Brewery Data Management Software

TRANSFORM YOUR DATA INTO COST SAVINGS

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Ready to ditch the old-school methods of paper logs, whiteboards, and spreadsheets? Tired of trying to juggle multiple software systems to find a single solution that fits your process? Do other brewery software systems feel more like they were built for accountants rather than the brewer?

You need to talk to us!

The 5th Ingredient develops all-in-one brewery management systems that makes it easy to use your data for real-time process improvement.

Reach out for a free software demo and see how to #BrewMoreBeer and #BrewBetterBeer with #Beer30 or #BrewMoreBucha and #BrewBetterBucha with #Bucha30.

Beer30 Software
  • Track all process data to ensure full traceability from grain-to-glass.
  • Understand the COGS behind each batch and better analyze your profit margins.
  • Perform sensory and VDK analysis on a daily basis, along with many other quality checkpoints.
  • ... and more!
Bucha30 Software
  • Brew into the same mother tanks and track fermentation profiles over months and years.
  • Understand the way your SCOBY health is doing as you harvest and repitch into new brews.
  • Track inventory for base sugars and teas, hops, and flavored tea adjuncts.
  • ... and more!

Benefits of Brewery Management Software

IMPROVE
QUALITY

Compare all batch history and process data point to make sure your beer quality is consistent.

Quality - Beer Fermentation Data
Fermentation profiles - Gravity by Ferm Day.
INCREASE
OUTPUT

Compare overall production yields and assess sales data to understand how to best increase your overall output.

Brewery - Sales and Production Output Charts Data
Sales data by week/month/year.
REDUCE
COST & TIME

With data at your finger tips across mobile, tablet, and laptops, save time and costs by eliminating redundancies at your brewery.

Brewery - Dashboard to understand tank utilization for costs and time management
Beer30 Dashboard with tank management.

What our customers are saying

Aether Brewing

... What really blew us away was the speed of implementation. 24 hours from decision to go with Beer30 and we had loaded our inventory, stock, what was in our tanks and set up for packaging. Then 36 hours after decision, we were brewing with the support of Beer30.” [Read More]

Dave Ward, Co-Owner & Head Brewer
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Silver Branch Brewing

Switching from Ekos to Beer30 has been a no-brainer for us. The ability to see a development roadmap and get really active support has been a game changer... Very cool stuff. Finally, a brewing software that we're excited about! [Read More]

Brett A. Robison, Co-founder & COO
Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
Market Garden Brewery

As soon as I discovered the capabilities of Beer30 ... it was a no brainer to switch over from Orchestrated Beer. After only a few short weeks we began to see cost savings in time and materials from this cloud based solution. The process insights have empowered our entire team ... to grow our business and profitability.[Read More]

Mike Foran, Co-Founder & COO
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Dr Hops Kombucha Beer

Bucha30 was a real game changer for our business. Having the history of that continuous brew right there, being tracked at all times is invaluable. I can see every action that’s been done with it and the information is easy to read. ...There really isn’t anything that can replace the value of this kind of service.[Read More]

Tommy Weaver, Co-Founder & Brewmaster
San Leandro, California, USA

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Learn more about how our software will transform your craft brewing business

The 5th Ingredient Brochure, Beer30 and Bucha30
How can The 5th Ingredient help you?
MY ROLE IS
PROCESS

Tired of inefficiencies from paper logs, spreadsheets, or multiple systems of information? Track all Brew, Ferment, Filter, BBT, Package, Yeast data. From any device. All in one place.

DISTRIBUTION & SALES

Which of your accounts are the hottest and which are slowing down? Run analytic reports on accounts by sales orders, price sheets, and account information.

REPORTS

Want to see how much that batch of beer cost? Run reports on losses, efficiencies, and batch specific overhead.

SENSORY & QUALITY

Ensure the quality of your beer is consistent across batches by rating the beer on any sensory attribute and see it on a flavor wheel!

TANK SCHEDULING

Ditch the whiteboard. Optimize your brew schedule, tank usage, & projections. It's at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

SENSORY & QUALITY

Ensure the quality of your beer is consistent across batches by rating the beer on any sensory attribute and see it on a flavor wheel!

XERO & QBO SYNC

Sync Beer30 with Xero and QuickBooks Online for contacts, sales orders / tax invoices, and purchase orders.

CONTACT MANAGER

Track your relationships with accounts, vendors, and distributors. Record notes, actions and metrics.

YEAST

Is your yeast healthy to be able to brew? Create yeast genealogy trees to track yeast that is new, pitched, harvested, and propagated.

INVENTORY

Track ingredient availability for grains, hops, and adjuncts, while evaluating losses, costs, quality, and analyzing lot traceability.

INVENTORY

Track ingredient availability for grains, hops, and adjuncts, while evaluating losses, costs, quality, and analyzing lot traceability.

KEG TRACKING

Know the history of everything in a specific keg and track individual keg locations using keg specific numbers!

TANK SCHEDULING

Ditch the whiteboard. Optimize your brew schedule, tank usage, & projections. It's at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

CHARTS

Are your daily gravities, temperatures, and overall times on par? Recognize issues before they become problems by graphing all process data.

PROCESS

Tired of inefficiencies from paper logs, spreadsheets, or multiple systems of information? Track all Brew, Ferment, Filter, BBT, Package, Yeast data. From any device. All in one place.

NOTIFICATIONS

Subscribe to real-time text and email alerts to keep you updated & aware of everything happening at your brewery!

INVENTORY

Track ingredient availability for grains, hops, and adjuncts, while evaluating losses, costs, quality, and analyzing lot traceability.

PROCESS

Tired of inefficiencies from paper logs, spreadsheets, or multiple systems of information? Track all Brew, Ferment, Filter, BBT, Package, Yeast data. From any device. All in one place.

SENSORY & QUALITY

Ensure the quality of your beer is consistent across batches by rating the beer on any sensory attribute and see it on a flavor wheel!

BARREL AGING

Track all cask data individually with beer, adjuncts, and microflora additions. Then, view notes and historical reports to see what happened in every cask that lead to that magical barrel aged blend!

TANK SCHEDULING

Ditch the whiteboard. Optimize your brew schedule, tank usage, & projections. It's at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

YEAST

Is your yeast healthy to be able to brew? Create yeast genealogy trees to track yeast that is new, pitched, harvested, and propagated.

CHARTS

Are your daily gravities, temperatures, and overall times on par? Recognize issues before they become problems by graphing all process data.

NOTIFICATIONS

Subscribe to real-time text and email alerts to keep you updated & aware of everything happening at your brewery!

BARREL AGING

Track all cask data individually with beer, adjuncts, and microflora additions. Then, view notes and historical reports to see what happened in every cask that lead to that magical barrel aged blend!

KEG TRACKING

Know the history of everything in a specific keg and track individual keg locations using keg specific numbers!

CONTACT MANAGER

Track your relationships with accounts, vendors, and distributors. Record notes, actions and metrics.

DISTRIBUTION & SALES

Which of your accounts are the hottest and which are slowing down? Run analytic reports on accounts by sales orders, price sheets, and account information.

REPORTS

Want to see how much that batch of beer cost? Run reports on losses, efficiencies, and batch specific overhead.

XERO & QBO SYNC

Sync Beer30 with Xero and QuickBooks Online for contacts, sales orders / tax invoices, and purchase orders.

What's new at The 5th Ingredient

4 Steps to Brew Better Beer with Brewery Analytics

4 Steps to Brew Better Beer with Brewery Analytics

By following these four steps on improving the fundamentals of data analytics at your brewery, you can lead the efforts to transform your data into cost savings.

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'The 5th Ingredient’ Launches World's First Software for Kombucha Brewers

'The 5th Ingredient’ Launches World's First Software for Kombucha Brewers

We have launched Bucha30 - the first software designed to track inventory, quality, production, SCOBY, and accounting, specifically for Kombucha breweries.

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Our Founders’ Story: Where they started, how they got here, and plans for The 5th Ingredient’s future

Our Founders’ Story: Where they started, how they got here, and plans for The 5th Ingredient’s future

Our “The 5th Ingredient” Founders, Pulkit (PK) and Ryan, aren't your everyday software developers. They both have extensive experience in the brewing industry.

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