# Question: How Much Beer In A Half Barrel?

## How much beer is in a full keg?

We get this question constantly! And there is a huge amount of variation in the answer. To start with kegs come in all shapes ad sizes, the most common for large commercial breweries and bars is the 50L variety which holds approximately 150 stubbies (330ml bottles).

## How many 24 packs of beer are in a keg?

This is what most people know as “a keg,” but the half barrel name throws them off. One of these has 15.5 gallons of beer in it. That means you can get 165 12 oz. beers from it, or 124 16 oz.

## How many cans of beer are in a keg?

There are approximatly 165 cans (12oz) beers in a standard 15.5 gallon keg.

## How long does beer last in a keg?

For a properly stored keg in a kegerator, how long the beer will remain fresh will depend on the style of beer. Pasteurized beers can stay fresh from three to six months. For non-pasteurized beers, you can expect the keg to stay fresh approximately two months.

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## How much does a 1/2 barrel of beer weigh?

How Heavy is a Full Keg? The full keg weight of a half barrel keg is 160 pounds, and its empty keg weight is 30 pounds.

## How much does a sixtel of beer cost?

The standard 15.5 gallons (58.7 l) half-barrel size reaches a price of over \$250. However, the final cost depends on a beer brand, trade margins, deposit, and taxes. Thus, a half barrel of Stella Artois beer costs about \$200, and a quarter keg is around \$125, while a sixtel costs a little less than \$100.

## How many kegs of beer do I need for 150 people?

“If you plan on about one drink per hour per guest for a 150-person reception that lasts 5 hours, you’d need around 750 drinks.” So that would mean, if you’re only serving beer, you could use up to six kegs or nearly 30 24-packs of bottles or cans.

## Are Kegerators worth it?

A kegerator provides over \$55 in savings per keg! Plus, you can get the bar experience at home for much less than heading out! Again, we can’t emphasize enough how different draft beer taste from a can or bottle. It will greatly increase your beer experience!

## How many beers is a 1/2 keg?

1/2 barrel = 15.5 gallons = 124 pints = 165 12oz bottles – (Full Size Keg) 1/4 barrel = 7.75 gallons = 62 pints = 83 12oz bottles (Pony Keg)

## How long does beer last in a keg untapped?

A good rule of thumb is that the shelf life for a keg of pasteurized beer is about 90-120 days (or 3-4 months), and unpasteurized draft beer will last about 45-60 days (or 6-8 weeks) when stored at the proper temperature.

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## 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).