Common problems with Cask beer dispense

My Keg Cream Flow Bitter is serving flat

My keg Lager is fobbing.

Glass Care

Common problems with Cask beer dispense

My Cask beer is flat and tastes off? Your beer might be too cold. Check cellar temperature it should be around 52-53 degrees Fahrenheit 13 degrees centigrade. How long has…

My Keg Cream Flow Bitter is serving flat

All keg cream flow or extra smooth bitter products have a device fitted on the end of the tap called a diffuser. The diffuser is designed to liberate nitrogen from…

My keg Lager is fobbing.

If lager is to be dispensed correctly and without waste it should be served chilled at temperatures between 4 and 6 degrees centigrade. Coolers are used to reduce the temperature…

Glass Care

Often the most neglected item in the bar, a dirty glass can ultimately destroy all your hard work and care in trying to serve the perfect pint .We cannot overstate…

Changing a keg of beer

guinness coupler

Changing a keg of beer should be a straight forward procedure; however it is always better to be shown how to do cellar-work by a trained cellar person and then use this as a reference. Half past ten on a Saturday night isn’t the best time to be learning how to change a keg of…

How to clean keg beer lines

Line-cleaning

The most important, yet one of the most hated jobs for Landlords or Landladies alike is beer line cleaning. Probably because cleaning keg beer lines, takes up, what most publicans have little of…“Time”. As a result this is often neglected and can be catastrophic to a business. If you don’t have clean lines, your keg…

How to choose the right bottle cooler

Double Door Bottle Cooler

Choosing the correct bottle cooler for your business can be a daunting task with so many makes and models on the market. There are huge differences in so many models, but for all the recent improvements in efficiency and design, the price of a new bottle cooler still reflects the quality of product you receive.…

Cask Ales

Common problems with Cask beer dispense

Beer-Engines

My Cask beer is flat and tastes off?

Your beer might be too cold. Check cellar temperature it should be around 52-53 degrees Fahrenheit 13 degrees centigrade.
How long has your beer been on service, it might be past its best?
Was your cask vented properly?

My Cask beer tastes of vinegar and has off tastes?

Your beer has been on service too long and has gone off. Probably infected

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Do you need Renovating?

glass

Well it comes to us all sooner or later, the need to to put back the sparkle into our lives, I mean glass ware. Here at Inndoctor we suggest that you Renovate your beer glasses sooner rather than later. As we are coming up to what we all hope is our busiest trading period,  dare we mention the…

How to look after your Bottle Cooler

Lec Double Door Bottle Coolers

Bottle coolers, also known as a bottle fridge or back bar cooler, are great until they breakdown. A lot of calls to refrigeration companies could be prevented by carrying out some simple preventative maintenance procedures. The most common cause of breakdown is dust in the condenser blocking the air flow Just by cleaning the condenser…

Cleaning and sanitizing ice machines

Ice Machine

A recent report in the Mail on Sunday reported that six out of ten restaurants had produced ice with more bacteria than toilet water. None of the samples found presented an immediate health danger, but four contained such high levels of microbes the restaurants should be considered a “hygiene risk”, according to a Government accredited…