The 5th Ingredient® + Fermecraft

Key Benefits

Why would a brewer care about using Fermecraft with Beer30® ? How does Fermecraft help them?
Brewers are using Beer30® because they care about the quality and consistency of their beer. As a hardwired, industrial control system, Fermecraft ensures that batch recipes, and ferment profiles are exact for a consistent outcome first time… every time.

Fermecraft Features

The beauty of Fermecraft is it can be customized to suit your brewing needs.

You can choose to automate all parts of your  brewing production or you can install Fermecraft where you need it most and choose to bring additional features online when you need them.

You can be a startup brewing company or a long established operation; either way Fermecraft can deliver enormous benefits to your business, enabling you to

  • Control the entire brewing process from grain handling
    to fermentation
  • Monitor and control the performance of your chiller systems
  • Monitor and control the performance of your boiler systems
  • Install customized ferment profiles across all your fermentation vessels
  • Monitor and automate tank levels
  • Monitor and automate carbon dioxide supply and consumption
  • Connect to power supply facilities to monitor supply and consumption
  • Connect and monitor ancillary equipment such as grain silos,
    canners and bottle packaging lines
  • Track and control your waste outputs
  • Integrate with other operational data software systems
  • Scale up or down to suit your production needs
  • Minimize digital interference or signal drift through the
    integrity of the FermeNet cable
  • Operate a certified and validated safety system with confidence

Getting Started

How does a brewery get going with Fermecraft? Who do they reach out to for a demo?

We would love to talk about the advantages of Fermecraft.  Please email us at


The integration with Fermecraft is an exciting update for Beer30 customers as it allows our mutual customers to track temperature and pressure data set throughout the entire fermentation process, in live 6-hour increments. With this partnership, the breweries can focus on proactive process improvement and can start understanding and predicting how their consistent their products will be. Fermecraft’s innovative operations on the hardware capabilities allow us to really start looking at improved automation for more Beer30 customers!


The 5th Ingredient
Miami Lakes, FL

We have been working with the team at Beer30 for some time. Beer30 is a sophisticated brewing package that is finding wide acceptance from the brewing industry because of its ability to improve efficiency, reduce data corruption and ensure quality. We are excited to be included in the powerful team that also includes Precision Fermentation. What Beer30 and Precision Fermentation can do in the cloud, Fermecraft can implement on the brewery floor.

The 5th Ingredient

Ready to ditch the old-school methods of paper logs, whiteboards, and spreadsheets? Tired of trying to juggle multiple software systems to find a single solution that fits your process? Do other brewery software systems feel more like they were built for accountants rather than the brewer?

You need to talk to us!

The 5th Ingredient develops all-in-one brewery management systems that makes it easy to use your data for real-time process improvement.

Reach out for a free software demo and see how to #BrewMoreBeer and #BrewBetterBeer with #Beer30 or #BrewMoreBucha and #BrewBetterBucha with #Bucha30.

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

  • 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.


High level about the company
Fermecraft is a hardwired, tough, industrial control system that can automate all of your brewery hardware in one place. Suitable for new brewery builds or as a retro fit to an existing brewery, Fermecraft can streamline repetitive operations, ensure consistency of process and provide piece of mind while brewers are away from site. Fermecraft can now, seamlessly integrate into Beer 30 in order to reduce the reliance on human entered data by sharing operational data direct between the two platforms