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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|

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|

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|

OBeer Mobile Production App Update

We just released OBeer v4.3 which also includes a stunning new update on the mobile side as well. Version 4.3 of the app is sure to initiate some fist bumps in the brew house once brewers get a taste of all the new stuff, (even the tank visuals got new digs). The OBeer Mobile Production App extends production capabilities out to the brewery [...]

By | June 29th, 2016|