Keeping things fresh from Keg to Glass with Alex Stevens; Ep 023

Keeping things fresh from Keg to Glass with Alex Stevens; Ep 023

In this episode we sat down at the Thirsty Pig with Alex Stevens, Brand Ambassador of Atlantic Brewing and founder of Maine Line Solutions over pints of Stone Face IPA we discussed the importance of keeping beer fresh from the brewer to your glass. So why did Alex get into the business of cleaning draft lines? As he points out, “In the end of the day, does it taste good? That’s one of the more important questions.”  

Alex studied draft line cleaning and maintenance from Micromatic  in Pennsylvania and professionally cleans all the draft lines in a venue that hires him. Every state has its own rules and regulations and in Maine the responsibility is on the distributor to clean and maintain their lines in every venue that sells their beer. Larger companies have personnel just for this task, while smaller companies are sending their sales staff or even co-owner out on location. What a scheduling nightmare for bars and restaurants ; this is where Alex comes in following the Brewers Association Draught Beer Manual and does it all.

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