How to Tap a Keg

Last updated on May 13th, 2024 at 01:21 pm

Now that you’ve purchased your awesome Keg Cooler and selected the finest draft beers, it’s time to get those kegs hooked up and ready to make you some money. Below are step by step directions to install a keg. Instructions may vary slightly by manufacturer so please refer to your owners manual for assistance.

1. Connect line from the pressure source to lap nipple with a clamp. Using a coupling washer, connect beer line to thread on probe. Holding flats on probe with wrench tighten wing nut or hex nut on beer house.

2. Align tap with lugs on barrel, insert tap.

3. Turn tap body handle, 1/4 turn clockwise until tight to secure tap to barrel. Turn on pressure regulator.

4. Rotate wheel handle 1/4  turn clockwise. Make sure handle is turned as far as it will go to stop to ensure that the beer and gas ports in the keg down tube will be fully opened.

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