Nitrogenated (nitro) beer was developed to replicate the creaminess of cask-conditioned ale, which has lower carbonation than most beers. Nitro beer is dispensed utilizing a draught system and has a much smaller amount of carbon dioxide dissolved in it than a typical beer. The presence of nitrogen bubbles creates a “creamy” or “smooth” mouthfeel, but these properties are only preserved through careful handling of nitro beer at dispense. Download the resource below to learn more about best practice techniques for serving nitro beer.
- Dialing in the proper gas blend
- Calculating serving pressure
- Using a nitro beer faucet
- Pouring a nitro beer