Professional solutions for Craft breweries and distilleries

Services

What kind of solutions can we provide your business?

Alcohol Taxes & Reports

We can handle your ABC State Excise and Federal TTB tax and report preparation for beer, wine and spirits.

Logistics

Streamline inventory, ordering, scheduling and all other day-to-day tasks that sap a lot of time and resources. We can help find solutions to save you both time and money.

Statistical Analysis

We can crunch the numbers and help give you insight into how well your brewhouse, distillery, cellar or taproom are operating with custom reports and analysis.

Software & IT

As your brewery grows it will utilize more and more technology. We can help you implement new software, customize it for your unique needs and provide training for staff. We can even help you manage it on a more long-term basis.

Current and Past Projects

  • Assisted in startup of a 5 barrel brewery including production facility layout, equipment decisions, draft system design, recipe formulation and brewing execution
  • Formalizing and documenting SOP's, including regular updates and revisions
  • Trained startup breweries on production equipment usage and safety
  • Testing beer microbiology, including lacto/pedio, wild yeast, and other bacteria
  • Ongoing brewery software implementation, maintenance and training
  • Wrote and designed a custom iPhone app which calculates ABV/ABW percentages, converts between different gravity units and finds volumes of dissolved carbon dioxide in finished beer
  • Researched and implemented new conditioning procedures which reduced carbonation time by an average of 5 days
  • Created an integrated, Excel-based inventory, scheduling and forecasting system which included an online web view of tanks' status
  • Created and managed an Excel and Google Sheets based tax preparation worksheet for state and federal brewery taxes

About us

Based in Birmingham, Al, our #1 goal is to help local craft beverage producers improve their business and products. We want to do our part to make the local craft scene even better with improved quality and more efficient production.
Improving Craft Brewing and Distilling with Professional Solutions
  • We have years of professional brewing experience including cellaring, packaging, barrel-aging, QA/QC, lab work and tax preparation just to name a few. Our superior research and problem-solving skills will bring you answers to all your breweries pressing needs.

  • Proprietary information will always remain confidential and we will always communicate with you any privacy or security issues that may arise. We pride ourselves on our honesty, integrity and professionalism when dealing with all our clients.

  • We know you don't like to waste time and neither do we. Our projects are completed quickly and efficiently so that your business can be running at 100% as promptly as possible.

Who We Are

FOR NOW IT'S A ONE MAN SHOW

ADAM KOLASA

Owner and Founder of Higher Gravity Consulting.
With years of professional brewing experience and a wide variety of technical, analytical and problem-solving skills, Adam wants to use his Mathematics and Computer Science degrees to help your brewery prosper.

Contact Us

We would love to find custom solutions to help your brewery run more smoothly. Let us know what we can do to help or if you have any questions send us a message below.