Ensuring top-notch beer quality at your bar: A guide to effective control measures.

Iñigo Echeverría
2 min readDec 19, 2022

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Bar staff pouring a beer from the tap

Quality control is an essential aspect of running a successful bar, and this is especially true when it comes to serving beer. A poorly crafted or improperly stored beer can ruin the entire drinking experience for a customer, leading to negative reviews and a loss of business.

To ensure that the beer served at your bar is of the highest quality, there are several steps you can take:

  1. Choose the right suppliers: It’s important to work with reputable and reliable suppliers who prioritize the quality of their products. Look for suppliers that follow strict brewing processes and have a track record of producing high-quality beer.
  2. Store beer correctly: Proper storage is crucial for maintaining the quality of beer. Be sure to store your beer in a cool, dark place away from direct sunlight and heat. Light and heat can cause the beer to become skunked, resulting in a rancid, off-flavor.
  3. Check expiration dates: Pay attention to the expiration dates on your beer and make sure to rotate your inventory accordingly. Beers that are past their prime will not taste as good as fresh ones, so it’s important to keep track of when your beers were brewed and when they expire.
  4. Properly pour and serve the beer: The way you pour and serve the beer can also affect its quality. Be sure to use clean glasses and avoid overfilling them to prevent excess foam. Pouring the beer down the side of the glass can also help to minimize foam and maintain the beer’s carbonation.
  5. Regularly clean your draft lines: The draft lines that dispense your beer should be cleaned regularly to prevent build-up and ensure that the beer is flowing properly, and there is no better way to do it than with Ozonebeer, using zero chemicals. Dirty draft lines can lead to poor-tasting beer and unhappy customers.

By following these quality control measures, you can ensure that the beer served at your bar is of the highest quality, leading to satisfied customers and a successful business.

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