As a beverage equipment company, it’s exciting to watch a small company live the adage, “When the going gets tough, the tough get going”. US consumers are undergoing a change in their expectations and businesses have to adapt. One big change that we’re noticing is that day parts are no longer etched in stone. For example, if a customer wants to eat a traditional breakfast at two in the afternoon, they’ll get it where it’s available.
A long draw draft beer system (sometimes referred to as a remote system) is necessary when your cooler is not right next to your bar and the tap. To build a long draw system requires planning and forethought to get it right. It also requires specialized equipment to push the draft beer from the keg to the draft beer tower at the correct temperature, so that foaming is not an issue. AHFP’s employs well thought-out
The FOB is a draft component placed in a cooler that detects when a keg of beer is emptied, and then goes to work to shut down the beer flow. This eliminates gas and spits of beer from pouring out of your taps. As you re-tap a full keg onto that same line it will also preserve your newly tapped beer from foaming before it pours as it should. In other words, with a FOB installed on
38°F is the key number that is recommended for most draft beers; however, some beers will taste better when served at a warmer temperature. Certain bars and restaurants do serve different beer styles, including stouts, at warmer temperatures to enhance the taste. The optimal temperature for this is 46°F, but if you have 10 kegs in your cooler, it’s just not okay to increase the temperature for that one beer. Some bars address this problem