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Company Adds Fifth Ingredient to Beer: Data

Source: NBC San Diego 7
November 21, 2018
  • One business owner contends that data is a key part of the equation for a good beer. Read More

Company Adds Fifth Ingredient to Beer: Data

Source: San Diego Business Journal
November 19, 2018
  • Software: More Than 100 Data Points Tracked In Brewing Biz Processes. Water, hops, grain and yeast. Pulkit Agrawal became familiar with beer's four main components while working for San Diego's largest brewery, Ballast Point. Read More

  • Brewing a bunch of beers well and doing so consistently over time can’t be done by man alone. Behind every great brewery is also some sort of software to keep everything on track... Read More

  • A former engineer at one of San Diego’s best-known craft breweries — Ballast Point — has launched his own software company to take on one of the biggest hangups in brewing: keeping tabs on beer data. Read More

The 5th Ingredient: 1-year Milestone!

Source: The 5th Ingredient
October 17, 2018
  • Today, October 17, 2018, is a pretty important day for The 5th Ingredient... it's our 1-year anniversary! We just wanted to take a moment to thank you for your support throughout this past year! It is because of constructive feedback, questions, and introductions from you and other believers in our vision, that The 5th Ingredient has had a successful first year! Read More

  • The four ingredients in beer are water, malt, hops, and yeast. The 5th Ingredient, as equally important as the other four, is data! Read More

Harvard - Celebrating Engineers Week - Pulkit K. Agrawal, SB '15

Source: Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
February 22, 2018
  • As founder and CEO of a startup, I love the necessity to wear numerous hats! I am no longer just working as an engineer and project manager who coordinates between numerous teams, as I am now required to actually execute and address the needs of all aspects of the business. This has forced me to develop new skills in the realm of branding and marketing, sales to potential clients, meetings and on-site visits with current clients, accounting practices, legal documents, and insurance paperwork, and finally - software development and brewery process engineering. My Google Calendar is certainly my best friend! Read More