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Create a print beer menu with one click

Last updated January 21, 2020 · By Eric Stephens


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You know the scene well. A keg kicks and your heart drops: you've gotta update your beer menu.

What comes next goes something like this: you go to the office computer and head to Google to find the new beer's description. You search and search, finally find a description you like, then copy and paste it into your menu document. You're done...except now the formatting is screwed up. You fiddle with it until it's finally ready. You push print and take a deep breath.

You're done.

Until you have to do the exact same thing the next day.

It doesn't have to be that way! Read on to learn how to create a professional, customized beer menu template that you can update and print with just one click.



Should I use a digital beer menu?

Last updated January 21, 2020 · By Eric Stephens


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Digital beer menus are attention-grabbing, easy to read, easy to update, and always display your accurate drink menu. This makes the ordering process more efficient, leading to a significant increase in beverage sales.

Of course, that sounds fantastic.

But it's never so simple, is it? Anytime you alter your menu process, you create a ripple effect: it affects your customers, it affects your staff, and, perhaps most of all, it affects you because you have to deal with the change from all angles.

Here's the good news: switching to a digital beer menu can be simple.

With BeerMenus TV menus, we make the transition simple by taking care of menu design and walking you through setup. Once your digital beer menu is up and running, you can update and maintain it from anywhere, including your phone.

Read on to learn more about BeerMenus TV menus.




Untappd for Business: The Definitive Guide

Last updated January 21, 2020 · By Eric Stephens


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Public information about Untappd for Business isn't easy to find.

Whether you're curious about how it works, the cost, how to try it out, alternatives, or how to get started, finding that information is just plain hard. You certainly won't find much on Untappd's website.

This is frustrating for small business owners, for whom every penny counts. If they're going to make an investment, they need to know what that investment entails.

This article is the most exhaustive description of Untappd for Business available. Use it to learn about Untappd for Business and to consider whether it could be right for your business.




How an awesome beer menu can save you hours each week

Last updated January 08, 2020 · By Dylan Blake


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How much extra time do you have in your life? 🤔

When we ask bar or restaurant owners this question, the answer is usually something like this:

Well, staffing is a challenge. The lunch crowd could always be better. Minimum wage is going up this year, so I have to adjust for that. Oh, and one of the urinals is broken...

And while everyone's got a different list, everyone's list is very, very long. As one bar owner recently told us, “there's just not enough time in the day to do everything I need to."

A consistent time suck for every bar and restaurant with a good beer program is updating their beer menu.

Read on to learn how to make your beer menu updates take minutes instead of hours, all while having a professional-looking menu template.



How to create a beer menu template for your new bar or restaurant

Last updated January 08, 2020 · By Dylan Blake


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Most of the hard work is done. You've got zoning approval and you’ve got your liquor license. Your taps are installed, and your keg cooler works. It's finally all happening.

Now it's time to think about how to showcase your beers to the world.

Read on to learn how to create your beer menu, when you should start making your beer menu, things you need to consider, and how much time you should set aside for the whole menu creation process.





Why beer menus should include beer descriptions, ABVs, style, and brewery location

Last updated December 30, 2019 · By Dylan Blake


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Imagine a great food menu. What information does it include?

  • Menu items that are available
  • Description of the menu item, highlighting anything noteworthy
  • Price

A few other things might come up, but those are the essentials.

Now imagine a great beer menu. What information does it include?

Your answer should be identical.

Descriptions, ABV, style, and brewery location are at this point essential information. Including them on your beer menu makes it much easier for customers to choose the beer that's right for them.

And if they have an easy time ordering once, chances are they'll do it again.

Read on to learn how bars, restaurants, and breweries across the North America use BeerMenus to create beer menus with full beer information in just a couple clicks.




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