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|

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|

Orchestrate 2016 Preview

With Orchestrate2016 right around the corner, we wanted to provide a little preview of what attendees can expect this year: A little Orchestrate history Orchestrate is an annual 3-day conference in Portland, OR focused on the business side of craft beverage manufacturing.  It’s also the largest annual event for Orchestrated users to gather in one place to learn, collaborate, network and contribute [...]

By | September 30th, 2016|

OBeer 4.4 Release

The OBeer 4.4 release focused on some new additions like automated retail transfers to tasting rooms as well as allowing users to mass update information in order to keep up with the fast paced business. 4.4 also marks the official launch of our latest mobile application: Inventory. We’re especially excited about this new app (which people have been begging for months) which [...]

By | September 7th, 2016|

8 Key Success Factors to Be Competitive in the Beer Industry

8 Key Success Factors Needed to Be Competitive in the Beer Industry The craft beer industry continues to grow in 2018. In Brewers Association’s 2018 industry report, there was a 13% increase in the number of breweries in the US in 2018 compared to 2017. Compared to ten years ago in 2008, the number of breweries in the US has [...]

By | July 27th, 2016|