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New Tax Law Will Impact Brewers TTB Reporting

New Tax Law Gives Tax Break to Brewers and Will Impact TTB Reporting As you may have already heard, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which includes the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (CBMTRA), was passed by Congress last Wednesday. This historic legislation paves the way for distinctly lower excise tax rates for alcoholic beverage manufacturers. Orchestra Software, [...]

By | December 27th, 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|

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|

CBC 2017 Recap

CBC 2017 is in the books. We’re still recovering from a long week in D.C. and reminiscing all the experiences and great conversations we had. Here are some highlightsThe OBeer booth was a landmark Photo: Warren Wills This was our biggest booth to date (20’ x 30’). Our prime booth location near the main entrance (in addition to our giant white balloon) [...]

By | April 21st, 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|