A Simple Guide to Serving Better Nitrogenated Beer

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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.

Resource Highlights:

  • Dialing in the proper gas blend
  • Calculating serving pressure
  • Using a nitro beer faucet
  • Pouring a nitro beer

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