The Metropolitan, Didsbury, Manchester
Pre Future of Dispense Installation
Prior to the installation of Future of Dispense key issues experienced by The Metropolitan were around dispense temperatures and fobbing / loss of beer through line cleaning cycles.
The system was a traditional python set up and 45 taps were running off 5 standard remote coolers, 8 pods and 2 shelf coolers.
Post Future of Dispense Installation
- All temperatures within specification and no fobbing
- Pints saved during weekly line clean – 2,480 per annum
- Only 3 remote coolers now required to service the whole bar, one of which is only used during weekend periods
- Providing savings in electricity consumption in the region of approximately £2,800 per annum
Future of Dispense benefited The Metropolitan, which is a high trading account in Didsbury and on a Friday will average around 1,000 pints of draught beer.
The Metropolitan experience significant improvements in line cleaning deficit of 2,480 pints along with £2,800 in electricity savings.
On a Saturday, the outlet can serve between 1,000 and 1,500 pints per day between midday and midnight. Mel, the Manager at the Metropolitan, describes the reality in busy peak trading times the system will dispense between 8 and 10 pints per minute.