FAQs

WHAT IS "THE 5TH INGREDIENT"?
The four main ingredients in beer are water, malt, hops, and yeast. The 5th Ingredient, as important as the other four, is Data. MORE INFO
Beer30, is a proprietary Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), that helps breweries improve quality and efficiency with their brewing operations by replacing paper logs, spreadsheets, and whiteboards, with tools for predictive, proactive, process improvement. MORE INFO
In September 2020, the team at The 5th Ingredient launched Bucha30, the world's first software system designed specially for kombucha breweries. Bucha30 is a proprietary Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), that helps kombucha breweries improve quality and efficiency with their operations by replacing paper logs, spreadsheets, and whiteboards, with tools for predictive, proactive, process improvement. MORE INFO
Unlimited! We believe in unlimited users as we log each action taken in the system with a timestamp and username. This helps with full transparency amongst operators and team members.
Beer30 and Bucha30 are completely cross platform - working on phones (both iOS and Android), tablets (iPads and Android), and laptops! We are also cross-browser compatible among Google Chrome, Safari, and Internet Explorer.
Beer30 and Bucha30 have pricing which is tiered based on the brewery's annual brewed output and which modules have been selected! Reach out to us below for a demo and more specific pricing.
We are extremely quick in getting Beer30 implemented at a brewery -- we can have the brewery created within 10 minutes, followed by a 90-minute training session on the brewing process side and another 90-minute training session for sales and distribution.
Beer30 is more than an inventory management system - it is designed to focus on full grain-to-glass tracking with an emphasis on brew process and quality. And Bucha30 is designed to focus on full tea-to-glass tracking. While most of our customers decide to switch entirely from a competitor, because of the modularity of our system, you can still keep a competitor and just use a few of our modules on brew process and quality analysis.
Yes! One of our key modules is an entirely digital brew process page! Most of our clients use a tablet for real-time data tracking!
With Beer30 and Bucha30, each of your sales reps can have their own login and can track their own account health! As the owner, this becomes super helpful to help compare between different metrics!
We have broken down modules into key areas of: Brew Process, Raw Material Lot Traceability, Sensory & Quality, Inventory & Distribution, Barrel Aging, Keg Tracking, Packaging Downtime, and Xero / QBO integration! Check out our product brochure for more details: MORE INFO
Cheers, from Currumbin Valley Brewing
Cheers! [@Currumbin Valley]
Beer30 on the brewhouse deck replacing paper logs, at Pals Brewing Company
Beer30 on the brewhouse deck replacing paper logs. [@Pals Brewing]
Track and analyze sensory data in Beer30, by Steve Hendo Henderson, Rockstar Brewer
Track and analyze sensory data in Beer30. [@Steve "Hendo" Henderson, Rockstar Brewer]
Tracking CIP data with Beer30, at Aether Brewing
Tracking CIP data with Beer30. [@Aether Brewing]
The Beer30 team is very community driven, here at Tech Coasts Angels QuickPitch 2019 Competition in San Diego, CA
The Beer30 team is very community driven! [@TCA QuickPitch 2019]
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