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CBC 2018 Recap

CBC 2018 Recap We’re excited to have had another successful week at the Craft Brewers Conference in Nashville. Here are some of the highlights of our time in the Music City. A Strong Presence on the BrewExpo Floor For the second consecutive year, the OrchestratedBEER booth had a larger 20’ x 30’ footprint which was readily easy to find via [...]

By | May 8th, 2018|

Three Ways to Explore OrchestratedBEER at CBC in Nashville

Three Ways to Explore OrchestratedBEER at CBC in Nashville We’re headed back to CBC again, this time in Nashville, Tennessee. And just like last year, we’re offering you three ways to explore OrchestratedBEER while at CBC. Booth 2424 Stop by Booth 2424 to see the latest OBeer innovations we’re debuting at CBC. While there, learn more about our limited time [...]

By | April 27th, 2018|

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|

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|

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 22nd, 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|

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|

Beer Distribution 101: Self Distribution vs. Distributor

Beer Distribution 101: Self Distribution vs Distributor Traditionally there has been a three-tier system when it comes to beer distribution. It's where a brewery sells beer to a distributor, who in turn sells it to the customer. With thousands of current breweries and new breweries opening daily, breweries are turning to self-distribution to sell their product. They're making this change [...]

By | January 31st, 2018|