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  1. Perlick at the Beach: How Outspoken Coffee is Making Waves with Nitro Cold Brew

    Lucky weekend beachgoers on Waiheke Island, New Zealand have more to look forward to than just the sun and surf. Thanks to Outspoken Coffee, fresh cold brew and nitro cold brew is delivered to sun bathers, swimmers and surfers fresh from the tap on a tricycle powered coffee cart.

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  2. How to Serve Pumpkin Beer The Right Way

    Pumpkin beer comes in many forms, and as we near the Thanksgiving holiday, the varieties of pumpkin beer get better and better. From cinnamon and sugar rims to pumpkin spice stouts served with dessert, you know what to serve WITH your beer, but are you serving it the right way?

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  3. An Easy Way for Bars to Increase Their Tap Selections

    Bars and brewpubs are facing more and more pressure to provide a wider range of beers on tap. This is directly related to the craft beer movement, which has created a growing consumer demand to try different styles of beer made by different breweries. This, in turn, has created some challenges for bars and restaurants.

    One of the biggest obstacles faced by bar owners and operators is the logistics of serving these wide tap selections. With a traditional, glycol cooled system, beer must be transported from the kegs to a beer tower that is often at a distance from the walk-in where the keg is stored. This can be problematic.

    An alternative is to use an air-cooled system that runs directly through the wall from the walk-in cooler to the taps on the other side of that wall. This requires less distance for the beer to travel, less tubing for the beer to travel within on its way to the faucet, and less need to run and conceal those lines within the operation. At the end of the day,

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  4. Anatomy and Physiology of the Perlick 630SS Faucet

    The most important result of a beer or wine faucet is getting a perfect pour. This maximizes the return on your beer and wine investment, and it keeps your customers happy. But how does a faucet help deliver these results?

    UNIQUE DESIGN

    Perlick's 630SS Forward Sealing Faucet utilizes a revolutionary ball and floating front seal design to prevent beer and wine from being exposed to air. The handle lever doesn't stick, and there is no mold or bacteria buildup within the body of the faucet. In addition, a more vertical spout angle allows thorough draining after each pour, meaning there's no horizontal area for beer to collect.

    SOLID CONSTRUCTION

    The 630SS Forward Sealing Faucet from Perlick is constructed with 304 sanitary stainless steel that won't pit or tarnish. Its polished interior provides smooth flow, less agitation, and less foaming. It works for wine as well as beer and won't taint the flavor of either. As for maintenance,

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