We do not offer beer line cleaning as a direct service. However, we do believe in the quality of the product being dispensed and will be glad to answer any questions regarding line cleaning.
After installation, the most important thing you can do to for you beer system is to have it cleaned regularly.
The product system consists of any device or tubing in which the beer travels or flows through. This will include the beer line bundle, keg coupler, FOB device and the faucet. Each of these items requires a regular measure of cleaning.
It is essential to have your beer lines, FOBs, keg couplers and faucets cleaned regularly. Having your beer lines cleaned properly will ensure the beer being dispensed tastes the way the brewer intended and will keep the consumer from getting sick. There are two reasons why beer lines get dirty:
We would like you to set aside your personal preference for beer and look at line cleaning the way we do. Anheuser-Bush is the largest purveyor of beer in the world; they spend more money on research and development than any other company, so we like to use their recommendations. Anheuser-Bush recommends your beer lines are cleaned properly every two weeks.
There are a multitude of different methods for cleaning beer systems, too many to put in this article. However we would like to address the preferred method for the cleaning of a long draw beer system.
A long draw beer system is defined is a beer system in which the line run length exceeds 20ft. This type of system should really be cleaned using an electric pump method and should be cleaned bi-directionally.
If a beer system is shut down for a seasonal application it should be cleaned at the time of shut down and at the time of start up. Also the gas and product systems should be thoroughly leak tested at time of start up.
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Freel’s Draft Service, LLC
P.O. Box 162
Naugatuck, CT 06770
516 E 2nd St., Unit 24
Boston, MA 02127
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4 Cote Ave. #9
Goffstown, NH 03045