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Xaviers Mum

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Hi everyone,
I need some help in picking my husband birthday present.

Ive done some reaserch and was going to pick the keg kings Keg Master Series 4 single ultratap SS.
I know that some little extras will need to be bought to get the entire thing running, however i just want to make sure ive picked the right fridge!!

Any suggestions?
Does anyone have one? Are you happy???

Thanks :)
 

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I would probably go for at least a 2 tap unit unless your husband only has one keg at a time ready.

Personally I just bought the Kegland series 4 3 tap unit, the fridge is the same but kegland supplies better gas/beer lines and push in fittings that make it easier to assemble. Kegland say their taps and regulator are better also but I don’t really know.

I am happy with the series 4 it can be a bit noisy at times but it doesn’t bother me because I have beer on tap in the lounge room.

What a wife! lucky husband! my Mrs wasn’t too happy when she received delivery for my kegerator.
 

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Hahahaha, lucky he is!

Why a 2 tap.. i would think only 1 person at a time would pour beer?
Or is this more if one runs out etc?
 

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I would second Beer gut's assessment.

Definitely go 2 taps, it's not a lot more money. And secondly, the fridges are the same from Kegland/Keg-King, but the associated bits you get in the package are of a superior quality from Kegland...in my opinion.

And also agree, what a great wife.....it didn't go as well in our house when I brought one home....
 

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Hahahaha, lucky he is!

Why a 2 tap.. i would think only 1 person at a time would pour beer?
Or is this more if one runs out etc?
If your husband only brews one type of beer or one recipe 1 tap would be fine, each tap connects to a different keg, for example tap 1 IPA, tap 2 Pale Ale, tap 3 porter or soda water or whatever you want to put in the keg. More taps = more flexibility, more variety not just people pouring from them.
:bigcheers:
 

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You guys are brilliant!
So one tap and be a vodka cranberry keg? hahaha!!

thanks again for your help!
Easily. For a standard 19L corny keg: 3 bottles of vodka, cordial/fruit juice to taste, top up with water, add CO2, chill and serve :drinkingbeer:!

Also easy to have a tap of soda water for making fizzy drinks for kids. Or you could mix the vodka and flavouring in your glass, then just add soda water. Leaves an extra tap for beer (it is supposed to be HIS kegerator, after all ;)).
 

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Agree with the others, one tap would be a bit limiting. 2 or 3 taps would be best. Personally I have 3 taps, so 3 different beers on tap at the same time. 3 19L kegs can fit inside the fridge and they'll stay fresh for a pretty long time.

If brewing is a little slow, a keg of soda water is always nice, or a vodka cranberry for yourself!

If you even remotely like beer, you'll find yourself loving it too!
 

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get a triple tap and also get the 100mm castors.

he will always make enough beer for having 3 option to drink and moving it around on the std castors is ordinary, upgrade to the bigger ones.
 

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Easily. For a standard 19L corny keg: 3 bottles of vodka, cordial/fruit juice to taste, top up with water, add CO2, chill and serve :drinkingbeer:!

Also easy to have a tap of soda water for making fizzy drinks for kids. Or you could mix the vodka and flavouring in your glass, then just add soda water. Leaves an extra tap for beer (it is supposed to be HIS kegerator, after all ;)).
Hahahaha... In that case, ill get a 10 tap to be fair he has enough :p :p :p
 

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