Beer

Draught Beer Equipment

Bracton travels the world to ensure we have the latest in terms efficient, safe and loss reduction beer equipment and dispense technologies. Bravton have partnered with the world leading beer dispensing equipment manufacturers to ensure reliability, efficiency and quality at every pour.

Bracton also manufactures a full range of custom designed beer fonts and associated beer equipment. Share your ideas with Bracton and we can bring them to life with a surprisingly short production timeframes to meet your deadline.


 


 

THE ONLY MANUFACTURER WHICH DEVELOPS AND PRODUCES BEVERAGE DISPENSE EQUIPMENT AND CHEMICALS

Since commencing business as a small speciality chemical manufacturer in the 70’s, Bracton has grown into a major beverage dispense equipment and chemical innovator, manufacturer and importer.Our early experience in chemicals helped us develop equipment which is designed with hygiene in mind.

PARTNERING WITH WORLD LEADING DISPENSE COMPANIES TO DELIVER FORMIDABLE, ROBUST DISPENSE SOLUTIONS

Bracton has partnered with the best of the best when it comes to beverage dispense equipment. Leveraging the knowledge and quality from worldwide brands means we have the best brands you know and trust in the one spot.

 


 

GLOSSARY – BEER EQUIPMENT

Below you will find a basic explanation for the terms within the beer equipment industry.

B-Lock Adaptor


Definition: Stainless steel quick lock fitting used to connect kegs to beer systems.
Related Equipment: Service KitPin and Line Adaptor

Beer Font


Definition: The beer dispense point connected to the counter top. Also known as a beer tower or fount.
Related Equipment: Beer Tap Handle, Beer Tap, Drip Tray

Beer Gas Regulator


Definition: A device used to control gas pressure.
Related Equipment: Gas Control Boards, Gas Detectors & Monitors

Beer Guns


Definition: A handheld beer dispense valve, connected direct to beer tube.
Related Equipment: Beer Tap

Beer Line Cleaning


Definition: The process of cleaning beer lines, which should be done on a weekly basis with a brewery approved beer line cleaner. See DP1/DP2
Related Equipment: DP1 DP2 Beer Line Cleaner

Beer Parts


Definition: Generic term used to describe small fittings used in the beer dispense industry.
Related Equipment: Beer Font, Beer Tap

Beer Pump Equipment


Definition: A device used to pump beer from the cellar to the beer dispense point. Commonly used to reduce beer gas pressure and consumption.
Related Equipment: Beer Refrigeration

Beer Python


Definition: Term given to tubes which are bundled together and covered in insulation. Beer and coolant are transferred from the cellar to the bar in beer python.
Related Equipment: Liquor Python, Chiller Plates, Propylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol Pumps, Beer Tube

Beer Refrigeration


Definition: Collective term for beer reticulation systems
Related Equipment: Chiller Plates, Propylene Glycol, Ice Bank Chiller

Beer Tap


Definition: The beer dispense valve, connected to the beer font. Also known as beer faucet.
Related Equipment: Beer Font, Beer Tap Handle, Beer Guns, Panel Extensions

Beer Tap Handle


Definition: The leaver connected to the beer tap.
Related Equipment: Beer Font, Beer Tap

Beer Tube


Definition: Tube approved to transport beverage.
Related Equipment: Liquor Python, Chiller Plates, Propylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol Pumps, John Guest DM Fittings

Beerline Mixing Systems


Definition: A device used to automatically dose concentrated beer line cleaner into beer lines.
Related Beer Equipment: DP1 DP2 BeerLine Cleaner, Beer Line Cleaning, Flowback

Bracton Bevex Energy Plus Python


Definition: A energy efficient beer python designed to reduce energy and operational costs.
Related Equipment:Liquor Python, Chiller Plates, Propylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol Pumps, Beer Tube

Cellar Mounting Panels


Definition: Stainless steel or plastic boards fixed to cellar walls.
Related Beer Equipment: Beer Pump Equipment

Chiller Plates


Definition: Stainless steel tubes in aluminum block with propylene glycol coolant recirculation. Used to chill beer prior to dispense.
Related Equipment: Chiller Plates, Propylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol Pumps, Beer Tube

Commercial Glasswasher


Definition: Specially configured dishwasher designed to provide crystal clean beer glasses.
Related Equipment: Glassrack, Glasswash, Pink

Decal Holders


Definition: Holds the beer sign on the beer font.
Related Equipment: Beer Font, Beer Tap

DP1 / DP2 Beer Line Cleaner


Definition: Australias’ favourite beer line cleaner, originally developed in the late 60’s Bracton DP1 / DP2 is used by more hotels and clubs across Australia. Brewery approved by all major brewers for use in Australia, Europe and USA.
Related Equipment: Beer Line Cleaning

Drip Tray


Definition: Installed below the beer font, the drip tray collects excess beer.
Related Equipment: Beer Font, Beer Tap, Decal Holders

Drop Lead


Definition: A length of beer tube connecting a FOB detector to the front beer keg.
Related Equipment: Transfer Lead, Keg Coupler

Flowback


Definition: Term used to refer to returning beer to the keg from the beer lines prior to beer line cleaning.
Related Equipment: DP1 DP2 BeerLine Cleaner, Beer Line Cleaning, Flowback

FOB Detector


Definition: Foam on beer detector. A valve device used to close when the beer keg is empty
Related Equipment: FOB Manifold, FOB High Flow Detector

 

FOB High Flow Detector


Definition: High performance FOB Detector designed to allow for high flow applications ie Stadiums.
Related Equipment: FOB Manifold, FOB Detector

FOB Manifold


Definition: Connects to FOB to allow multiple connections to one fob detector.
Related Equipment: FOB Detector, FOB High Flow Detector

Gas Control Boards


Definition: A beer gas pressure and distribution board
Related Equipment: Polyurethane Coil, Beer Gas Regulator

Gas Detectors & Monitors


Definition: A safety device used to monitor carbon dioxide levels in a confined space. Required under AS5034.
Related Equipment: Gas Control Boards, Beer Gas Regulator

Glass Rack


Definition: The tray the beer glasses are stored .
Related Beer Equipment: Glasswash

Glasswash


Definition: A specially formulated chemical used to clean beverage glasses and polycarbonate between uses. Leaves no residue.
Related Equipment: Pink

Glycol Chiller


Definition: Beer cooling device used in commercial beer dispense applications. Propylene Glycol is chilled to sub zero temperature and circulates from the cellar through beer python to the beer font and back. The coolant causes the beer font to have a frozen or sweating appearance.
Related Equipment: BeerPython

Hybrid Chiller


Definition: Beer cooling device used in small commercial beer dispense applications. A propriorary coolant in a Bracton chiller combining the benefit of icebank reserve of an icebank with sub zero temperatures allowing sub zero beer despense and sweating or frozen beer font.
Related Beer Equipment: Ice Bank Chiller

Ice Bank Chiller


Definition: Beer cooling device used in small commercial beer dispense applications. Water is frozen forming an icebank in a bath, beer flows through tubes submerged in bath to cool beer.
Related Beer Equipment: Hybrid Chiller

John Guest / DM Fittings


Definition: Acetal push fittings used to connect beer tube.
Related Equipment: Beer Tube

Keg Coupler


Definition: A device used to connect a keg to the beer systems. MFAB and D Type couplers are the most popular in Australia. Also known as keg taps.
Related Equipment: Drop Lead, Transfer Lead

Liquor Python


Definition: Term given to tubes which are bundled together to transport spirits to the point of dispense.
Related Beer Equipment: Postmix Python

O – Clamps


Definition: A clamp used to fix beer tube to a splicer.
Related Equipment: Splicers, Tees & Joiners, Saddles

Panel Extensions


Definition: Connects beer tube to a beer tap through a wall. Commonly used with homebrew fridge beer coolers.
Related Equipment: Beer Tap

Pin and Line Adaptor


Definition: Popular stainless steel quick lock fitting used to connect kegs to beer systems.
Related Equipment: Service Kit, B-Lock Adaptor

Pink


Definition: A specially formulated chemical used to clean beverage glasses and polycarbonate on a weekly basis.
Related Equipment: Glasswash

Polyurethane Coil


Definition: Tube used to distribute beer gas to beer kegs.
Related Equipment: Gas Control Boards

Postmix


Definition: Refers to soft drink concentrate
Related Equipment: Wunderbar Postmix Gun, Postmix Python

Postmix Python


Definition: Term given to tubes which are bundled together and covered in insulation. Water and syrup are transferred to the point of dispense.
Related Beer Equipment: Postmix, Wunderbar Postmix Gun, Liquor Python

Propylene Glycol


Definition: Propylene Glycol is one such heat transfer fluid commonly used as a secondary cooling & heating, anti-freeze, coolant for beverage cooling / glycol systems, food manufacturing / processing systems, HVAC applications, laser cutting, milk & wine production equipment.
Related Equipment: Propylene Glycol Manifolds, Propylene Glycol Pumps, Refractometers, Remote/Custom Beer Chilling Systems, Glycol Chiller

Propylene Glycol Manifolds


Definition: Distribution point for propylene glycol.
Related Beer Equipment: Propylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol Pumps, Remote/Custom Beer Chilling Systems

Propylene Glycol Pumps


Definition: Device used to circulate propylene glycol coolant throughout a venue.
Related Equipment: Propylene Glycol Manifolds, Propylene Glycol, Remote/Custom Beer Chilling Systems

Refractometers


Definition: Device used to measure propylene glycol concentration and freeze points
Related Beer Equipment: Propylene Glycol

Remote / Custom Beer Chilling Systems


Definition: Refers to a beer cooling system with separated condensor unit.
Related Equipment: , Propylene Glycol Pumps, Propylene Glycol Manifolds, Propylene Glycol

Saddles


Definition: Used to organise and mount gas and beer tube to panels.
Related Equipment: O–Clamps

Self Contained Beer Chilling Systems


Definition: Refers to a all in one beer cooling system.
Related Equipment: Propylene Glycol

Service Kit


Definition: Set of seals and gaskets to service a fitting or beer tap
Related Equipment:

Splicers


Definition: A device used to connect beer tube together
Related Equipment: O–Clamps, Tees & Joiners, Saddles

Tees & Joiners


Definition: Devices used to connect multiple beer lines together
Related Equipment: O–Clamps, Splicers, Saddles

Transfer Lead


Definition: A length of beer tube with fittings at each end used commonly to connect kegs in a daisy chain.
Related Equipment: DropLead, KegCoupler

Washout Blocks


Definition: Connections for drop leads or transfer leads to connect to during beer line cleaning and beer line rinsing.
Related Equipment: Washout Cups

Washout Cups


Definition: A device used in conjunction with keg couplers during beer line cleaning process.
Related Equipment: Washout Blocks