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Steps to Choosing the Ideal Bar Fridge

You know bars? The extraordinary places where every single worry you might have magically disappears once the bartender pours your drink and you start chit chatting with him/her? Oh yes, for many people these are the favourite spots to chill for a while and take the edge off. But in order for you to have your drinks served at their optimum, they first need to be kept at a specific temperature. For that very reason, these happy places (how I like to call them) need to have an appropriate bar fridge.

There are various types of bar fridges that have different features and uses. Some are designed for storing a specific type of beverage – for instance, wine should be stored in special fridges known as wine coolers. Other types of bar fridges, on the other hand, are much more versatile and can be used for storing all kinds of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, including beer, vodka, rum, gin, cider, juice, soda, etc.


In order to choose the ideal bar fridge for your business, you need to consider a couple of things first. Figure out where you want to install it and how much free space you have at your disposal for it to occupy. This way you will avoid investing in a model that takes up a lot of floor space and is too big for your bar. Bar fridges are available in a range of different sizes and capacities, therefore you can definitely find one that fits your space best.

In terms of capacity, you will need a model that can provide enough storage space for different types of drinks. The capacity is measured in litres, plus it can easily be determined by the internal dimensions of the cooler. So, before making a purchase, don’t forget to check these dimensions to see whether they suit your specific requirements.

The temperature range is another feature to consider when comparing different models of bar fridges. After all, if your drinks are not stored at the right temperature, they could easily lose their taste and texture. This is especially true for beers and wines that should be served cold. Many bar fridges come with a digital temperature controller that makes it easy to check the temperature at which the drinks are stored. They also feature an advanced thermostat that is used to adjust the temperature to suit the type of beverage that is being cooled. Just double check your space availability and your needs and choose a quality fridge that will help make the drinks you serve much tastier.