Dispense Problems

Trapped co2 in beer line

Hi, We’ve just opened a new bar with a cellar and we have cellarbuoys installed the whole nine yards! Last night one of our bar staff changed a  coupler and out the beer line in the co2 and co2 in the beer line. So we now have trapped co2 in the line and can’t pull the…

Hand Pull Issues

Evening All. Having a bit of an issue with some hand pulls and hoping someone could have the answer. I’m trying to sort some gas assisted hand pulls that are used to pour polypin cider. Although the engines are set for 1/4 pint pour over time they have got worse and now just sputter out…

Change in taste and smell

I am having constant problems with Carling, mainly Carling where the taste is horrible and it has a bad smell. Happens about two or three pints in ever dozen pints. I know its nothing to do with the glasses. Have and still having tec services out they say its one thing then another and can’t…

Carlsberg frothing due to warm weather

Hi all, newbie to site and to home beer dispensing too really. i have a setup in my shed, yes I’m a sheddie, I have 2 taps with jssmooth and carlsberg running through a maxi cooler. i serve the smooth with 70/30 gas and the lager with co2, the smooth doesn’t play up hardly at…

Will Angram handpump dispense Brewlock beers?

Hi there. Most of our UK beers in the USA use C02 to dispense but lately we’re getting a few brewlocks come in – Strongbow, Heinekin, Newcastle Brown etc where the beer itself is in a bladder and a small compressor forces air between the disposable keg and bladder and thus squeezes the beer through…

Concorde mini cooler freezing up

Evening, I’ve got a Concorde mini cooler, once the unit has been switched and allowed time to cool and an ice bank to build up, the unit will dispense as it should. If I leave it for an hour and come back it will no longer dispense; I can only assume that the Thermostat is…

tetley smooth

I am getting a very big head on my tetley smooth, having to top up after dispense, this is causing wastage, i used to just set glass on drip tray, pull until the smooth reaches top of glass and it would settle with a nice head, now the head is way to big

BEER ENGINE FAILURE

TCP taint

I have a problem wit one of my beer engines. In the middle of dispensing from a Firkin Cask the beer engine has stopped bringing the beer up to the tap but is producing just air. I have checked the hop filter (cleaned regularly once a week when the lines are cleaned) and that is…

Guinness problems

Hi all, i have just recently built a pub shed, everything is amazing lager is working perfectly (until it runs out and I have to buy another keg!) apart from my Guinness. When we had the opening day the Guinness was OK, it poured a bit quick but it looked like a normal pint of…