Brewery Data
Management
Software

Beer30® by The 5th Ingredient® is an all-in-one craft brewery software that focuses on the quality of your beer while helping save time and increasing profits.

See what brewers have to say about our software

About The 5th Ingredient

Those with a taste and a mind for beer will already know of its four key ingredients: water, malt, hops and yeast. However, there is an equally as important fifth ingredient that is crucial for breweries looking to take their business to the next level. The 5th Ingredient helps breweries collect and utilize their data for proactive, predictive, process improvement. Our craft brewery software, Beer30 is a proprietary Software-as-a-Service that allows breweries to track data from grain-to-glass. Bucha30® by The 5th Ingredient is the world’s first Kombucha brewery management software system.

Our Mission

We believe that great products are built on great data. Our flagship product, Beer30, is designed by brewers for brewers with a core mission to brew more beer and brew better beer.

Data Driven Approach

The 5th Ingredient offers craft breweries a data driven approach so they can run more efficiently.

Process + Quality

Track all brew and packaging data.

Inventory Management

Brew real-time decisions with real-time inventory tracking of ingredient stock levels, availability and usages.

Cost Management

Understand your cost of goods (COGS) and track dollar value from grain-to-glass.

Tax Compliance

Streamline your tax data for easy reporting and system integration.

Why Choose
The 5th Ingredient

Brewery Data Management 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.

Kombucha Brewery Management 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.

What Our Customers Are Saying

We have grown our business in leaps and bound since launching the brewpub two and a half years ago. Back then we only had an annual production of 45,000 litres a year. Since opening the production facility in Dec 2018 and increasing…

DAVE WARD

CO-OWNER & HEAD BREWER
AETHER BREWING
QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA

We switched to Beer30 from Ekos about two years ago and it has been a smooth process since the day we signed on. The onboarding process was user friendly, easily navigable, and the Beer30 team was always there with a quick response…

RACHEL HOWARD

HEAD BREWER
OOZLEFINCH BEERS & BLENDING
VIRGINIA, USA

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. The team at Beer30 has been incredibly responsive to our needs and it feels like…

BRETT A. ROBISON

CO-FOUNDER & COO
SILVER BRANCH BREWING
MARYLAND, USA

 It was clear from our first demo of Beer30 that this software is different. We were ready to make a change from Orchestrated Beer and the brewing knowledge and customer service focus of the Beer30 team was a huge selling point for…

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JENNIFER BUSCH

VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE
KONA BREWING HAWAII
HAWAII, USA

“Pelican Brewing is fortunate to be growing rapidly. This growth has stressed systems that historically provided visibility of liquid staging & migration. A recent ERP/MRP change had us in a spiral with too much time being spent on data entry & too…

MARTIN G. BILLS

DIRECTOR OF BREWING OPERATIONS
PELICAN BREWING
OREGON, USA

As soon as I discovered the capabilities of Beer30 to help us manage process flow and data sharing within our brewery it was a no brainer to switch over from Orchestrated Beer. After only a few short weeks we began to see the cost…

MIKE FORAN

CO-FOUNDER & COO
MARKET GARDEN BREWERY
OHIO, USA

The switch from Orchestrated Beer to Beer30 has made our lives so much easier. Implementation and onboarding were quick and easy, and QBO integration was a breeze. Entering invoices and PO’s is wicked easy, and fixing any errors is usually just a…

TRACEY VIOTTO

PRODUCTION MANAGER
CENTRAL WATERS BREWING CO.
WISCONSIN, USA

Beer30 has been integral in getting all of our brewery data into one location that we are able to reference quickly. From raw materials and the brewing process, through finished goods and packaging, Beer30 provides the real-time information that is needed to make…

JONATHAN PORTER

OWNER / BREWER
SMOG CITY BREWING
CALIFORNIA, USA

After trying to implement other brewery management programs multiple times unsuccessfully over the last 5 years we thought we were doomed to live a life of mediocre spreadsheets. Other programs we tried lacked intuitive programming and we’d have brewers struggling to do…

WILLIAM GLASS

FOUNDER
THE BREWING PROJEKT
WISCONSIN, USA

With our previous management software, mathematical errors were just something we needed to get used to. Poor customer support and slow response times became the norm. Terrible design and inaccuracies were all I could take. We needed a change and knew there…

MATTHEW STEINBERG

CO-FOUNDER & HEAD BREWER
EXHIBIT ‘A’ BREWING
MASSACHUSETTS, USA

Implementation & onboarding was a dream. We were set up and running within hours. Prior to using Beer30 we had gone through the onboarding process with Orchestrated Beer and that took weeks. I was amazed at how easy Beer30 made it. Having…

RUDY WATKINS

HEAD BREWER
THIN MAN BREWERY
NEW YORK, USA

The best brewery software I’ve used. Designed to be used in real time, it has eliminated paper brew sheets. It enables us to track trends or look up old specs with a couple of keystrokes. Their customer support is unparalleled. Best part…

LISA BARCLAY

HEAD BREWER
BLINDMAN BREWING
ALBERTA, CANADA

Onboarding was quick and easy and the dashboard is extremely user-friendly. Daily operations are well organized to ensure everyone is on the same page. No need for a whiteboard anymore! Quick and easy access (using a laptop, tablet or phone!) to the…

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DAVID GAUVREAU

CO-OWNER & HEAD BREWER
SHEEPDOG BREWING
ALBERTA, CANADA

After many frustrations with our existing brewery management software, we began researching alternatives. We visited the Beer30 booth at CBC in Denver in 2021, and after talking with the Beer30 team and looking at what the software could do for us, we knew…

JONAS HURTIG

FOUNDER & HEAD BREWER
CABIN BREWING
ALBERTA, CANADA

Beer30 rules, they are easy to use for recipe iteration, process management and inventory/cost tracking and the developers don’t hassle you or constantly try to upsell you on stuff. Onboarding was extremely fast and easy and my staff use it without complaint…

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STUART KEETING

OWNER
EARTHBOUND BEER
MISSOURI, USA

The Moorebeer Team researched numerous software solutions in an attempt to identify ways of reducing the large amount of manual paperwork being used in our brewery as well as ways to streamline our overall end to end operational recording, monitoring and communications…

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PAUL M. HAWTHORNE

DIRECTOR
MOOREBEER BREWING CO.
NSW, AUSTRALIA

Beer30 has been a huge help in our business. The brew data, beer movement from kettle to tank to packaging to customers, inventory tracking, distribution, and the way it all integrates together is fantastic. There is a bit of a learning curve,…

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JOSH NORRIS

OWNER
WITCHDOCTOR BREWING COMPANY
CONNECTICUT, USA

We’re actively using Beer30 and we hit the ground running. The onboarding and training program was exceptional and we immediately were able to integrate and make use of the system to improve our data tracking through all areas in production. The system…

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CHARLES AARON

PRESIDENT AND CEO
JERSEY GIRL BREWING
NEW JERSEY, USA

I took over a brewery as head brewer in January and was left with no recipes, no record keeping, and zero processes in place. With a mountain of obstacles in my way, Beer30 has made it incredibly easy to quickly put systems…

SANDRA MURPHY

HEAD BREWER
FORT BREWERY & PIZZA
TEXAS, USA

Beer30 has been a very valuable asset to our company and has improved our workflow, inventory, and throughput processes. Onboarding was swift and easy and the Beer30 team has been extremely responsive and helpful. They continue to listen to their customers and…

TONY CORDOVA

HEAD BREWER
LUCKY HARE BREWING COMPANY
NEW YORK, USA

Beer30 has helped us minimize spreadsheets, paperwork & redundant data entry while increasing data accuracy, lot traceability and accountability. The handshake between operations and finances also gives us the ability to pinpoint inefficiencies and effectively address them. Beer30 continues to positively influence…

RJ TURSI

FOUNDER & CEO
EXILE BREWING
IOWA, USA

Beer30 has taken our production to the next level. At Your Mates Brewing Co, we tried unsuccessfully to onboard with other inventory systems due to long winded on-boarding processes. After making the decision, we had on boarded and were brewing within two…

CHRISTEN MCGARRY

OWNER
YOUR MATES BREWING CO.
QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA

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….

TOMMY WEAVER

CO-FOUNDER & BREWMASTE
DR HOPS KOMBUCHA BEER
CALIFORNIA, USA

We (Eddyline Brewery NZ) needed a solution to 1) comply with our Food Control Plan tracing requirements from grain to glass, 2) track every sale by batch and ABV for NZ excise tax reporting, 3) have a straightforward way of keeping up…

MIC HEYNEKAMP

OWNER
EDDYLINE BREWERY NZ
NELSON, NEW ZEALAND

ONCO Fermentations is excited to be the first NY brewery to sign on with The 5th Ingredient for all our brewery process, inventory, and analysis needs. We evaluated a lot of programs and this one hit all the buttons. Key to us…

ERIN BULLARD & BRIAN BULLARD

FOUNDERS
ONCO FERMENTATIONS, INC.
NEW YORK, USA

Since moving over to Beer30, we now have complete visibility across our brew data. Being able to review our past batch history and compare. Our systems and daily processes have been fast-tracked and overall productivity within our brewery has increased two-fold. Admin…

GERARD MARTIN

OWNER & CO-FOUNDER
RANGE BREWING
QLD, AUSTRALIA

What I love about Beer30 is the ability to graph any data from a single brand across multiple batches with just a few mouse clicks. It also saves me countless trips to the file cabinet when I’m doing my month end beer…

PAUL OETTINGER

HEAD OF MANUFACTURING & QA
PALS BREWING CO.
NEBRASKA, USA

Beer30 was relatively quick and efficient with getting us through the onboarding process and helping us learn how the software worked. They were ready to meet over zoom or on the phone any time we needed it. We had very little down…

DAVID KOZLOSKI

HEAD BREWER & CO-FOUNDER
GEARHOUSE BREWING CO.
PENNSYLVANIA, USA

Implementation and onboarding time took the better half of a week to fully complete. It was a very smooth process thanks to Beer30 being laid out in a way that accurately reflects the production process and how we view raw materials being…

SIMON BURHOE

HEAD BREWER
MAST LANDING BREWING CO.
MAINE, USA

Beer30 was quick to set up and get acquainted with. Having a brewing software that syncs directly to QBO was necessary and it is very easy to sync purchase orders and sales invoices over to our accountant. The sales and distribution module…

KOLAAN BUSBICE

HEAD BREWER
WAGON WHEEL BREWING CO.
CALIFORNIA, USA

Beer30 hands down has saved Pilot Project money, time, and resources by implementing a one-stop management platform for all brewery related work. From the in-depth brewing dashboard, COGS calculator, and accurate inventory to the distribution hub, QBO integration, and robust analytics. Most…

JORDAN RADKE

CO-FOUNDER & COO
PILOT PROJECT BREWING
ILLINOIS, USA

Beer30 was quick to set up and get the staff on-board with. The onboarding process was smooth, the customer support has been consistent, clear, efficient and extremely quick, and we immediately saw benefits of having our recipes, processes, and data in one…

ROZINA DARVESH

OWNER
NORTH BREWING CO.
NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA

Beer30 was an instant upgrade over our previous brewery management software for one simple reason: it’s software that brewers actually want to use. Instead of focusing on tedious steps for accounting purposes, Beer30 shifts the focus to how a brewer would use…

NICK BERGER

OWNER
THE GOOD SOCIETY BREWERY
WASHINGTON, USA

Beer30 has been a game changer in the overall organization of data collection, batch tracking and workflow across the brewery. As a growing business, amid a global pandemic, we could not have picked a better time to jump onboard with Pulkit and…

MAT JOHNSON

HEAD OF BREWING & QUALITY MANAGEMENT
FIVE BOROUGHS BREWING CO.
NEW YORK, USA

Using Beer30 is a breeze, setup was very easy but thorough, and has contributed to us making better beer. It has also made some of our reporting much easier, by being able to track costs and sales, as well as brewery production…

ANDREW DRAYTON

OWNER & HEAD BREWER
IRONBARK HILL BREWHOUSE
NSW, AUSTRALIA

Absolutely love this package! We can capture all the data from inventory to sale, in depth too. Graphs for ferment, ABV, PH and Gravity. Easy to design planner, with steps checked off all through the process. Brew day is smooth with this…

JOSH PENTREATH

TEAM LEADER
BAROSSA VALLEY BREWING
SOUTH AUSTRALIA, AUSTRALIA

As the director of brewing for Outworld Brewing I can’t say enough about the professionalism and customer support from the Beer30. Outworld Brewing is a brand new brewery and before we opened to the public, I wanted to change the way I…

MICHAEL HALL

HEAD BREWER
OUTWORLD BREWING CO.
COLORADO, USA

As a professional brewer, the more time I can spend on innovating products, customer relations and planning out the future of the brewery the better. Beer30 has helped me do that by not only streamlining our inventory management and production, but going…

JACOB NEWMAN

OWNER & HEAD BREWER
EDEN BREWERY
NSW, AUSTRALIA

Bryggverket used pen and paper tracking our beers for a long time. But as we grew we had to find a better system than that. I think I Googled for a week before finding anything that seemed to have what we needed…

PATRIK HELLSTRÖM

OWNER
BRYGGVERKET
UMEÅ, SWEDEN

For us being a new brewery (opened Oct 2020), Beer30 has helped us with some growing pains when it comes to production scheduling and cost analysis. One of my favorite features is the purchasing module and how it tracks inventory and ties…

BRAD WEST

OWNER
XUL BEER CO.
TENNESSEE, USA

I remember the days before Beer30 like it was yesterday. Back then, we were for the most part flying blind in many areas, like inventory and yeast generation tracking, in which Beer30 has since helped us grow exponentially more organized. As a…

STEPHEN REEVES

HEAD BREWER
MACLEOD ALE BREWING
CALIFORNIA, USA

In previous occasions we had tried data programs but the truth is that they were always inaccessible, in terms of costs, and quite complex to manage. When trying Beer30 we realized that in just 1 day we had put all our tanks,…

GERMÁN SCHILMAN

OWNER
CORAZÓN DE MALTA SA DE CV
JALISCO, MEXICO

The startup for Beer30 was pretty seamless for me. An easy walk through with PK on the demo was enough to feel confident I could operate the software. I love the depth of data that I can provide at my own discretion…

DOUG TIBBS

OWNER
CHANDLERS FORD BREWING
ALABAMA, USA

Beer30 has been instrumental to our brewery by allowing us to implement processes in a much faster and more convenient way than our previous manual system. Pulkit and the team are always on standby to offer assistance and consistently working on ways…

JOHN SCOTT MADILL

OWNER
BOILING POT BREWING
QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA

Beer30 is a new approach to software, designed for a new approach to making beer and running a brewery. Over the past year, Beer30 has grown up with us. While it currently provides us with about 75% of what we need, it…

MATT WEST

CO-FOUNDER
LATCHKEY BREWING
CALIFORNIA, USA

Beer30 is a great all round tool for any brewery operator. The customer service is next level. The app is constantly being upgraded with features. I feel like we are only using it to a small amount of its potential, it has…

SMOKEY PETE WHELDON

CO-FOUNDER
CURRUMBIN VALLEY BREWING
QUEENSLAND, AUCO-FOUNDERSTRALIA

We had used or tested out several other management programs but none of them checked all of the boxes that we were looking for. Beer30 has allowed us to focus on our processes and then be able to overlay them to ensure…

CHRIS ROBERTS

CO-FOUNDER & HEAD BREWER
RED CROW BREWING CO.
KANSAS, USA

We found that Pulkit and his team have been very receptive about new ideas and upgrades for the software. We don’t use The 5th Ingredient for accounting. We primarily purchased the application as I wanted better visibility into what our inventory was….

JOHN REYNOLDS

FOUNDING PARTNER
SLOW POUR BREWING CO.
GEORGIA, USA

Tidal Creek selected Beer30 about 18 months ago and is very pleased with the decision. Beer30 is a great tool to help us manage production, inventory and purchasing and easily syncs with QBO. Pulkit and his team continue to work on adding…

ADRIAN SAWCZUK

CO-FOUNDER
TIDAL CREEK BREWHOUSE
SOUTH CAROLINA, USA

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