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|

Comparing Brewery Management Software

New brewery management software solutions are popping up every year promising to be affordable, easy to use, and integrate with your current bookkeeping software. Here are 5 things to consider when comparing brewery management software solutions and selecting the best for your brewery. 1.     Built on a solid accounting foundation The best overall advice we can offer when it comes to comparing [...]

By | March 31st, 2016|

A Day in the Life of a Brewery Owner

In previous posts we introduced you to the daily lives of Penny the brewery accountant, Bruno the brew master, Sal the Sales Guy and Peter the Inventory Mgr.  This segment focuses on the life of the brewery owner through the eyes of Bill. Bill’s story embodies the brewery owner persona and the constraints encountered due to multiple systems and inefficient processes. As [...]

By | October 23rd, 2015|

Software for the Small Brewery

The misconceptions run far and wide upon first look at OBeer. Some think they need to “have their shit together” before even considering brewery software while others think their brewery is “too small”, the software is “too complex for me…” or “”. Here’s a list of the top 6 misconceptions about OBeer and the facts to set the record straight when [...]

By | July 15th, 2015|

Best Brewery Management Software Solutions: Why OBeer

There are many ways a brewery can choose to manage operations. As easy as it may seem to brew great beer and get it in the hands of a consumer, the business side of managing operations is complicated. Brewery manufacturing alone is complicated when you’re working with limited fermenter capacities and raw ingredients, while trying to meet demands and make sure you [...]

By | February 5th, 2014|

Brewery Production Scheduling on Mobile Device

Brewery Scheduling Goes Mobile We recently asked our customers what they wanted to be able to do with the production scheduler. The requests we received were anywhere from, “I’d like to put our production schedule on a big screen TV in the brew house so that everyone can see,” to “I’d like to get my production schedule on an iPad so that [...]

By | January 29th, 2014|