A commercial-grade ice maker is a useful tool at any house for get-togethers, parties, or other social events or business during the summer months where the drinks are cool and the ice must flow. However, without proper maintenance these machines can break down, leaving you without ice when you need it most. If you have an ice maker which isn’t making ice, here are some tips to get it back up and churning out refreshment for you and your guests.
How To Tap A Keg
There you are, stooping over a keg of beer, trying to figure out how to tap it. You’re surrounded by people telling you what to do, but it’s not seeming to work. You might be hosting a backyard barbeque, a pool party, a bonfire, watching a Saturday night baseball game, or taking a road trip to the beach with some friends. No matter what your idea of a good summer party is, there is one ingredient common to all summer parties: a good keg of beer. The only problem is, you can’t figure out how to tap a keg of beer.
How to Frost a Mug
With the muggy days of summer doing their best job of smothering us, there’s nothing better than a big mug of cold beer at the end of a long work day. This is why the best bars bring out a big mug covered in cold, frosty, goodness. It seems like the coldness has a refreshing element all by itself. Restaurants often use mug chilling devices to serve beer at the perfect level of frostiness. But there are cheaper, simpler ways to make your own ice cold mugs.
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…]
What are the Best Bar Top Materials?
When building a great home bar, there are a number of factors to consider. The multitude of different bar top materials out there can be overwhelming at times. If you’re unsure what material you want to use for your bar, here is an overview of the most common materials and how they differ. [Read more…]
How to Properly Pour Draft Beer
So you’ve got your home bar taps installed and your lines are clean. Now you just need to pour your beer into a cold glass and you’re ready to go, right? Wrong! [Read more…]