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					 TAP-A-DRAFT ®
 Beverage Dispensing
 Unit from the U.S.A.
 Imagine a 6 litre bottle filled with one of your favorite bev-
 erages, in the fridge and staying carbonated while you use a
 tap to fill a frosty mug.....
 With TAP-A-DRAFT® a patented tap attached to the
 specially designed bottles, beverages can stay fresh and
 carbonated for weeks.

 TAP-A-DRAFT® is a convenient user friendly keg system
 for your next party or barbecue or simply keep one in the
 fridge to dispense your favorite beer as you require it.

 Suitable for Sparkling Wine, Beer, Sparkling Cider, Ginger
 Beer, in fact all carbonated beverages as well as a storage                                                     How It Works
 and dispensing system for still products like wine or fruit
 juices.                                                                                                         The best miniature keg set up we have used. The
                                                                                                                 Tap-A-Draft allows you to serve any carbonated beverage with
                                                                                                                 all the benefits, and without all the expense of costly, bulky CO2
  Features Include:                                                                                              Tanks and Regulators.

                                                            Fits easily on a standard fridge shelf.             TAP-A-DRAFT® is a patented, easy to use, beverage dispens-
                                                            Keeps beverages carbonated for weeks as you         ing system that includes a reusable 6-liter bottle and a screw-on
                                                              conveniently draw by the glass as required.        tap. Once the bottle is filled with the beverage of choice, the
                                                                                                                 tap is simply twisted on. The drink will then stay carbonated
                                                                                                                 for weeks, while glasses are drawn from the bottle with our
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                                                                                                                 easy-to-use tap.

                                                                                                                 TAP-A-DRAFT® uses standard 8gm food grade disposable
                                                                                                                 CO2 cartridges to regulate the pressure inside the 6-liter bottle,
                                                                                                                 keeping beverages carbonated. As the beverage is dispensed,
                                                                                                                 the cartridges replace the vacant space in the bottle with CO2.
                                                                                                                 This regulated pressure allows the bottle contents to flow ef-
                                                                                                                 fortlessly from the easy-to-use tap. Two 8-gram CO2 cartridges
                                                                                                                 are capable of dispensing 6- liters (1.5 gallons) using the TAP-
                                                                                                                 A-DRAFT® system.

                                                                                                                 Beer can be carbonated 'Naturally' with priming sugar or 'Force
                                                            Handy 'blue ice' carry case keeps drinks cold for   Carbonated' using Co2 cartridges. Full instructions are supplied
                                                              barbecues or parties. (optional extra).            to ensure success whichever system you use. Nitrogen cartridges
                                                            Keeps drinks/juices fresher, longer.                are also available for those wishing to create a creamier thicker
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                                                            Uses Reusable 6 litre PET bottles.                  head on their Beer or Stout.
                                                            Extra bottles can be purchased for maturing
                                                              home brewed beer, Ginger beer etc.                 SAFETY FEATURES:
                                                              ready for use with the dispensing tap when
                                                                                                                 The dispenser, which uses 8-gram C02 cartridges, features an in-
                                                              needed.
                                                                                                                 tegrated pair of regulators which will hold an even 15 PSI inside
                                                            Still Wines or Sparkling wines can be matured
                                                              and dispensed.                                     the PET bottles. The dispenser also contains a check valve to
                                                            Uses food Grade C02 Cartridges.                     prevent gas or beer from backing up into the regulators and will
                                                            Reduces bottling time associated with home          automatically vent if pressure in the bottles exceeds 60 PSI.
                                                           brewing.
                                                            Beer and sparkling drinks can either be carbon      TAP-A-DRAFT® has been developed and rigorously tested by
                                                              ated ' naturally' with priming sugar or 'Force     Sturman BG, LLC located in Woodland Park, Colorado. U.S.A.
                                                              Carbonated' with Co2 cartridges.                   Imported by Drink Art Pty Ltd and retailed through Bett-A-Brew
                                                            Built in regulator holds constant pressure.         Beer & Wine Making Supplies, 12 Tonga Place, Parkwood 4214
                                                            Safe and user friendly.                             Queensland and online at www.ibrew.com.au.
Operating Instructions:                                              You will require 2 x 8gram Co2 cartridges to provide dispensing
                                                                     presssure (remember your beer is already naturally carbon-
PLEASE READ ALL                                                      ated).
INSTRUCTIONS...THEY ARE                                              With the PET bottle horizontal you are ready to attach the Co2
                                                                     cartridges (the cartidges will be vertical). Screw the C02 car-
THEIR TO ENSURE YOUR                                                 tidge into the dispenser (the cartridge must have the narrow
SUCCESS                                                              end up.) BE SURE THAT THE CASING IS FULLY SCREWED IN SO
                                                                     THAT THE CARTRIDGE IS PIERCED..DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN. When
Irrespective of whether you wish to naturally carbonate or           the first cartridge is pierced, you will hear a brief hiss. To
force carbonate your beer, please read all instuctions to            prevent loss of Co2, continue to screw the casing on until it is
gain a full understanding of the operation of the TAP-A-             HAND TIGHT.
DRAFT® system.
                                                                     Screw in the second Co2 cartridge in the other housing.
NATURAL CARBONATION METHOD:                                          NEVER UNSCREW THE CASING ONCE IT IS FULLY TIGHTENED..DOING
                                                                     SO COULD CAUSE HARM OR INJURY.
For OPTIMUM results the natural carbonation of beer of-
fers many advantages. In principle, where beer is naturally          READY TO SERVE: DO NOT open the tap immediately after charg-
carbonated by adding priming sugar, the resulting second-            ing with C02. Serving is best done afte a couple of days. To pour
ary yeast fermentation contributes to a natural ageing and           your beverage, pull the tap lever fully forward, with the glass
maturing, where flavour and character are developed over a           placed under the tap. Pulling the tap partially forward will cre-
period of time.                                                      ate a head on your carbonated beverage. For less head open
                                                                     the tap fully.
To naturally carbonate your beer in the TAP-A-DRAFT®:                To close push the lever to the upright position to close the tap.
Ferment your beer as usual and allow to clear naturally.
Preferably syphon your beer from the fermenter ensuring you            FORCED CARBONATION METHOD:
don’t disturb the sediment from the settled beer. Just like
                                                                     Unlike many miniature keg systems developed in the past, the
bottling, your beer should not be splashed or oxidised.
                                                                     TAP-A-DRAFT® can force carbonate homebrew or soda with
                                                                     Co2 Cartridges as well as traditional sugar priming. The dis-
Place 6 (or less depending on beer style) slightly rounded
                                                                     penser, which uses 8-gram C02 cartridges, features an integrated
teaspoons of white or castor sugar into the 6 litre PET bottle.
                                                                     pair of regulators which will hold an even 15 PSI inside
(You may wish to add slightly less for Stouts or darker beers
                                                                     the PET bottles. The dispenser also contains a check valve to
where you do not require as much carbonation). Leave only
                                                                     prevent gas or beer from backing up into the regulators and will
a small space from the top of the 6 litre bottle and place the
                                                                     automatically vent if pressure in the bottles exceeds 60 PSI.
screw cap on. ( if you only have one system you can put the
tap-a-draft dispenser tap on straight away when filling the
                                                                     To force carbonate your beer in TAP-A-DRAFT®
bottle)
                                                                     Ferment and settle your beer as usual.. syphon your clear beer
Store the PET bottle ON ITS SIDE for approximately 2 weeks.
                                                                     into the 6 liter PET Bottle and attach the tap-a-draft valve (op-
It is a matter of taste whether you leave the beer a shorter
                                                                     tional: you can filter through a filter system like the Buon Vino
or longer time for maturing...those of you use to drinking
                                                                     filter for greater sparkle)
well aged bottled beer wouldn’t be satisfied with very young
green beer.
                                                                     IMPORTANT: The beer or beverage needs to be COLD (fridge
You can fill 1 to 4 x 6 litre PET bottles per batch of beer. ( any
                                                                     cold) before FORCE carbonating with Co2 . The absorption of Co2
remainder can be bottled.)
                                                                     into beer occurs at a faster rate when the beer is cold. (liquids
                                                                     will not absorb gas at room temperature).
TO SERVE THE BEER FROM TAP-A-DRAFT®
                                                                     You are now ready to force carbonate with 2 C02 cartridges.
                                                                     follow the procedure for dispensing the cartridges as per previ-
Over approximately 1-2 weeks the beer will naturally carbon-
                                                                     ous instructions. Remember the PET bottle MUST BE HORIZONTAL
ate (at room temperature) and mature (just like bottled beer)
                                                                     to charge with Co2.
and when you are ready to drink place the PET bottle in the
fridge to cool down.
                                                                     After charging the 2 x 8 gram Co2 cartridges, the beer will need
Carefully tilt the bottle upright so that you can remove the
                                                                     to remain refrigerated for approximately a week to mature and
screw cap without spilling any beer out. There will be pres-
                                                                     for the Co2 to be absorbed into the beer.
sure, just like opening a beer bottle, so the COLDER you have
it at this stage the better. Screw on the TAP-A-DRAFT®
                                                                     TO SERVE THE BEER FROM TAP-A-DRAFT®
WHITE dispenser unit. HAND TIGHTEN ONLY.
                                                                     When you are ready to serve the beer you will need to prime
IMPORTANT : After screwing on the dispenser, place the bot-
                                                                     the beer with ANOTHER 2 x 8 gram C02 cartridges in the same
tle back into the HORIZONTAL position. The PET bottle MUST
                                                                     manner to provide DISPENSING PRESSURE. This is best done aa
BE HORIZONTAL before you charge with the Co2 Cartridges.
                                                                     couple of days before you wish to drink the beer.

                                                      Address 12-16 Tonga Place Parkwood 4214 Queensland Australia
                                                      Phone 07 5594 0388 Fax 07 5597 3350
                                                      Email info@ibrew.com.au             Web: www.ibrew.com.au
A summary of the most important
instructions:

●		Store the PET bottle HORIZONTALLY during the natural car-
   bonation period. The yeast will throw a small sediment.
●		After Screwing on the white dispenser, place the bottle into
  the HORIZONTAL position when charging with the C02 cart-
  ridges.
●		The C02 cartridges are vertical when the gas is charged.
●		Never Unscrew the casing once it is fully tightened.. doing         Other uses for TAP-A-DRAFT®
  so could cause harm or injury.
●		HAND tighten the dispenser.                                     The TAP-A-DRAFT® system can be used to carbonate and
●		HAND tighten the C02 cartridges.                                dispense many beverages.
●		2 x 8gm C02 cartridges are required for dispensing pressure
  (if the beverage is naturally carbonated) or if no carbonation   Where dispensing and preserving pressure only is required:
  is required (as in fruit juices)                                 suitable for White wine, mixed alcoholic drinks. coolers,
●		2 x 8gm co2 cartridges are required to force carbonate a        punches and cocktails, apple and fruit juices. Ideal for many
  beverage followed by 2 x C02 cartridges to provide dispens       mixed party drinks.
  ing pressure (after a week)                                      Under C02 pressure these beverages stay fresh for weeks and
●		Beverages must be COLD for Co2 to be absorbed during            can be dispensed as required straight from the fridge or from
   forced carbonation.                                             the handy party blue ice tote bag.
●	 Always release ALL pressure in the PET bottle before remov-
   ing the tap.                                                    The TAP-A-DRAFT® system has been tested and proven to
●		NEVER USE ANY OTHER PET OR GLASS BOTTLE WITH                    be very effective in carbonating and dispensing the following
  THE TAP-A-DRAFT® dispenser....Injury would result.               products:

                                                                   Bett-A-Brew home brewed beer including lagers, Bitter Ales,
NITROGEN CARTRIDGES                                                Imperial Stout, Draughts, Maltex lite, Old beers and Porters.

For those who may desire a creamier head on their beer or Stout    Note: Depending on the beer style, more or less sugar is add-
when dispensing, one x 8gm nitrogen cartridge can be used to       ed for natural carbonation. Usually less sugar is added to dark
replace one of the Co2 Cartridges.                                 beers and Stouts and slightly more for bitters and lagers.
IMPORTANT: PIERCE THE Co2 CARTRIDGE FIRST.
                                                                   Drink Art naturally fermented Ginger Beer

                                                                   Bett-A-Brew Festival Ale (sparkling Mead Ale)
To Wash the Dispenser
                                                                   Bett-A-Brew Light and Dark Bavarian Bock
1. OPEN THE TAP FULLY TO RELEASE THE PRESSURE AND RE-
MOVE THE TAP FROM THE BOTTLE.                                      Austro Vino Sparkling White Wine
                                                                   (Made from Austro Vino grape concentrate...best results
2. Hold the tap with tongs and run hot (but not boiing) water      naturally carbonated with Champagne yeast)
through the tube for a minimum of 15 seconds. Do not soak the
tap in water and do not take the tube apart to wash. This could    Austro Vino Sparkling Apple Cider (Made from Austro Vino
cause your tap not to function properly.                           Apple concentrate...best results naturally carbonated with
                                                                   Champagne yeast)
3. Let the tap air dry.
                                                                   Austro Vino home made white wines like Chardonnay, Mo-
Replacement parts and Repair Kit                                   selle, and Riesling can be matured and dispensed from the
                                                                   TAP-A-DRAFT® system.
Instructions:
                                                                   The advantage of maturing and dispensing your home made
Refer to the seperate pamphlet for Repairs and maintenance in-     wines in the Tap-A-Draft is that they can be served as re-
structions to fit replacement tubes and O Rings.                   quired over a period of time without deterioration. The co2
This is available in pdf format online at www.ibrew.com.au         keeps the beverage fresh with no fear of oxidisation, replac-
or you can request a maintenance pamphlet from Bett-A-Brew         ing the space with Co2 as the bottle empties.
Beer and Wine Making Supplies..phone 07 5594 0388.

                                                   Address 12-16 Tonga Place Parkwood 4214 Queensland Australia
                                                   Phone 07 5594 0388 Fax 07 5597 3350
                                                   Email info@ibrew.com.au            Web: www.ibrew.com.au
                                 MAIL ORDER QUOTE FORM
                               FAX THIS FORM TO 07 5597 3350
                                 OR EMAIL info@ibrew.com.au

            Use this form to receive a quote for goods including delivery
PRICE LIST AND EQUIPMENT                                         Customer Details (Please print clearly)
for TAP-A-DRAFT®                                                 Name.............................................................................

TAP-A-DRAFT® System includes 1 x white TAP-A-                    Delivery address..........................................................
DRAFT® dispenser & regulator fitting and drip tray,
1 x 6 litre PET Bottle & screw cap and 1 x box 10 isi            .......................................................................................
chargers
                              ........$115.00                    .......................................................................................
                              Special offer:
                              Buy 2 systems as above             STATE......................................POST CODE................
                              for $198.00
                                                                 CONTACT PHONE.......................................................
                              prices include GST
                                                                 FAX...............................................................................

                                                                 EMAIL...........................................................................
                              Optional    extra:   Blue
                              Ice Carry tote bag to              Please supply a QUOTE including delivery costs
                              keep your beverage icy             for the following products:
                              cold...great for barbe-
                              cues, fishing trips, par-          .....................................................................................
                              ties or for transporting
                              your party keg anywhere            .......................................................................................
                              you like.
                                                                 .......................................................................................
                              ...................$110.00
                                                                 .......................................................................................

                             6 litre blue PET bottle             ......................................................................................
                             with screw cap
                             (these bottles can be reused        ......................................................................................
                             up to 8-10 times)
                                                                 ......................................................................................

                             ...................$ 17.00          .....................................................................................

                                                                 ......................................................................................

                                                                 ......................................................................................
PET bottle screw caps each                     ..........$ .80
                                                                 No goods will be despatched without the customer being
Box 0f 10 x 8gm Co2 cartridges Isi Brand made in                 notified the delivery charges first. Delivery charges vary
Austria                                                          depending on how many 6 litre bottles are required.
each box.......$ 8.50.........per 6 boxes.......$8.00 each
                                                                 If you wish to confirm an order Payment is accepted
Box of 10 x 8gm N2 Cartridges Isi Brand made in                  by Bankcard, Mastercard or Visa.
Austria
each box.......$ 9.95.........per 6 boxes.......$8.95 each       Card NO.........................................................................

Maintenance kit: Complete kit includes 2 x O rings               Expiry Date....................................................................
for C02 regulators, 1 x large bottle O ring, 1 x weight
and inlet tube and 1 x silicone outlet tube......$11.80          Signature......................................................................

Note : all spare parts also sold seperately.                     Payment is also accepted by cheque or postal
                                                                 note.
                                                                 EFT bank deposit details available on request.


                                                   Address 12-16 Tonga Place Parkwood 4214 Queensland Australia
                                                   Phone 07 5594 0388 Fax 07 5597 3350
                                                   Email info@ibrew.com.au                 Web: www.ibrew.com.au

				
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