There is consensus across the industry that implementing these technologies will improve efficiency and quality for breweries, bars and consumers. There are three main ways of rolling out a solution:
- startup companies that offer a bolt-on box and service to deliver data,
- traditional draft equipment suppliers, and
- a DIY approach.
Each has risks and benefits, so choosing the right approach is an important strategic decision. Beyond the basic data of flow, temperature and cleaning cycles, what additional insights can current machine learning and analytical techniques bring to light?