5 Reasons to Attend Orchestrate 2019

5 Reasons to Attend Orchestrate 2019   The best minds in the craft beer industry will descend on Portland this February for Orchestrate 2019, our annual user conference. Our last conference helped attendees “Level Up” with a rad 8-bit retro video game theme. This year’s theme is all about helping amp up your business and “Rock Your Craft” in 2019. [...]

By | January 7th, 2019|

Diversifying Your Brewery: Coffee

Diversifying Your Brewery: Coffee Our “Expansion Series” addresses tips for managing the multiple production processes involved with diversifying your business into other growing segments of the craft beverage industry. We previously tackled the basics of setting up a Cidery and examined the world of Spirits and Ready-to-Drink Cocktails. In our final article of the series, we research the fast-growing trend [...]

By | September 5th, 2018|

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|

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|

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|