18 Patriotic Beers to Fuel Your July 4th Party

The 4th of July. Ah, that day when the grill gets brushed off; the TV gets repositioned for a coming game; some head, blanket and cooler in hand, to their favorite picnic spot; parades rollick; fireworks color the warm evening skies; and… libation is sought. Before you head out that door seeking … [Read more...]

4 Tips To Choosing the Right Brew Kettle

Other than a beginner equipment kit, the first significant investment most homebrewers make when they take up brewing is their brew kettle. Choosing the right brew kettle is incredibly important. If you choose wisely and maintain the equipment well, your brew kettle can be with you for … [Read more...]

No Sparge Brewing: How to Save Time on Your Brew Day

One of the best things about being a homebrewer is the freedom that comes with the hobby. Homebrewers are free to experiment in many ways which would be considered impractical, expensive, and even crazy in a commercial setting. This freedom often creates some fantastic ingenuity at the homebrew … [Read more...]

8 Must-Have Brewing Gadgets

Homebrewing is a hobby that offers a relatively low cost entry point for people who are thinking about making their own beer. Starter kits are a great way to start off. They're easy to find, and offer a range of products that include fermentation/bottling buckets, bottles/caps, cappers, siphons, … [Read more...]

10 Festive Beers to Drink During the Holidays

The holiday season is a time for celebrating the year with good food and good beer. December is a particularly great month for beer enthusiasts because it inspires brewers to take advantage of the great late-season flavors. If you’re looking to get the right beer for your holiday party or simply … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Speed up Your Homebrew Process

Let’s face it; everyone’s time is precious. Like me, many people use brew days as a way to escape and unwind. Because of my other commitments (kid, work, life, etc), finding a 4-5 hour free time period to brew was becoming more and more troublesome. My options were to start brewing at 8pm and … [Read more...]

INFOGRAPHIC: A Beginner’s Guide to Homebrewing

Click on Infographic to view larger version. Embed Code: Infographic via: Kegerator.com So You Want to Brew Your Own Beer, But Not Sure How to Start? We receive a lot of questions here at Kegerator.com. From troubleshooting a kegerator to brewing your own beer, we've heard just … [Read more...]

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...]