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How are the bubbles in your beer formed?

Bubbles are an essential part to your beer drinking experience, but how or why are they there? The answer to all of this is carbon dioxide (CO2)!   Why is CO2 in beer in the first place? CO2 is needed for the carbonation of beer which gives the popular beverage its distinctive element of bubbles. Carbonation, put simply, is carbon … Continue reading

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The Importance of Walk-in Cooler Safety

Walk-in coolers are a common refrigerator which can be found in just about every restaurant and supermarket or grocery store. Businesses take many safety precautions surrounding their walk-in coolers, however the dangers of potential CO2 leaks are often disregarded. As walk-in coolers are small, air tight, rooms, a CO2 leak of any size could not only be very costly, if … Continue reading

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Do you prefer carbonated or nitrogenated beers?

Nitrogen monitoring in breweries – keeping the bubbles in Britain

In this blog post, we take a look at how breweries use gases and why nitrogen monitoring in breweries is more essential than you initially might think…   Brewers Journal reported at the start of October (2016) that there are now around 1,700 breweries in the UK… an 8% increase since 2015, and a 65% increase since 2010. Demand for craft … Continue reading

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Food for thought at Northern Restaurant and Bar 2017

Analox Sensor Technology returned to Manchester to visit Northern Restaurant and Bar, the largest hospitality exhibition in the North-West of England. The exhibition hosted 300 exhibitors and over 7,500 visitors, as well as live cookery demos by nationally acclaimed chefs. Last year we exhibited with one of our local distributors, but this year we went to ‘walk the floor’ and … Continue reading

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Craft Beer corner at BrauBeviale Source: Nürnberg Messe

Cheers to beer! Gas monitoring in Germany at BrauBeviale

Find out how Analox are spreading the word about effective gas monitoring in Germany as they attend hospitality exhibition BrauBeviale. Analox have racked up the air miles in 2016 through visiting exhibitions – from Stockholm to Shanghai, the team have visited a lot of new and exciting places. The Analox sales team will be saying “Guten Tag” to Nuremberg in … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between nitrogen and nitrous oxide?

Contact us to find out more about our nitrogen/oxygen gas detection monitors, or sign up to our blog for twice-weekly updates about the gas industry. We’ve previously posted blogs about the confusion between carbon dioxide (CO2) and carbon monoxide (CO) as these gases are regularly mixed up. However, we recently visited and exhibited at Northern Restaurant and Bar in Manchester, … Continue reading

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Meet the team! Mel and Matt from Analox and Paul from Gas Monitoring Point.

Cheers to carbon dioxide detection! Northern Restaurant and Bar 2016

Analox Sensor Technology kick-started the exhibition season with a trip to the North-West to attend Northern Restaurant and Bar 2016. Northern Restaurant and Bar took place on Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 16 March at Manchester Central. It is the largest hospitality exhibition in the North-West of England and saw over 270 exhibitors and over 7000 visitors over the space of … Continue reading

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Do you know where your gases go?

Revisiting the Karlovac Brewery incident

As a gas monitoring company, we have been made aware of many tragic incidents concerning gas leaks. One of the most obscure and tragic is the incident which happened at the former Karlovac Brewery in Karlovac, Croatia in 2007. Karlovac Brewery (Karlovačka pivovara) was founded in 1854 and is one of Croatia’s most famous breweries, brewing national beer Karlovacko. In … Continue reading

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Has progressive beer duty contributed to an increase in microbreweries and cask ales?

The influence of Progressive Beer Duty in the UK

Forget fancy cocktails or a glass of prosecco, the most popular choice of drink in Britain is beer. And it’s no wonder, with more than 5,000 high quality beers to choose from. If you went into a pub and witnessed what people ordered, for every ten drinks, seven are likely to be beer, while the other three are usually wine, … Continue reading

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What's on the menu at your favourite pub or restaurant?

The FDA menu labelling and alcohol – what you need to know

If you live in America and visit chain restaurants on a regular basis, you may soon be surprised to find out how many liquid calories you are consuming with your meal. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have stated that chain restaurants in the US will have to provide nutritional information for the items they serve from 1 December 2016, and … Continue reading

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