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Craft beer bars

Our own regular high street bar has now become a "trendy, hipster, craft beer bar". No John Smiths or Carling on the bar here...

Mackeson update!

We have learnt from Julie one of our readers that Mackeson is no longer being stocked at her local Tesco, Sainsbury's and other supermarkets.Is...

Two pints Please!

Is it just me or does anybody else have this problem. You know the scenario, there you are Friday night, dying for your first...

Glass care made easy

Is this glass washing product a game changer? Called Complete, it is manufactured by Proton a leading manufacturer of Innovative, technologically advanced chemical hygiene...

There are long white feathery bits in my Carling

You are feeling quite pleased with yourself, your customers say you have the best beer in town, you know this because you have your...
cellar cooler

Cellar cooling – Why bother?

A good system will maintain the keg/cask cellar at a temperature between 11 and 14C. The system is split into two halves, having an...
Co2-gas-reg

how long should a bottle of CO2 last with 11 gallon kegs

how long should a standard bottle of CO2 last when used with 11 gallon kegs. we seem to be using one nearly for each...

Why is my hand pump pulling air?

  Why is my hand pump pulling air?     Possible reasons The ale could still be highly conditioned some cask conditioned beers take a lot longer to clear...
Double Door Bottle Cooler

How to choose the right 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...
Lec Double Door Bottle Coolers

How to look after your Bottle Cooler

Bottle coolers, also known as a bottle fridge or back bar cooler, are great until they breakdown. A lot of calls to refrigeration companies...

Cleaning and sanitizing ice machines

A recent report in the Mail on Sunday reported that six out of ten restaurants had produced ice with more bacteria than toilet water....

Surger

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Zjx0rTyZys]Has any one on here got a Guinness Surger Unit on their bar and if so What do you think. More importantly what...

A flat beer story

Quite often I have a problem with so called 'flat beers' (including lagers). Check the gas in the cellar, make sure it is turned...
frozen-kegs

Frozen kegs and remote cooling problems

The extremely cold weather is likely to be with us for some time to come. So there are a couple of important items for...

Updated Christmas Checklist

Well, going by the number of times I have heard Slade telling me that “Here it is, Merry Christmas, everybody's having fun....” I can...