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Remember when cider making was all about the creative process of experimenting with bases, yeasts, flavors — before worrying about production management and quality control? We’re here to bring back the simple enjoyment in your craft.

Cidermaker Devices


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Ekos Cidermaker is our newest ekos_system, a custom cider management software that’s simple to use and allows you to manage your entire craft cider business from anywhere you are. We built it for your cider making process with custom features that give you autonomy and control — so you can make more_.

“After so many requests from some of the best up-and-coming cidermakers, we've created a custom ekos_system — specialized for YOUR production process.”

— Josh McKinney, ekos_ Founder & CEO

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You have specific cider making processes and cidery management needs. We’ll help you streamline the basics, simplify your workflow, and smooth your production process with customized features that allow Ekos Cidermaker to work how you work — so you can make more unique cider.

Cider Inventory
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Use one screen to monitor all your craft cider Inventory.

With all the varieties of cider you’re making it’s essential to know what ingredients you have on hand and how much cider you’ve already produced. Ekos Cidermaker keeps you ahead of the process with our cider inventory management software — so you can keep making more of your flavorful cider!

  • Use the visual brewery view or a reporting format to track your current brewery Inventory
  • Keep your Inventory updated as you go — so it’s always accurate
  • Track raw ingredient Inventory and project when your next order needs to be placed
  • Plan for the future by analyzing cost patterns of your craft cider brewery
Cider Production
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Customize every stage of your craft cider making production process.

We know the craft cider making process is different from other craft beverages. So we’ve worked hard to make it easy for you to customize any part of your cider production process with Ekos Cidermaker. Be confident that you can handle the changes you want to make to your craft cidery operations to bring bold new recipes and unique flavors to market with our robust, customizable cider management software.

  • Begin the cider making process in any tank you choose and start with as many bases as desired
  • After fermentation, split out batches to create many variations of your final product
  • Use reporting format or dashboard view to monitor your cider Production stats
  • Calculating Production costs are automatic and help in future planning
  • Keep up-to-date Production logs for your cider fermentation and conditioning process - as well as maintenance records
  • Report of Cidery Premises Operations made simple
Cider Sales
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Track and manage cider Sales with ease, so you can make more of ‘em!

Answers at your fingertips! Use your mobile devices to keep track of what you’ve got on hand so your Sales team has the information they need at the right time to keep the craft cider flowing. Ekos Cidermaker helps you to track Sales performance, check-in on leads and appointments, and create invoices — anywhere, anytime at no additional charge.

  • Sales pipeline is available to view from anywhere, on any device
  • Make sure you can fulfill orders by checking your cidery inventory on the go
  • Use your phone to create and send invoices
  • Use the CRM hub to check pending deliveries, order updates, and outstanding activities
  • The custom CRM reporting tools lets you monitor your ongoing Sales performance
Cider Accounting
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Keep tabs on all your Finances with this hub.

Know every move of every dollar and get familiar with the rhythm of your business financials. With Ekos Cidermaker, you can easily set-up and automatically generate a wide array of company reports so you can eliminate unknowns, reclaim control of your accounting, and create a profitable and sustainable business.

  • Integrates seamlessly with QuickBooks (Desktop and Online editions) to keep all your finances in a central location
  • Quick Overview Dashboard that shows all of your current cidery financials
  • TTB Reporting specific for cider makers
  • Easily generate Wine Premises Operations Report


Manage your brewery inventory on one simple screen

Knowing what you have in brewery inventory for both raw materials and packaged beer is key in running an efficient and profitable brewery. With ekos_ Brewery Management Software, you can use our brewing tools to help you plan ahead, so you never run out of the ingredients and materials you need to make more of your delicious beer!

  • View your current Brewery Inventory in the way that works for you — either in a spreadsheet or a more visual brewery view
  • Update Inventory as it’s used, so your walk-in is ready to go
  • Track beer Inventory, and forecast for when you’ll need to purchase more
  • Identify Inventory patterns and plan for the future of your brewery


Track it like it's hot. Keg Tracking is here!

Buying a new keg is great, unless you're replacing a lost one! Let us help you track your kegs so you can save more.

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ADD-ON Module

Keg Tracking

We know it's not really about the keg, but what's inside the keg that counts. You put your heart and craft into those suckers and if you lose them, for even a short period, it wastes precious time and money that should be going into your craft (filling the kegs!). And that's what matters, having the kegs you need when you need them.

Our Keg Tracking Module is a high-powered add-on to ekos_ that is customized for your brewery and works seamlessly with your ekos_system. Tracking kegs is just the beginning of Keg Tracking. You'll also improve your keg cycle, reduce keg purchases and minimize annual keg loss. AND on top of all that, it helps you'll keep track of your product so you always know the freshness — down to the day the brew went in.

Keep the cycle of your ekos_system stronger and more fluid as you grow with Keg Tracking. Making more is all about saving more.

Key Benefits

  • Improves your keg cycle
  • Reduces keg purchases
  • Reduces annual keg loss
  • Works seamlessly with your ekos_system
  • Keeps a full history of every keg
  • Scanning kegs is quick and painless
  • You'll always know the freshness of your product — down to the day the brew went in!


Our monthly pricing structure is scaled sustainably to match the size of your brewery and how many kegs you want to track.

How to get tracking

You fill out the form

Start by filling out "The form" below and send it over.

We follow up pronto

We'll follow up via email to ask/ answer questions and go over cost.

You give the go ahead

After you order and confirm, we'll enable Keg Tracking in your ekos_system.

We send training materials

Lastly, we'll send you all the training materials — but we'll still be here!

The form

Let's begin the process of adding Keg Tracking to your ekos_system. We'll follow up with you pronto!

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Keg Tracking

Track it like it's hot. Keg Tracking is here!

Buying a new keg is great, unless you're replacing a lost one! Let us help you track your kegs so you can save more.

Show Me How

Favorite features of ekos_cidermaker users

Custom Production

Custom Production

Customize your production process to match the way you make cider.

Cider Smart Forecasting

Smart Forecasting

See what you need and when you need it with our forecasting tools.

Concise View

Concise View

See your entire cider brewing business on one screen — Cider Production, Inventory, Sales, and Accounting.

Integrated System

Integrated System

One cidery system that integrates all your recipes, equipment, and scheduling.

Visual Facility

Visual Facility

Ekos facility view allows you to see and interact with your brewery in digital form.

Logical Operations

Logical Operations

Daily operations run smoother with our cider production software.

Simplified Process

Simplified Process

One easy-to-use cider making system to simplify all your batch details.

Drag and Drop

Drag and Drop

Change your inventory’s location throughout the cidery with our simple drag and drop tool.



Easily make multiple cideries work together.

The tools you need — everywhere you go.

Hands-on setup

We're craft-tech, hands-on with every ekos_system we set up. We'll walk you through every step of setting up your custom ekos_cidermaker system. Here's how it works:

Start Process

1. Start process

All you have to do is click the button below to send us a quick, easy email saying hello and that you’re interested.

Ask Cidermaker

2. Ask anything

Your personal Ekos specialist will reply with a demo video, pricing sheet, and an open line of communication.

Build it

3. We build it

After we know your specific cider brewery needs, our team goes to work. We’ll have your custom Ekos Cidermaker up and running in about a week.

Ekos Support

4. We stand behind it

We know it's scary using new technology. That’s why we guarantee personal support the whole way — which continues even after your system is Live!

Let's start the process

Let's do it!

You're joining a growing community of independent craft makers. We're very excited to start the ekos_ set-up process with you.
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Get your pricing info.

Ekos grows with you! Our pricing structure is based on your production size. Sending us the below info will allow us to give you pricing for your customized Ekos.
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