Put a mini keg on your counter

Anywhere that you might want a keg--at home, at a tailgate, while camping--the Avanti Mini Pub will fit.

The Avanti Mini Pub
The Avanti Mini Pub Living Direct

Bringing a full-size keg isn't always possible: when you're camping, for instance, it can take up valuable space in your vehicle. Even at home, a full-size keg may be a tight fit. But the Avanti Mini Pub offers an elegant solution for tapping 5-liter mini beer kegs. The mini kegs fit inside the smaller-size beer tapper, letting you cool them down and pour beer anywhere. The beer tapper is a lightweight thermoelectric model that autodefrosts. It runs silently and can use any standard 5-liter mini keg. The exterior is stainless steel.

The Avanti Mini Pub stands 16 inches tall and weighs 23 pounds; though it may not work too well if you're planning to pack in your gear for a camping trip, it's easy to use just about anywhere else that you may need a cold beer. The beer tapper come with both AC and DC power adapters. It even has a digital display for both Celsius and Fahrenheit temperatures so you know just how chilly your beer is. The Avanti Mini Pub costs around $230; it uses CO2 cartridges and comes with three--enough to dispense at least three kegs--and you can buy more as needed.

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    Thursday Bram is a freelance journalist of over five years experience. She has worked in real estate and property management, learning the hard way the difference between the appliances that people like and the appliances that actually work in a home. Thursday currently lives in Maryland.

     

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