# How many ounces in a half barrel keg of beer

1,984 oz

Cornelius Keg Half Barrel Keg
Capacity (gal / oz / L) 5.0 gal 640 oz 18.93L 15.5 gal 1,984 oz 58.67L
Pints (16 oz) 40 124
Bottles / Cans (12oz) 53 165
Growlers (64 oz) 10 31

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

on the brewery, beers are kegged in various size containers, as follows: 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 many does a 1/2 barrel keg serve?

Keg Sizes

1/6 Barrel 1/2 Barrel
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Capacity – Gallons 5.16 15.5
Capacity – Litres 19.5 58.7
How many 12oz beers 55 110 6oz Wine Servings 165

## How ounces are in a keg of beer?

By standard U.S. keg size measurements, 1/2 bbl kegs total to 15.5 gallons or 165 12 oz. pours, 1/4 bbl kegs total to 7.75 gallons or 82 12 oz.

## How many 16 ounce beers are in a half keg?

124 16 oz

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 much is a half barrel keg?

Consider that the average cost for a standard half barrel keg of Budweiser is approximately \$100.

 Budweiser: \$103.75 \$23.50 6.88

## Are kegs worth it?

Even if you’re having a smaller get-together, a keg could be worth it, depending on how long everyone will be there. For example, if you’re inviting people to come at 5 p.m. and expect them to hang around until midnight, they might want more than four drinks apiece.

## What is the smallest keg size?

Mini Keg. Typically designed for mini kegerators, however, mini kegs can be compatible with larger kegerators. This is the smallest kegerator size often available and this keg contains 5 liters or 169.07 ounces.

## What size keg do I need for a party?

At 15.5 gallons of beer, a keg translates to roughly 165 12oz (the amount in a can) servings of beer. That means you can have 40 people over and everyone will get at least four beers, or eight beers each if you have 20 people over.

## Why is it called a Pony keg?

A quarter barrel, more commonly known as pony keg, is a beer vessel containing approximately 7.75 U.S. gallons (29.33 liters) of fluid. It is half the size of the standard beer keg and equivalent to a quarter of a barrel. The term pony refers to its smaller size – compare pony glass (quarter-pint) and pony bottle.

## How many ounces is a Pony keg?

The size of a keg is about half of a barrel. 125 pints = 165 12-ounce bottles oz bottles – (Full Size Keg) 1/4 barrel = 7. The 63 pints of 75 gallons so that 83 12 oz bottles (Pony Keg).

## How long does a keg stay fresh?

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. Many import and domestic beers are pasteurized.

## Why is a keg called a half barrel?

Types of Kegs
It’s called a half-barrel because the “barrel” is a legal unit of measure used for import and export statistics. In the U.S., a barrel, by definition, is 31 gallons (117 liters) of fermented beverage.

## Are Kegerators worth it?

We have been asked countless times, is it worth it? The short answer is yes! We go through a full economical breakdown of a kegerator versus buying bottles and cans in our blog post here. You really do save money in the long run when you get a kegerator and the bonus is the beer tastes so much better!

## How much is an empty beer keg worth?

At 30 pounds empty weight, a typical stainless steel keg might be worth around \$24 (January 2013 scrap price for 304 stainless steel of ~80 cents per pound). While the price of scrap fluctuates, recent history has shown that the scrap value of a keg is easily the same or higher than a typical \$20-30 deposit.

## Why do people steal kegs?

Keg theft​
Thieves steal the items because of their scrap metal value and the industry has become so blighted by the theft a trade association – Keg Watch – has been formed to reduce losses as a result of the crime.

## Can you return a keg with beer still in it?

As long as it belongs to the brewery, the keg remains its property. Empty kegs should be returned within a reasonable time frame.