Convert Your Unused Draft Lines to Dispense Cocktails, Kombucha, and More

Kate Bernot

Draft lines are like tables: Every moment they’re sitting idle represents lost revenue.

Traditionally, the draft tower has solely been beer’s domain. Yet as kegged beer sales have slowed over the past decade, operators are increasingly looking to other, faster-selling beverages that can be dispensed through these taps. In 2019, U.S. and imported beer kegs sold at bars and restaurants were 2 million barrels behind 2014 volumes, and the rate of decline accelerated in 2023.