Sunday, August 9, 2020

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How to look after Cask Ales (Real Ales)

The condition of Cask Conditioned beer (Cask Ale, Real Ale),when dispensed will depend on the way it has been looked after in your cellar....

Stillaging (Thrawling) Real Ale

Wherever possible casks must be stillaged (thrawled) (A stillage is any device on which a cask is placed for use, this may be...

Tapping – Real Ales

The recess in the Keystone plug must be wiped with a clean cloth before tapping with a clean and sterile...

Spiling (Pegging, Venting) Real Ales

Cellar temperature is vitally important. If too warm (in excess of 60 deg F) a vigorous fermentation can be anticipated. Whilst if...

Tilting – Real Ales

Great care should be taken when tilting to avoid disturbing the beer. A cask should never be tilted until approximately one third of its...

Vertical Stillaging Cask Ales

We haven’t really covered vertical extraction on here in any great detail yet. Perhaps if we go through a few pointers please feel free...

Porous Pegs – Real Ales

Twin (or double) porous pegs are used in such a way that they eliminate the need for separate soft and hard pegs. Made...

Connecting Cask Ale for sale

Cask Beer must always be examined for smell, taste and clarity before connection to the beer dispense equipment, preferably as...

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 11 - 13...