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18 Essential Apps and Tools for Your Commercial Brewery

A passion for hops and the art of brewing is one that is taking the world by storm. Launching your own commercial brewery, complete with a signature brew and an avid fanbase is the dream for many beer brewing enthusiasts. However, it is fundamentally a business. It cannot succeed on passion alone. It must also […] ... Read More

  October 15, 2020     

Beer Marketing Strategies in a Global Pandemic and the Best 5 Tactics Heading into 2021

Building and maintaining a strong, consistent brand is fundamental to any marketing strategy. A solid brand fosters recognition, trust, and brand loyalty. Your marketing strategy should focus on building brand equity because it plays a significant role in your brewery’s long-term sustainability. Brand loyalty is a key factor in customer retention ... Read More

  October 5, 2020     

The Ultimate Guide to Beer Profit Margins & More

With so many competitors in the beer industry, how do you make sure your brewery survives and thrives? Here we’ll tell you all you need to know about brewery profit margins – and much more, including how to price your beer, and how to track and optimise your performance with brewery software. We’ll start by […] ... Read More

  October 1, 2020     

Craft beer industry performance in numbers

Beer drinking has changed in recent years with the emergence of smaller breweries creating bespoke beers. Collectively known as the craft beer industry, it has been one of the fastest growing sectors of the last decade. From booming demand for high ABV craft beer, to the move to brewery software, here are some of the […] ... Read More

  September 21, 2020     

Vault City Brewing talk sour beer, brewery software & lockdown

Even as pubs start to reopen in the UK, and lockdown measures ease elsewhere, it seems the way in which people enjoy a beer may have changed permanently. A month after reopening, pub sales are still looking low with alcohol sales in supermarkets and online stores soaring by comparison. With the move to online orders […] ... Read More

  August 13, 2020     

Beverage Sector Performance in 2020 – Unleashed Special Report

The beverage industry story has been particularly dramatic, with rapid expansion and growth in the last two years, followed by a turbulent ride through the recent pandemic. With shutdowns affecting retail outlets and hospitality venues in particular, some players have been hard hit – while others have benefited from spikes in consumer demand. In ... Read More

  May 26, 2020     

How To Start Your Brewery On The Path To Success

The craft beer industry has had an exciting ride, with a pre-Covid Compound Annual Growth Rate of 14.1% and a forecasted market valuation of US$107.85 billion by 2024, according to Business Wire. Knocked back just 7% in sales volumes during the height of 2020 lockdowns, according to Unleashed Software’s own data, the beer industry overall [&helli ... Read More

  May 20, 2020     

How You Can Leverage Your Brewery at BrewCon19

Come join us for BrewCon19 in Melbourne for three jam-packed days where you’ll get to attend seminars, listen to great international speakers, learn at workshops and more. Get your tickets because you won’t want to miss out on the largest brewing trade expo in Australia. Join the Unleashed Software team at stand L-M, along with […] ... Read More

  August 26, 2019     

Unleashed Heads to Glasgow for Brewers Lecture

Brewers Journal is holding Brewers Lectures — a series of half-day lectures to inspire change, encourage discussion and share brewing expertise. This series is held five times a year across the UK and Ireland. The team at Unleashed will be sponsoring and attending the July lectures in Glasgow. We’ll be there to present our tips […] ... Read More

  July 19, 2019     

World Wide Web Wednesday #23

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Non-Alcoholic Brews: The Next Big Thing? Non-alcoholic brews are niche segment, but one that big brewers are keen to get into. Consumers demand health-conscious products, prompting drinkers to turn to beers without the adverse [& ... Read More

  February 14, 2018     

Unleashed Leverages Your Beverage Manufacturing Business

A common use for Unleashed is to use it for food or beverage manufacturing. One of the most common questions that comes up for new customers is how to set Unleashed up for food or beverage manufacturing. To set this up in Unleashed, let’s keep three processes in mind: purchasing, manufacturing, and sales. In this […] ... Read More

  January 27, 2018     

Millennials and The Alcoholic Beverage Industry

Industry data shows that millennials are not only drinking less alcohol than older generations, but that they are more likely to reject beer in favour of wines and spirits. Brewers however, shouldn’t panic about brewery inventory sitting idle on the shelf. Craft beer continues to dominate the category with global studies showing the craft beer [& ... Read More

  January 13, 2018     

World Wide Web Wednesday #17

Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy! Oracle’s founder challenges Amazon and other competitors to a battle in the Cloud In a recent meeting with financial analysts, Larry Ellison, founder and long-time CEO of Oracle shared his perspectives on why Oracle’s [&h ... Read More

  December 20, 2017     

Lean manufacturing for breweries

The process of brewing a quality beer can be particularly labour intensive and it’s a process that takes time. Mill, mash, lauter, boil, whirl, cool, ferment and carbonate, there’s a lot going on so it is important for breweries to find ways to optimise production approaches to increase brewing efficiencies. Why you should employ lean [… ... Read More

  November 6, 2017     

Supply Chain Management: The Supply and Demand of Beer

The basic tenet of a market economy is arguably the concept of supply and demand. The quantity of which a product or service is demanded by your customers will dictate the amount of a product or service delivered by you as the supplier. In addition to this, supply and demand variables can be impacted according […] ... Read More

  August 5, 2017     

Getting a taste of the UK with Unleashed customers and partners

By Stephen Jones, Unleashed UK Territory Manager Last Thursday evening, Gareth and myself had the pleasure of hosting a number of Unleashed customers and partners in London. The event was timed for Gareth’s trip to the UK during London Tech Week, and was held at the premises of an Unleashed customer, Anspach & Hobday, in […] ... Read More

  June 23, 2017     

Epic Beer Grows Business With Efficient Inventory Software

Ed Jeffries, production manager of Epic Brewing Company, fitted right into Epic. Despite her background in wines, she likes beer people. “They are more real, like myself. They don’t mind sharing brewing secrets. If you take a sip and ask, ‘How did you do that?’, they’ll tell you, ‘I did this… and I tried th ... Read More

  June 20, 2017     

Boost Your Brewing Process With Better Inventory Management

Having the right inventory management system is a critical component of successful beer brewing and the changes in demand and production. ... Read More

  November 3, 2016