The Emerging Tasting Room Model

The Emerging Tasting Room Model Does a tasting room help expand and grow your brand and brewery? According to the latest numbers from the Brewers Association, there are over 7,000 breweries in the US. With the ever-expanding craft beer market, breweries are taking to a newly emerging tasting room model. With this change, they're looking to increase profit, define their [...]

By | January 24th, 2018|

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 Brewery Inventory App

The wait is finally over. We’ve finally released the much anticipated OBeer brewery inventory app to help simplify common inventory tasks and functions. Receive raw materials, perform live inventory counts, ship items and print off bill of ladings right from the dock without ever touching another clipboard or being tied to a computer. The app performs all inventory and accounting transactions [...]

By | October 31st, 2016|

A Day in the Life of a Brewery Sales Guy

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

By | October 16th, 2015|

A Day in the Life of the Brewery Inventory Mgr

In previous posts we introduced you to the daily lives of Penny the brewery accountant and Bruno the brew master. This segment focuses on the life of the brewery inventory manager through the eyes of Peter. Peter’s story embodies the brewery inventory persona and the constraints encountered due to multiple systems. Even the best system of spreadsheets have to be constantly updated [...]

By | October 6th, 2015|

Brewery Reporting

As a brewery grows, it becomes increasingly difficult to know what’s going on in every aspect of the business. There are so many different things happening in a brewery that it is almost impossible to keep track of everything just by simply being there. Getting lost in the day-to-day responsibilities limits one’s ability to look at the bigger picture. The intuition that [...]

By | January 22nd, 2014|

How to Manage Beer Recipes using Brewery Software

OrchestratedBEER tracks your recipes digitally from start to finish. There are multiple processes that occur when creating a batch of beer so you need to be able to track those steps and account for what materials are being consumed and which lot of hops or malt you used along the way. There are also the obvious items you need to account for [...]

By | October 22nd, 2013|

How to purchase ingredients in OrchestratedBEER

If you're currently managing your hops contracts and ingredient ordering process with spreadsheets and paper, chances are you're doing a lot more work than you have to - and it's probably a pain point of your brewery's operations. Here's a rundown of how breweries can go digital with their ingredient procurement process. It all starts with your supply chain when you order [...]

By | July 17th, 2013|