featured over 2,200 breweries from [...]

By | October 9th, 2017|

2017 Update: OBeer Growth vs. Industry

June marks the annual release of the Brewer’s Association production numbers, which monitors the pulse of the craft beer industry. In a nutshell, the industry continues to grow but at a slower rate compared to previous years. According to the BA's 2015 report, breweries running OBeer increased production by an average of 68% – 5.2 times the industry of 17.8%.  How [...]

By | June 13th, 2017|

3 Ways to Explore Brewery Software at CBC 2017

OrchestratedBEER is offering 3 unique experiences for breweries to explore brewery management software at the Craft Brewers Conference in D 1. The Booth - #501 As CBC grows, so has the OBeer booth. Look for our prime location at Booth #501, right inside the Exhibit Hall A entrance. The 20 x 30-foot space will offer live demos, couches to relax and [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|

What’s New in OBeer 4.5

OBeer 4.5 is finally released! The constant driving rain and recently unexpected snowstorms in our beloved Rose City kept us hunkered down yet extremely focused over the past couple months. Fortunately, the bi-product of this forced confinement is a shiny new upgrade for the OBeer community. OBeer 4.5 introduces some pretty rad features and a slick Excel-based reporting tool, all while [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|

Cider, software and growth

Though craft beer dominates the headlines these days, it would be a huge mistake to disregard cider. The cider segment grew 39% from 2015 to 2016, and though cider currently only accounts for 1.6% of all beer sales -- so small it doesn’t have its own segment-- it’s growing faster than craft beer ever did. Wow, them be some fightin’ words… [...]

By | February 17th, 2017|