Congratulations to the 2016 GABF WA Brewery Winners

Congratulations to the WA #GABF Medal winners! Twitter Brewery City @Barrel_Mountain Barrel Mountain Brewing Battle Ground @blackravenbrew Black Raven Brewing Co. Redmond @chainlinebrew Chainline Brewing Co. Kirkland @ChuckanutBeer Chuckanut Brewery Bellingham...

Grew what?…it….what? Gruit.

“Gruit.”   “Grew what?”…”it”….”what?” “Gruit.” The title is the typical response I get when I mention Gruits to friends. Gruits are a style of beer brewed without hops and well they are pretty darn good. Beer...

Maintain your Kegs With Ease

Imagine you just filled a line of kegs with your award winning beer and suddenly you realize you needed to maintain two out of the 57 or so kegs. You’re not quite sure at this point which keg is which. You get ready to spend a few hours tracking down the serial...

What do all these organizations have in common?

Airbnb CODE D-Link Fliptop Hi-media Groupe Stitcher Vodafone Dow Jones Lyft NASA Siemens Netflix Nokia Pinterest Slack Yelp Inuit King County Government, WA PBS Stripe The Seattle Times The US Department of State The CDC The answer: They all use Amazon Web Services or...

KegMetrics Feature and Status 2016-06-23

Welcome to the KegMetrics Developer’s Notes. This is a brief update with where we are at with development of KegMetrics. As you know KegMetrics is Keg Management Software that allows you to utilize your phone as a scanner to track your kegs. It does so much more...

The Magic of the Keg

Today I want to pause and share how magical the keg is. I’m not talking about the way it can keep beer isolated from light and air. I’m not talking about how this translates into a fresher beer longer. I’m not talking about how it really is the...

23 Ways to Sell more Beer with QR Codes

QR codes really are one of the most versatile innovations since the internet. Ok well maybe that’s a slight exaggeration, but it amazes me how little they are used for helping a customer do something valuable. That’s right, as you know your brewery...

WHY did I leave my job to start DashBrew?

People have asked me why I left a fairly long, lucrative career at Microsoft to pursue a “risky” endeavor of launching DashBrew and KegMetrics.  I will try to explain it best I can but honestly if you don’t have a desire to do something similar you may not fully...