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Frozen Summer Drink Recipes for Your Buffalo or Rochester Restaurant or Bar

Summertime is a fun time if you’re a bartender or restaurant owner in Buffalo or Rochester: you get to concoct beverages that you probably couldn’t serve at any other time of the year. From daiquiris, margaritas and mojitos to smoothies virgin and otherwise, this is the time to get creative with your frozen drinks. Need […]

Draft beer dispensing system

Parts of a Draft Beer Dispensing System

If you are looking to install a draft beer dispensing system in your Buffalo- or Rochester-area bar or restaurant, it’s easy enough to hire a professional to do the job (and we strongly recommend that you do just that). But while you’re doing that, it’s also a good idea to study how your draft beer […]

Flight of beers

Save the Date: Buffalo Brew Fest Coming June 22nd!

Beer making is an art – as many of our Irish Carbonic Beer Division customers can attest. The question is, where is the best gallery to compare those delectable creations? As it happens, Buffalo NY is the perfect place to ogle and imbibe the best brews, thanks to The New York State Brewers Association and the […]

Nitro cold brew coffee

Five Things You Need to Know About Nitro Coffee

You may not yet feature nitro coffee at your Buffalo- or Rochester-area bar or restaurant – but considering how much it’s trending these days, it might be a great option to offer your customers. If you’re not familiar with nitro coffee, here are five questions and answers about the emerging brew. What is nitro coffee? […]

Carbonated beverage

Why Choose Bulk CO2 Deliveries for Your Restaurant or Bar?

In the bar and restaurant business, you rarely get a second chance to make a first impression – one flat or skunky beer or soda pour or and you’re not likely to win that customer back for round 2. One of the most important ways to avoid bad pours and keep the taste, aroma, and […]

Outdoor restaurant

Spring Is in Full Swing – Get Your Outdoor Bar or Restaurant Space in Shape

Now that winter is behind us (mostly) here in Rochester and Buffalo, NY, it’s time to start getting your outdoor patio space ready for the warm weather months ahead. What does that mean for you as a restaurant or bar owner? Well, besides getting your rockin’ hot spot ready (with a little help from propane […]

Easter decorations and balloons

Celebrate Easter with Balloons, Balloons, Balloons!

Easter (April 21) just might be the most colorful holiday of the year – definitely a day to let your springtime spirit out and celebrate the festive renewal of the season. When it comes to decorating for festive renewal, nothing does the job better than helium balloons. Rent a helium tank from Irish Carbonic this Easter […]

Food in the freezer

10 Ways to Keep Your Food Fresh During a Spring Power Outage

Spring has officially arrived here in Buffalo and Rochester – time to break out your propane grill and start thinking about all the warm weather activities you have patiently waited for during our winter hibernation period. But spring can also bring some wicked weather and power outages our way – outages that can easily spoil several […]

Bar Saint Patrick's Day

Bar and Restaurant Owners: Don’t Pour March Profits down the Drain!

If you’re a bar or restaurant owner, you know how busy March can get, with March Madness, St. Patrick’s Day, and the start of spring all contributing to a breakout month on the bar scene. The problem is you could be pouring a significant portion of your March profits down the drain if you use […]

Giving a toast

Saints and Madness: Is Your Bar Ready for March?

March is a big month for beer drinkers – and bar owners. Are your beer lines and taps up to the challenge of pumping out consistently crisp cold ones through the Sweet Sixteen, Elite Eight, Final Four, and championship game – or for the long day and night of St. Patty’s Day celebrations (be ready: […]

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