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fall beer

Top Client Fall Beers Released in 2017

With Summer officially over and Fall being here, we at VicinityBrew Software are looking forward to all the fall beer releases in 2017. Whether it’s a porter, stout, or Oktoberfest beer, being the beer lovers we are, we love seeing our clients create new seasonal and one-off beers each season. Here are the top 8…

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VicinityBrew Software at Southern Brewers Conference 2017

VicinityBrew Software is proud to announce that they will be attending and exhibiting exciting new features of their Brewery Management Software at the 2017 Southern Brewers Conference in Nashville, TN. The show will take place from August 23rd to 25th. The conference will be held in the heart of downtown Nashville at Music City Center.…

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craft brewers conference

10 Sessions We Can’t Wait for At CBC 2017

It’s time for CBC 2017. We at VicinityBrew Software are gearing up for the 2017 Craft Brewer’s Conference in Washington, D.C. on April 10-13th. This will be our 5th time exhibiting at this excellent annual brewing industry event, and we are excited to connect with all the breweries there! In addition to our excitement towards…

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Solving Common TTB Errors with VicinityBrew

TTB Reporting Made Easy The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau claims that more than 50% of TTB reports filed by US breweries are submitted with errors that require correction on the brewery’s part. The general consensus indicates that the cause of most errors on the Brewers Report of Operations (BROP) stem from issues…

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Enhanced Forecasting Software Webinar

In December 2016 at Brewbound’s Session in San Diego, we announced our newest integration with SkuBrain’s Demand Forecasting Software, a Halo BI product. This new and exciting integration extends VicinityBrew’s scheduling functionality with flexible, dynamic, and proven forecasting software for brewers delivering enhanced demand and production planning. SKU Brain can read sales history from VicinityBrew…

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Software ROI Versus Opportunity Cost

Learn 5 ways to justify your brewery management software.

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Large sized breweries

Large-Sized Craft Brewery Growing Pains & Solutions

Let’s take a look at large-sized craft breweries (who, generally speaking, produce over 100k BBL annually) and the most common business challenges they face. When breweries reach this level, it’s all about bringing things together. Managing multiple production facilities, defining more precise operations with process steps built into recipes, and integrating with control systems. This…

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4 Things We Love About the Brewing Industry

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, those of us at VicinityBrew Software have been thinking about the people and things that we love. One of the things we all love is the brewing industry as a whole. To us, beer is not just any industry. It is filled with unique and delicious varieties of…

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hangar 24

Client Success Story – Hangar 24 Craft Brewery

In early 2014, Hangar 24 Craft Brewery implemented VicinityBrew Software with Microsoft Dynamics GP to fulfill their brewery management needs. Hangar 24’s initial goal was to gain visibility across sales, inventory and packaging in order to better track raw materials moving through the brewery. Joe Savage, former Production Manager was one of the key players…

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medium brew

Medium-Sized Craft Brewery Growing Pains & Solutions

Let’s take a look at medium-sized craft breweries (who produce between 20k and 100k BBL annually) and the most common business challenges they face. As you grow, your brewery will have an increasing need for a robust financial and distribution application. As your production grows, so does your brewery’s need for a management system with greater functionality.…

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