If you are beer enthusiast, who want to enjoy favorite draft beer the way the brewer intended that is cold, fresh and out of the tap then you should buy the Amazon’s best selling kegerators available in market. We also mentioned cheap kegerator brands which suits any budget at the end of the post.
We have picked the best kegerator for home and listed below detailed and in-depth kegerator review of each brands with ratings, price, Pros and Cons. A great article on tips and video guide showing operation of kegerator.
In-expensive Kegerators Comparison Chart
|Price||Check Price on Amazon||Check Price on Amazon||Check Price on Amazon||Check Price on Amazon|
|Regulator||Single Gauge||Single gauge||Double gauge||Single gauge|
|CO2 tank size||5 lb. Aluminum||5 lb. aluminum||2.5 lb aluminium||5 lb. aluminum|
|Coupler||Domestic “D” System Sankey||D system lever handle||American Sankey "D"||D system|
|Casters||4 available||4 available||4 available||4 available|
|Draft Tower||Stainless Steel Column||chrome plated metal||chrome beer tap||Chrome, steel finish|
|Weight||81.6 pounds||97 pounds||90 pounds||113 pounds|
|Size||28 x 16.75 x 15.5 inches||23.7 x 23.7 x 33 inches||20.3 x 26 x 32 inches||24 x 24.2 x 35.1 inches|
|Temperature Range||Low 30 F||34 to 45 F||Mid to high 30s F||Mid to high 30s F|
|Door Material||Black||Black||Black||Stainless Steel|
|Capacity (Cu ft.)||5.1 cu. ft.||4.9 cu. ft.||5.1 cu. ft.||5.8 cu.ft.|
There are many benefits of owning a beer keg refrigerator at home. Read Edgestar vs Kegco kegerator comparison chart post to differentiate features. If you want to buy high end kegerator then Kegco review of K309ss-2. Click here to read different types of kegerators in edgestar brand.
If you want to buy kegerator replacement parts check the former link.
Economical kegerator : EdgeStar KC1000SS Craft Brew keg
EdgeStar KC1000SS is the best inexpensive kegerator in the market. It features Digital Thermostat, Internal blue LED lighting, Internal circulation fan and but not compatible with casters.
Like other model beer keg dispensers, it has basic features like 2.5 stainless steel beer tower with stainless steel faucet, 2.5 lb CO2 tank, single gauge regulator and stainless steel D-coupler. Also check edgestar KC2000 review.
- It gives flexibility to use a ball lock keg but a home-brew conversion kit need to be purchased separately.
- It had all necessary components needed to store and dispense a beer keg.
- Few users informed that internal circulation fan helped to keep beverages to as low as 32F without freezing them, while maintaining even temperature within keg.
- It is designed to fit one sixth barrel or one Cornelius keg only.
- Few had problems with CO2 gauge that they were not able to adjust properly.
It is a simple beer dispenser and does all standard beer cooling and dispensing properly. This is the most affordable kegerator and value for the money that you have spent.
What is the cheap kegerator available in market?
If you are planning to buy a draft beer fridge, choosing the best affordable kegerator can be a confusing experience as there are numerous varieties of beer dispensers available in the market.
After spending number of hours for researching different brands and models, we picked up 4 inexpensive kegerator brands and reviewed them with Pros and Cons.
In this post we have explained everything covering all aspects in the view of buyer. Click here to watch video explaining economic kegerator brands available in market.
Why to Choose the Budget friendly Kegerator in 2018?
To save a lot of money:
- As we know if you purchase products in bulk, we will save large amount money and time. In the similar way, it is much cheaper to buy a keg than to purchase individual beer bottles or cans of beer. In general, you can save around 50 to 60% when purchasing a keg, depending on your brand of beer.
- If you are into local craft draft beers, you can often save significantly when purchasing a keg. You can inquire local craft brewery about how much it costs to purchase, what type and size of keg required.
To have perfect tasting draft beer:
- These devices holds a keg of beer in a perfect state for long duration of time without losing any quality and freshness like in Bars and pubs.
Excellent for large or small gatherings with friends:
- If you like beer parties with friends either as a small group or large group it is an perfect choice to have beer dispenser with cooler.
- It is always convenient to have Beer at home even at odd times and it saves your effort and money.
You can choose low cost kegerator among edgestar or kegco brands to meet your requirements.
Types of Beer Keg dispensers
Before buying beer dispenser, you should know different types and sizes of beer keg refrigerator depends on your requirement and budget.
- Mini kegerators : These are good for storing beer with limited space and can be tapped two to four times.
- Full-size:These are good choice for home use with large party gatherings and it has a pressurized carbon dioxide (CO2) tank and coupler to dispense beer.
- Commercial: These are constructed to meet commercial quality standards. These models are built for either freestanding or under-counter installation. These hold half barrel (full-size), quarter barrel ( pony) or mini kegs (5-liter).
- Outdoor: These are suitable for those want to keep beer frosty in rugged environments where temperatures are varying randomly like garages and basements.
Buy new Beer dispenser or build a kegerator at home?
If you have patience and time to make your own beer keg dispenser from a fridge with DIY conversion kit then read How to build a kegerator from a mini fridge post in this website. Some of the important items in conversion kit are listed below.
- ‘D’ System Keg Coupler
Dual Gauge Regulator
Chrome Beer Tower
Chrome Beer Faucet
5 lb. Aluminum CO2 Tank
- Detailed instruction manual
Before buying kegs you have to check your kegerator manual which keg sizes are suitable for it.There are 4 types of kegs are available which are listed below.
1. Half Barrel Keg
2. Quarter Barrel or pony keg
3. Slim Quarter Keg
4. Mini Keg
Click here to check guide answering where to buy a keg near me? Also listed 5 cheap kegs in that article.
Consider buying low priced kegerator, if you have budget constraint. Please check Amazon Top selling kegerators to see more options from all the brands available in market.