Ss Brewtech’s Biggest Baddest Holiday Giveaway Ever!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > DIY Projects > Kegerators and Keezers > Best way to run beer lines about a foot from the kegerator?
Thread Tools
Old 02-22-2011, 03:11 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: swedesboro, nj
Posts: 3
Default Best way to run beer lines about a foot from the kegerator?

I got my summit double kegerator, and will be installing it under my bar that I am building. The run from the tower on top of the bar to the kegerator will be about a foot or so. I went out and bought some pvc and some pipe insulation. Is this the right way to do it or is their an easier and more effective way?

scrapplejoe is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 02-22-2011, 04:55 PM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Alpharetta, GA
Posts: 41


I've got to deal with same thing except with a chest freezer on wheels.

How many lines are you running? What size pipe?
Alphabrew is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 02-22-2011, 05:05 PM   #3
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Hoplanta, Georgia
Posts: 734
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts


There are several ways. I have a simliar setup. I only have insulation in the tower and no insulation between the top of the fridge and start of the tower. My first pour is foamy and its fine after that.

You can use the same methods seen around here in various posts. Some people wire a PC fan to blow cold air up the tower. The other popular way is passive, you just run the beverage line through a copper tube up the tower. The copper tube has a good amount of length that is in the kegerator either by turning 90 degrees and runnning along the top of the inside of the kegerator or straight done in between the kegs.
Jaded Spirits Brewery
Primary: Dennis Hoppier III
Secondary: Empty
Bottles: Triple Berry Apple Cider, Cote Apple Cider, Wild Blackberry Apple Cider, Dim Wit II, Mighty Porter
Kegs: 4Cs IPA - The Diamond Standard, Innis & Gunn Rum Cask Clone.
On Deck: The "Three Stouts", Wild Blackberry Mead, Irish Red

Jaded Spirits DIY Stirplate
Blog @
Blog @ HBT
Atl300zx is offline
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How do commercial bottling lines cap the beer? mattd2 Other 18 03-31-2010 07:33 PM
glycol runs-flexible copper lines, or vinyl lines? chainsawbrewing Kegerators and Keezers 18 02-23-2010 04:30 PM
Beer Lines SAMPLER Kegerators and Keezers 8 02-17-2010 02:59 PM
Aquarium pumps for cleaning beer lines? RobertHSmith Cleaners (keg, carboy, lines, etc) 4 11-04-2009 01:38 AM
using pvc piping to run beer lines into wall? chainsawbrewing Kegerators and Keezers 9 05-28-2009 08:50 PM

Forum Jump

Newest Threads