St. Patrick’s Day is arguably one of the greatest beer-drinking holidays of all time. With Saint Patrick’s Day being so heavily associated with the color green and drinking, it comes as no surprise that green beer was created for this day. Green beer has become a staple of the increasingly popular St. Patrick’s Day celebrations all over the country. Just about any bar you walk into on March 17th will be serving the festive favorite. But where did this tradition come from, who invented it, and how is it made? [Read more…]
Nos Your Bar: Nitrogenated Beer Generator
Moving those high pressure cylinders around your store can become a hassle and can take up a lot of space. By contrast, Nitrogen generators are a safe, relatively compact machine which do the job better than the old cylinders. Nitrogen generators are also a reasonably cost-efficient source for ultra-pure nitrogen. They can maintain your keg quality by providing the correct CO2 and nitrogen blends for dispensing nitrogenated beers, ales, and lagers. [Read more…]
How to Pour Draft Beer with No Waste
The brewing industry spends a lot of time and labor to ensure that their version of the world’s best beer is delivered to distribution establishments. It is then the bar manager’s utmost responsibility to finish the job and dispense this craft brewed product as the brewer intended, while also maximizing their own profit. When this is done, the customer, brewer, and pub owner all win. [Read more…]
What do You Need to Know Before Building an In Home Bar?
An in home bar is the ultimate man cave dream. You’d be the envy of all your friends. To construct the perfect in home bar you must first commit to putting in large amounts of planning and labor. These tasks don’t happen overnight. Like any home project, the first step in having your own home bar is planning. What exactly will you have to plan? Well, everything. Get started by asking yourself this set of questions. [Read more…]