Self Pour Taproom

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What’s a self pour taproom?  It’s the latest in beer drinking technology.  How could drinking beer get any better?  I know, it’s hard to imagine.  Well, as CBS news put it, think of it like a beer ATM.

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We start by opening a tab and giving you a Navigator Card.  It’s a card with an RFID chip in it that lets you go to the tap and pour what you want.  Just place the card above the tap, grab a glass and start pouring.  It’s that simple.  You don’t have to get a 16oz beer based on someone else’s recommendation and be stuck with it if you don’t like it.  At our self pour taproom you can try any number of our 48 taps of beer, wine and cider.

Are the robots taking over the beer world?

Na.  This technology isn’t some dystopian future where people won’t have jobs.  That’s spooky.  There will still be people greeting and making cocktails and that won’t change.  We love interacting with people and talking beer.  We think the self pour taproom model allows us to do both of those things better.  That allows us to talk about what beers you like and don’t like plus we’ve streamlined the process.  The taps are in your hands now.  With great power comes great responsibility.  No more waiting for 20 minutes for a beer order that might have been forgotten.

What if someone over serves himself or herself?  You are on point with these questions.  Crushing it.  2 points for Gryffindor.  So, yeah, that’s a real concern.  The way the law works, we have to check in with you every 32 ounces that are poured.  Not a big deal.  Does that harsh your vibe?  Yeah, well, that’s just, like, your opinion, man.

I just realized that I’m writing this without a beer in hand.  We need to rectify this.  Meet me at the beer wall in 15 minutes.