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Movement to let fans pour their own beers goes flat

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 05 / 15 / 17

It’s getting close to last call for one self-serve beer system in place at sports facilities. Two years ago, DraftServ, a portable self-serve beer kiosk allowing fans to pour their own beers measured by the ounce, was the hot gadget in sports. Multiple concessionaires tested the system to h...

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