10 Signs of Local Beer Market Saturation

We have seen brewery numbers increase dramatically and consistently lately.  I wanted to look more at what signs might indicate possible market saturation.  I believe saturation will happen at some point and it will happen at the local level. Specifically, I mean that...

Top 10 Take Aways from #cbc16

Here’s a condensed list of the top 10 most interesting learnings I got out of CBC16 (in no particular order.)  Of course there were a ton more but if I listed them all out I think you all would not read them. Enjoy and we hope to see you next year. -DashBrew It’s a...

Are Coconut Beers the new IPA?

Everywhere I turn it seems like a Coconut beer is being highlighted. Coconut does offer a nice refreshing flavor in the hot summer months. And let me tell you, I am a coconut freak. I love coconut everything so coconut beer is right up there. Honestly though I...

12 Reasons to try KegMetrics

This is a short concise list of reason to try KegMetrics today.  We are a small growing company.  Just like you. Eliminate keg collars for internal use Automate your KPI number crunching Get your kegs back faster Social media updates right from your operations Grow...

Takt Time is the benchmark to selling more beer

In simple terms the Takt time is the sell rate or the time the a product needs to be completed because of demand from the customer. In mathematical terms: takt time = Available time for production / required units of production Why is this important?  Basically you...

Do You know your Beer Operation Terms?

I love discussing optimization of productions.  It starts with understanding some basic terms.  You might use your own terms for your brewery, but if the time ever comes to talk with someone outside of your organization on operations you’ll likely want to have...

7 WA Beer Festivals with Dates and Locations

We love beer festivals and with the warm season upon us we thought it would be good to consolidate the information on Washingtonbeer.com into a single posting for easy reference.  There are of course many more beer festivals but this will get you going. Let us know if...