What is Beer Cave Shelving?

What is Beer Cave Shelving?

By Handy Store Fixtures
Posted in Liquor Stores, Shelving
On April 21, 2017

Whether you are planning a new liquor store layout or updating your current liquor store shelving, you have probably heard of beer cave shelving. But what exactly is beer cave shelving, how much room does it require, and why do you need it for your liquor store? Read on to learn all about the best option in retail beer cooler shelving.

What is Beer Cave Shelving?

A beer cave is a walk-in cooler dedicated to beer sales. It is a great way to offer customers a wide variety of different beer options that are already cold. The Handy Store Fixtures Beer Cave Shelving is made up of durable NSF approved black powder coated steel that can hold heavy cases of beer, as well as, six and twelve packs in a clean compact area. On 84” high units, the three top shelves are gravity fed, while the bottom two shelves are flat. Beer cave shelving can be stocked from the back so that you don’t have to interrupt customers while they are shopping

How Much Room Does a Beer Cave Require?

Beer caves can be designed to fit most spaces. If you already have ample beer shelves but don’t currently have a beer cooler, your beer cave will require restructuring your liquor store layout. The minimum space required for a beer cave depends on how much room you want for your beer shelving. After that, you need to make sure that there is room for at least a couple of people to stand comfortably without leaving the door open to minimize energy loss. If you need help designing your beer cave or are uncertain if you have enough room for one, contact us and we can determine the optimal layout for your liquor store location.

Do I Really Need a Beer Cave?

Customers love beer caves because they love cold beer. Over the last ten years, the popularity of local craft beers have had a positive impact on liquor store sales. Beer caves are cooled to exactly 28 degrees so that the beer is kept as cold as possible. Because most customers purchase cases or twelve packs of beer right before their event, party, or evening starts, it is imperative that you offer their favorite brands pre-chilled merchandised properly to increase sales - with enough stock that you don’t sell out of cold beer during peak sales times. If a large percentage of your liquor sales come from beer - or if you are wanting to increase the percentage of your beer sales - a beer cave may be just what you need.

Ready to get started today? Contact us to start planning your beer cave shelving or check out our other liquor store display options to better serve your customers and increase your sales.

Handy Store Fixtures

Handy Store Fixtures

Headquartered in Newark, New Jersey, Handy Store Fixtures is a United States leading store fixture manufacturer producing the highest-quality retail display fixtures. We provide independent retailers with a variety of shelving and display options and services designed making the store shelving layout process easy.