UPDATED IN OCTOBER 2023 to Bi-Weekly Cleaning
Freel's Draft Service ensures that all CT clients comply with Sec. 30-6-A23 Sanitation regulations.
(b) (1) Beer or wine pipe lines and barrel tubes used to dispense alcoholic beverages in places where such dispensing is carried on shall be cleaned, at least once every two weeks, by the use of a hydraulic pressure mechanism, hand pump suction, a force cleaner or any other system approved by the department for such purpose; and (2) after cleaning such lines or tubes, such lines or tubes shall be rinsed with clear water until all chemicals used to clean such lines or tubes, if chemicals were used to clean such lines or tubes, are removed from such lines or tubes.
(e) A record card shall be used to record the dates of the cleaning of beer or wine pipe lines, coils, tubes and appurtenances. Said card shall be signed by the person who performs the cleaning operation and countersigned by the permittee. Such cards shall be kept upon the permit premises for a period of one year from the date of the last entry and shall be available at all times for inspection by an agent of the department and by the local health enforcement officers.
Click here to visit the Brewers Association Website; Freel's Draft Service adheres to BA recommendations to ensure the quality so that all draft beer tastes as the brewer intended. Chemical rotations and cleaning frequency align to BA recommendations unless state regulations require a higher frequency.