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|

Orchestrate 2016 Recap

Orchestrate 2016 Recap Video: More than 300 attendees from breweries across the U.S. and the world gathered in our hometown of Portland, Ore. last month for our annual Orchestrate user conference.  The user conference concept was born out of a desire to provide our customers an experience that combines learning, sharing and networking with the best that Portland has to offer. Users [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|

What Craft Beer Slow down?

While OBeer customers fared well according to the BA’s 2015 annual production report, the overall growth of the craft beer industry appears to have slowed slightly. BA Chief Economist Bart Watson insists there’s more behind the craft beer slow down: “As the industry matures and moves into the mainstream, slower growth is a natural part of that maturation,” The facts behind the [...]

By | July 27th, 2016|