Coldbreak Brewing HERMS Giveaway!

HomeBrewSupply AMCYL Brew Kettle Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > DIY Projects > Kegerators and Keezers > Portable kegerator - BYO knockoff
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 12-09-2012, 10:30 PM   #1
Rcole
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Posts: 88
Liked 9 Times on 7 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default Portable kegerator - BYO knockoff

The Dec. 2012 issue of BYO magazine featured this beer tower. Here is my take on it with build pictures to follow (need to add a drip tray).



Click image for larger version

Name:	image-92418749.jpg
Views:	728
Size:	52.1 KB
ID:	87741


__________________
"You can lead a horse to water, but a pencil must be lead."
Rcole is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2012, 10:32 PM   #2
Rcole
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Posts: 88
Liked 9 Times on 7 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Build pictures...


Click image for larger version

Name:	image-2329668088.jpg
Views:	714
Size:	46.8 KB
ID:	87744



Click image for larger version

Name:	image-1617503597.jpg
Views:	703
Size:	41.9 KB
ID:	87743



Click image for larger version

Name:	image-2984890415.jpg
Views:	705
Size:	41.4 KB
ID:	87742


__________________
"You can lead a horse to water, but a pencil must be lead."
Rcole is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2012, 10:34 PM   #3
Rcole
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Posts: 88
Liked 9 Times on 7 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

More build pictures...


Click image for larger version

Name:	image-3559831109.jpg
Views:	702
Size:	37.9 KB
ID:	87745



Click image for larger version

Name:	image-1316917670.jpg
Views:	703
Size:	49.6 KB
ID:	87746



Click image for larger version

Name:	image-4231161887.jpg
Views:	697
Size:	27.5 KB
ID:	87747
__________________
"You can lead a horse to water, but a pencil must be lead."
Rcole is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2012, 10:36 PM   #4
Rcole
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Posts: 88
Liked 9 Times on 7 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Final set of build pictures...



Click image for larger version

Name:	image-3681233685.jpg
Views:	703
Size:	38.4 KB
ID:	87748



Click image for larger version

Name:	image-3735324314.jpg
Views:	712
Size:	53.4 KB
ID:	87749
__________________
"You can lead a horse to water, but a pencil must be lead."
Rcole is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2012, 01:39 PM   #5
cpl-america
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Brandon, suffolk, uk
Posts: 421
Liked 61 Times on 50 Posts
Likes Given: 40

Default

how are you cooling the keg? c02?
cpl-america is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2012, 08:26 PM   #6
jlb307
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
 
jlb307's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: , PA
Posts: 237
Liked 34 Times on 26 Posts
Likes Given: 22

Default

pretty sweet.
__________________
There is no "good beer" and "bad beer." Only what you like. Save the snobbery for the wine and cheese crowd.
jlb307 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2012, 11:02 PM   #7
Rcole
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Posts: 88
Liked 9 Times on 7 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by cpl-america
how are you cooling the keg? c02?
Dry ice. But I'm exploring some sort of liner for crushed ice.
__________________
"You can lead a horse to water, but a pencil must be lead."
Rcole is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-11-2012, 12:32 AM   #8
Psych
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Kelowna, BC
Posts: 785
Liked 37 Times on 34 Posts
Likes Given: 35

Default

It certainly is a box! What are you using for Co2 and where will you put it? Does it or will it roll?
Psych is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-11-2012, 12:33 AM   #9
evolcoms
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Hemet, Ca
Posts: 380
Liked 11 Times on 11 Posts
Likes Given: 18

Default

Man, that is perfect! You can take it with you anywhere!
__________________
Sam
www.dartfrogsetc.com

Beers
In the Works: Peach Berry Wheat Ale
Conditioning: Blue Moon Clone, Double O' Blossom Honey Hefeweizen
In the Fridge:Blind Pig IPA, Raspberry Wheat Ale, Capt. Cascade American Amber Ale
Ciders
Primary #1: Carmel Apple Cider 4 weeks on 01/16/13 Primary #2: Spiced Apple Cider 2 weeks on 01/17/13
evolcoms is online now
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-11-2012, 01:48 AM   #10
Rcole
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Posts: 88
Liked 9 Times on 7 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by evolcoms
Man, that is perfect! You can take it with you anywhere!
Exactly!


__________________
"You can lead a horse to water, but a pencil must be lead."
Rcole is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Yet Another Portable Kegerator MaltnHops Kegerators and Keezers 6 06-18-2014 09:41 PM
My portable kegerator RandalG Bottling/Kegging 3 05-13-2012 02:15 AM
Portable Kegerator hamiltont General Beer Discussion 9 02-11-2012 09:33 PM
For Sale - Portable Kegerator DrHops For Sale 2 05-26-2010 11:50 AM
Portable Kegerator attitude Bottling/Kegging 3 07-28-2007 06:47 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS