- 1 How much does it cost to get a beer tap installed?
- 2 Can you have a beer tap at home?
- 3 How much does a keg cooler cost?
- 4 How much does a home keg system cost?
- 5 What is a direct draw kegerator?
- 6 What kind of tubing do you use for beer lines?
- 7 How long should beer line be from keg?
- 8 What is a keg coupler?
- 9 What size keg fits in a kegerator?
How much does it cost to get a beer tap installed?
A typical 20 beer tap wall installation will cost $20,757 with an average return on investment of less than 4 months based on extra revenue generated by your self-pour taps.
Can you have a beer tap at home?
From CNET Magazine: You can have craft beer on tap at home without paying a fortune. If you love beer, the benefit of a home kegerator is obvious. Unfortunately, the drawbacks of buying a commercial kegerator, a modified refrigerator-and-beer-tap system, are daunting.
How much does a keg cooler cost?
The cost of the kegerator or refrigeration unit ranges from $1,500 to $5,000 depending on capacity. Make sure you establish whether the following items are included: Dispense tower. Drip tray.
How much does a home keg system cost?
Breakdown of the Costs If you decide to buy a basic 6-tap system then it can cost you in the range of $300-$500. Then you will need to buy a kegerator that depending on its capacity can cost you anywhere between $1000-$5500.
What is a direct draw kegerator?
Direct draw beer systems are the most common and simplest type and are used when a keg of beer is located only a few feet away from the dispenser itself. They are self-contained units, meaning the beer is drawn directly from the refrigerated cabinet below it.
What kind of tubing do you use for beer lines?
For your beer line use 3/16″ vinyl beverage tubing. Make sure it’s the high quality stuff from a homebrew store. Don’t use hardware store tubing. For your CO2 line use 5/16″ vinyl beverage tubing.
How long should beer line be from keg?
Typical kegerators with draft towers usually have about 1.5 feet distance from the top of the keg to the faucet tap, so with a flow rate of 10 seconds per pint using a 3/16″ inner diameter beer line you would need around 8 feet of beer line if you were dispensing a keg served with 10 PSI of pressure.
What is a keg coupler?
Keg couplers, also known as keg taps or keg keys, attach to the top of your keg, connecting it to the gas line and the beer line and allowing CO2 to flow into the keg and delicious beer to flow out of it.
What size keg fits in a kegerator?
Commercial kegerators hold half barrel (full-size), quarter barrel (half-size or pony) or mini kegs (5-liter).