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T&J installs drinks dispense at The Queens Road Tap micropub

T&J has provided installation services for a second micropub for Tollgate Brewery, on the Queens Road, Leicester.

The Queens Road Tap is the fourth micropub owned by Tollgate Brewery in the East Midlands – a chain of pubs that has received much praise, both from thirsty locals and prominent organisations, such as CAMRA.

The Queens Road Tap offers a traditional, welcoming and comfortable environment with no TV or music – in a back-to-basics approach, which is designed to encourage conversation.

There are four real ales available – a mixture of those produced by Tollgate and other guest ales – plus four guest craft kegs, two ciders and ten wines, as well as prosecco and gin.

T&J’s work included the installation of six brass through-counter handpulls and four single brushed nickel coloured fonts for beer dispense across keg and cask.

Queens Road Tap micropub interior 

Last year, T&J installed beer dispense equipment in Tollgate Brewery’s first micropub in its local market town of Ashby-de-la-Zouch. The Tap at No. 76 in Ashby is a Grade II listed property, meaning that the impact of the installation to the building had to be negligible – T&J’s experience of installing in a wide range of properties made this a simple task. 

Kevin Elliott, Managing Director of Tollgate Brewery, said: "For us, real ale is about beer that has been produced using the best ingredients and techniques that enhance the flavour and experience, rather than extend shelf life. T&J has been completely aligned with our sentiments, and that helped us choose them for The Tap at No 76 and now the Queens Road Tap."

Managing Director of T&J Installations, Ian Jones, said: “We take great pride in helping a company like Tollgate Brewery in creating new micropubs.

“The essence of the micropub isn’t just to serve great beer and guarantee people a good pint – they serve as a social hub for the community. We’ve seen this across a number of micropubs we’ve helped to become a reality – the locals flood in, and they talk to each other.”

T&J Installations offers a comprehensive service for microbreweries and micropubs. With a personal approach and an eye for detail, T&J will help you to deliver your unique vision. Furthermore, with our experience in managing operations and projects for national breweries, we are in an ideal position to advise on and support future plans for expansion.

For more information on T&J Installations’ beer dispense services for microbreweries and micropubs, please contact Ian Jones by calling 0121 783 8925 or emailing info@tjinstall.co.uk.


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