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Old 06-17-2008, 07:50 PM   #11
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yeah the 5 gallon sanke's are 1/6 barrels. They make tall one's like we have and then short fat one's to. I think another name is a pony keg. The regular kegs you get are 1/2 barrels (15.5gal) so a 1/6th barrel is 1/3 of that at ~5gallons.

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Old 06-17-2008, 07:59 PM   #12
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Pony's are actually 1/4 barrel and come in at 7.75 gallons.

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Old 06-18-2008, 05:13 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by Homercidal View Post
I called a few places. Michigan Brewing Company does it and it costs I think $40 per keg (maybe $44). They got some tasty beers, but a bit of a drive. I maybe could talk a friend into having one of his kegs filled on his way up.

Dark Horse will with some caveats. They need 3 days notice, and not all their beers are available that way. They range in price from $50 to $58 I think she said. depending on gravity/style. Some seasonal might not be available. This is not likely an option for me because of the wait times. Too much travel involved to "maybe" get it filled.

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