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Carriers Arms Hotel (Best Draught Beer Award winner 2019)

THIS AWARD RECOGNISES WHO SERVES THE BEST BEER ON TAP.

Please note: The judging process will consist of:
50% site inspection of back of house areas and cool rooms, and;
50% anonymous site inspection.

THE BEST DRAUGHT BEER QUALITY WILL BE ASSESSED ACCORDING TO THE FOLLOWING JUDGING AND CRITERIA:

CELLAR/KEG ROOM AND BEER SYSTEM

CLEANLINESS AND MANAGEMENT

  • The outlet must comply to AS5034 (Installation and Use of Inert Gases for Beverage Dispensing)
  • Cool room cleanliness
  • Keg coupler, cellar boy or maintenance staff, beer lines and tap cleanliness/ functionality
  • Keg freshness, stock rotation and stored correctly

GLASS MANAGEMENT

  • Glass cleanliness
  • Glass washer cleanliness and correct chemicals used

BEER PRESENTATION / STAFF AND SERVICE

  • Pouring technique
  • In glass appearance
  • In glass temperature
  • Appropriate head on beer
  • True to taste (taste, aroma, texture)
  • Ability to pour a diverse range of beers
  • Knowledgeable of correct beer-pouring technique
  • Handling of glassware
  • Excellent customer service
  • Responsible service and practices