One of the most profitable items that a retailer can sell today is draft beer. The cost-per-ounce for craft beer in kegs is roughly 40-45% less than bottled beer. Installing and maintaining a draft dispensing system and using efficient serving practices should yield a higher profit margin. [Read more…]
For discerning beer drinkers, the quality of the flavor is worth paying for. According to data from the Brewers Association and other sources, many consumers are willing to pay more for the “affordable luxury” of craft beer, which is why the industry has grown steadily in 2014. That’s why craft beer and draft beer go hand in hand. If your business sells draft beer, you should learn about the craft beer statistics.
A Super Bowl party without good beer just isn’t a party.
Regardless of whether or not the type of glassware you choose for drinking makes a difference in taste, selecting your vessel can be as entertaining as what you pour into it. [Read more…]
Understanding the genes of yeast is big business. Yeast was one of the first DNAs to be sequenced and mapped, one of workhorse strains that is used in winemaking, baking, and brewing since ancient times. Since those times, new strains have been discovered and created, each one capable of making different kinds of beer, wine, spirits, and bread. By mapping out brewer’s yeasts in particular, scientists hope to understand why one yeast produces a pale ale and another one an amber. [Read more…]
For a true beer enthusiast, nothing compares to the crisp, cold, delicious taste of draft beer. The love of draft beer can be dated back to the times of medieval European monks, who sparked the evolving need to dispense fresh beer. Throughout the history of draft beer, systems needed to be developed that maintained carbonation and allowed for the beer to be served cold and poured without too much foam. [Read more…]
There is quite a lot to know about beer, besides the fact that it is one of our favorite beverages on this planet. If you’re a beer expert yourself, be sure to know that you’re officially known as a cerevisaphile (a word derived from the Latin name of the Roman goddess of agriculture, Ceres, and vis, meaning strength). [Read more…]