Do you know how many beers are in a keg? A barrel (Bbl) is the standard method for measuring kegs of beer.
Depending on the breweries in different countries and areas, beers are kegged in various size containers with different types of spear.
Beer kegs and barrels popular sizes as follows
- 1/2 barrel = 15.5 gallons = 124 pints = 165 12oz bottles - (Full Size Keg)
- 1/4 barrel = 7.75 gallons = 62 pints = 83 12oz bottles (Pony Keg)
- 1/6 barrel (20 Ltr) = 5.2 gallons = 41 pints = 55 12oz bottles (Sixtel)
- 50 Liter = 13.2 gallons = 105 pints = 140 12oz bottles
- 30 liter = 8.1 gallons = 64 pints = 86 12oz bottles
Types of spear
A spear, G spear, D spear and S spear
Mini beer keg 2L, 3.6L and 5L are popular too.