How Do Glycol Beer Systems Work?

How do glycol beer systems work? Learn how the equipment works and why glycol systems are the most popular choice today. HOW GLYCOL BEER SYSTEMS WORK Glycol draft beer systems operate through a process which is accomplished through three components: Power-pack Trunk line Draft beer tower POWER PACK The power pack is a commercial refrigeration…

Air Cooled Draft Systems – Are They Practical?

How much do air cooled draft systems cost? Learn the cost and design limitations of air cooled draft systems, such as system length and beer tap towers. THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF DRAFT BEER SYSTEMS There are two different types of draft beer systems: Long draw systems. Direct-draw systems. Within the long draw category, we have: Glycol chilled systems. Air…

How Much do Draft Beer Walls Cost?

How much do draft beer walls cost? Learn that beer walls are air-cooled systems utilizing specialized beer faucets installed on a modified walk-in cooler. HOW ARE DRAFT BEER WALLS DESIGNED? In terms of the other type of direct-draw draft beer system that I was talking about in my previous post, are the popular beer walls seen in numerous venues. These can be recognized by the numerous…

Kegerator Draft Beer Systems – Who REALLY Needs Them?

Kegerator draft beer systems – who are the best candidates to own them? Learn how kegerators operate and cost, design factors, limitations and who really needs them. KEGERATOR DRAFT BEER SYSTEM – WHAT ARE THE PROS AND CONS? First, all draft beer systems rely on refrigerators (back bar coolers) or walk-in coolers to house the beer, as the temperature of…


How do you design a large bar? In this article we’ll discuss the basic principles of commercial bar design and draft beer equipment and system design. Stardust Bowl, an 84-lane bowling alley in the Chicago suburb of Addison, asked us to redesign the bar in their “Club 300” lounge and they really wanted to focus on highlighting their popular and profitable draft beer. Stardust…

How to Design the Most Effective and Popular Bar

How do you design a popular bar? In this article we’ll discuss how basic bar design concepts are critical and essential to effective and popular bars.

How to Design a Non-Alcohol Bar

What bar equipment is needed for a juice bar? In this article we’ll discuss the basic principles of basic bar design to unlock the answer to this question.

Pour My Beer: Self-Serve Beer Systems for Bars

How do self-serve draft beer systems work? Today we’ll discuss how they operate, their reliability and how they can make your bar or nightclub more profitable.

Best Draft Beer System: Direct-Draw vs Long-Draw

Are you in the market for a draft beer system? There are two types of draft beer systems – direct-draw and long-draw, and each has its advantages and disadvantages.

Top 3 Reasons Not to Own a Commercial Ice Machine

Why should you invest in a commercial ice machine? Today we’ll discuss how EasyIce can clean and maintain your complicated ice machine and save you money.