This faucet shaft was the perfect home for biofilm and sediment to accumulate. The owner of the establishment flushed beer line cleaner through the taps every month but was unaware of the need to disassemble and clean each part. Click here to learn about our tap cleaning process and schedule cleaning.
This is a link to the Brewers Association Draught Beer Quality Manual . It is the craft beer industry guidelines for draft system maintenance.
Next time you go for a beer ask how often the taps are cleaned. For craft beer retailers the answer should be at least once a month.