Keg Size Chart

The chart provides information on the volume in gallons and liters, as well as the number of servings in 12oz and 16oz sizes, for different keg sizes including Half Barrel, Quarter Barrel, Slim Quarter, Sixth Barrel, Cornelius Keg, and Mini Keg.
Keg Name Volume (US gallons) Volume (Liters) # of 12oz servings # of Pints (16oz)
Half Barrel (Full Keg) 15.5 58.7 165 124
Quarter Barrel (Pony Keg) 7.75 29.3 82 62
Slim Quarter 7.75 29.3 82 62
Sixth Barrel (Sixtel) 5.16 19.5 56 41
Cornelius Keg (Corny Keg) 5 18.9 53 40
Mini Keg 1.32 5 14 10

The Keg Size Chart provides information about different keg sizes commonly used for serving beverages. The chart includes details such as the keg name, volume in both US gallons and liters, the number of 12oz servings the keg can provide, and the equivalent number of pints (16oz) it can hold. This chart is a helpful reference for those in the beverage industry or anyone who needs to plan and estimate quantities for events or gatherings.


What is a Keg Size Chart?

A Keg Size Chart is a visual representation or table that provides information about the various sizes or volumes of kegs used in the beverage industry.

What are the common keg sizes?

The most common keg sizes include - Half Barrel (15.5 US gallons or 58.7 liters) - Quarter Barrel (7.75 US gallons or 29.3 liters) - Sixth Barrel (5.16 US gallons or 19.5 liters) - Mini Keg (1.32 US gallons or 5 liters) - Corny Keg (5 US gallons or 18.9 liters)

How many beers are in a keg?

The number of beers in a keg depends on the keg size and the serving size. As a general guideline, a Half Barrel keg (15.5 gallons) can provide around 165 12-ounce servings, a Quarter Barrel keg (7.75 gallons) can provide around 82 servings, and a Sixth Barrel keg (5.16 gallons) can provide around 55 servings.

Can I compare keg sizes to understand their equivalency in bottles/cans?

Yes, it is possible to compare keg sizes with bottles/cans. As a reference point, a standard beer case usually contains 24 bottles or cans, with each having a volume of 12 ounces. You can then calculate how many cases equate to a specific keg size. For example, a Half Barrel keg is equivalent to approximately 6.9 cases (165 servings / 24 bottles per case), assuming each serving is 12 ounces.

Are there other keg sizes apart from the common ones mentioned?

Yes, there are other keg sizes available apart from the common ones. These include various European keg sizes such as the 50 liter (13.2 gallons), 30 liter (7.9 gallons), and 20 liter (5.3 gallons) kegs. Additionally, there are specialty kegs like the 10 liter (2.6 gallons) and the 2.5 gallon (9.5 liters) kegs, which are often used for smaller home draft systems or limited edition brews.

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