13 Beers You Should Buy For Halloween

Are you gearing up for your best friend’s annual Halloween bash, or did you draw the short straw for trick-or-treat duty all night? Whatever you’re planning for this year’s All Hallow's Eve, there’s one element you need to make your evening complete—good beer. Fortunately, brewers … [Read more...]

The *REAL* Back-to-School Essentials [College Party Edition]

Now that summer is officially over and it's time to hit the books once again, you're probably thinking about what you need to bring to school with you. Heading back to campus after a summer of revelry can be a bittersweet feeling, but you can minimize those impending blues by stocking up on the real … [Read more...]

5 Deliciously Simple Dishes That Showcase Beer

Here are five dishes with straightforward recipes that are simple enough for anyone to make. Instead of using a long list of ingredients that you have to scour the grocery store to find, and that ultimately cover up the flavor of your beer, these recipes are designed to showcase the flavors of your … [Read more...]

Kegerator Video Library

For expert information and informative tutorials about choosing, using, and cleaning your kegerator, check out our video guides below! Video Index: How to Choose a Kegerator How to Install the Tap-Rite Ball Lock Easy Keg Conversion Kit How to Clean Your Kegerator KC2000 - EdgeStar Full … [Read more...]

Homebrew Kits: How to Choose the Right Kit for You

Having the right equipment is crucial to a successful home brewing. Rather than attempting to search for all of the necessary components individually, choosing to get a comprehensive Equipment Kit is the best place to start. That way, you know you’ll have everything you need right there and won’t be … [Read more...]

How to Brew Beer

Home brewing beer has been said to be part science and part art. There is a precise and calculated aspect to the process but at the same time the “rules” and any possible confines can be hazy, presenting grounds for personal interpretation and the creation of a truly unique beer. Sounds like it … [Read more...]

Step-by-Step: Kegerator Assembly Guide

This is a general reference guide for assembling and installing a standard full size kegerator. Depending on the kegerator brand, make, and model, slight modifications may be needed in the assembly and installation. For a visual reference of parts that are numbered in parentheses in this … [Read more...]

How to Use a Hydrometer in 4 Easy Steps

What is a Hydrometer? A hydrometer is a basic tool that is used to measure the ratio of a sample liquid’s density to the density of water. In home brewing, it is a necessary tool that will show you the degree to which the yeast is converting sugar into ethanol, ultimately helping you gauge the … [Read more...]

18 Frequently Asked Questions About Kegerators

Here at Kegerator.com, we know everything there is to know about kegerators and draft beer dispensers. Because of this we tend to receive a lot of questions from people that are interested in buying or troubleshooting their kegerator. Here are the eighteen most frequently asked questions that we … [Read more...]

Kegerator Parts List & Definitions

Listed Parts: Faucet Handle Faucet Beer Tower Guard Rail Drip Tray Regulator CO2 Tube CO2 Cylinder CO2 Holder Keg Coupler Metal Keg Floor Support Caster Washer (x2) Casters (x4) Neoprene Washer Snap-On Clamps (x2) Wire Shelves (not pictured) (x2) Half Barrel Keg (not … [Read more...]

Growlers 101: Why Every Beer Geek Should Own One

Over the Memorial day weekend, I was walking into a local pub I like to frequent to get my growler filled. While walking in with this big container, a group of people stopped me to ask what it was and why I had it. I was a little flabbergasted that they didn’t know what a growler was, so I gave them … [Read more...]

The Different Types of Beer Faucets Explained

The function of a faucet in dispensing beer is so crucial, yet its importance is so often completely overlooked. You may think a beer faucet is obviously a faucet and that’s all there is to it, but you couldn’t be more wrong. The intended function, design, shape, and materials used are all … [Read more...]