Kegs, beer bottles, growlers and wine bottles all mark an important closure to the initial phases of the brewing process. From here the steps are just as crucial, however they come with their own challenges and equipment.

There are many factors in determining the path for you. For example, the price of bottling compared to kegging can be much lower. You can recycle bottles, and simply purchase a capper and some caps. This method generally involves using some priming sugar to build the pressure and the bubbles in the bottle after it has been capped. Although priming sugar is not necessary if you are going from something already pressurized...such as a keg! The reason you may be choosing both kegs and bottles is for storage reasons, or maybe even for gifting.

One more important factor to consider with bottles is the color of the bottles. Light is beers enemy. That is why any beer that might have a shelf life is bottled in green or brown bottles. Clear bottles will not keep out the light, and therefor are a poor choice

Kegs on the other hand certainly require less steps, however it requires some more capital as far as expenses go. CO2 tanks are used to pressurize (note you can also use priming sugar for carbonation), and you have the investment in the kegs. Cornelius kegs are a common method, and very easy to store and transport. You can get very inexpensive tap systems as well. These types of kegs are not the only ones available. The only requirement besides being able to stay clean is that you can seal it with pressure. 15.5 Gallon kegs can easily be converted with some welding experience.

These are not all of the considerations but lay some of the groundwork. Its very possible that you end up with both bottles and kegs in your beer room, refrigerator or kegerator.

Beer Bottles

  • Home Brew Ohio 12 oz Beer Bottles- Amber- Case of 24

    Product Features

    • 24 beer bottles
    • 12 oz bottles
    • Use with crown caps

    Description

    • 12oz beer brewing bottles pry off. This Product is manufactured in United States. 24 beer bottles. Easy to use.
  • Monster Brew Home Brewing Supp Amber Beer Bottles (24 Pack), 12 oz

    Product Features

    • Case of 12oz Bottles
    • 24 Bottles per case
    • New Amber Glass
    • Use approx. 48 bottles per 5 gallon batch
    • Pop top mouth for use with any capper & caps

    Description

    • These are brand new 12oz amber longneck beer bottles and are sold by the case. Each bottle is made to withstand carbonation pressure. Use 48 bottles for a 5 gallon batch of beer.

Corny Kegs

CO2 Tanks

  • 2.5 lb co2 tank empty by Home-Brew.com

    Product Features

    • 2.5 LB capacity, 1800 PSI, DOT-3AL & TC-3ALM designed
    • Brushed aluminum body with plain dome (colors available)
    • Aluminum Carbon Dioxide Cylinder with CGA 320 valve installed, shipped empty
    • high strength aluminum alloy 6061-T6, 4.38 inch diameter, 13.8 inch length, 0.75" UNF inlet thread

    Description


    • WARNING: THIS PRODUCT CONTAINS ONE OR MORE CHEMICALS KNOWN TO THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO CAUSE CANCER AND BIRTH DEFECTS OR OTHER REPRODUCTIVE HARM. WASH HANDS AFTER HANDLING.


      Aluminum Carbon Dioxide Cylinder with CGA 320 valve installed. Brushed aluminum body with plain dome (colors available), 2.5 LB capacity, 1800 PSI, DOT-3AL & TC-3ALM designed, high strength aluminum alloy 6061-T6, 4.38 inch diameter, 13.8 inch length, 0.75" UNF inlet thread. All cylinders are manufactured in accordance with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) 3AL and Transport Canada (TC) 3ALM requirements. Every cylinder is inspected and tested by a DOT and TC authorized independent inspection agency.
      ,br> Specification
      Service Pressure: - 1800 psi / 124 bar Specification: - DOT-3AL & TC-3ALM designed Alloy: - Manufactured from high strength aluminum alloy 6061-T6 Threads: - B5 & larger supplied with 1.125-12 UNF thread, all others with .750-16 UNF thread - Other thread sizes available upon request Markings: - As required by specification, inclusive of tare weight - Additional markings available upon request Finish: - Standard finish is brushed body with unpainted crown Common Configuration: - B10 and larger with valve & carrying handle, B5 and smaller with valve only (We also carry a complete line of compressed gas cylinders valves and parts)

  • 20 lb CO2 Tank New Aluminum CGA320 with SIPHON TUBE

    Product Features

    • Aluminum Carbon Dioxide Cylinder with CGA 320 valve installed and carry handle/valve protector.
    • 20 Pound (LB) capacity, Shipped empty.
    • 1800 PSI, DOT-3AL and TC-3ALM designed, high strength aluminum alloy 6061-T6.
    • 8.0 inch diameter, 28.2 inch length, 1.125" UNF inlet thread.

    Description

    • (WARNING: THIS PRODUCT CONTAINS ONE OR MORE CHEMICALS KNOWN TO THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO CAUSE CANCER AND BIRTH DEFECTS OR OTHER REPRODUCTIVE HARM. WASH HANDS AFTER HANDLING.) These 20 Pound tanks include a carry handle for easy transport and a pre-installed siphon tube. Clean, corrosion-resistant, lightweight aluminum CO2 cylinders are the ideal choice for dispensing beers, lagers, ciders, stouts, and carbonated soft drinks, as well as for use in kegerators and other home-dispensing devices.
  • Victory 20 lb CO2 Tank- New Aluminm Cylinder with CGA320 Valve with Carry Handle

    Product Features

    • 20 LB - CO2 (Carbon Dioxide) cylinder with valve, shipped empty.
    • 20 LB capacity.

    Description

    • WARNING: THIS PRODUCT CONTAINS ONE OR MORE CHEMICALS KNOWN TO THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO CAUSE CANCER AND BIRTH DEFECTS OR OTHER REPRODUCTIVE HARM. WASH HANDS AFTER HANDLING. 20 Pound capacity Aluminum carbon dioxide cylinder with CGA 320 valve installed and carry handle/valve protector, shipped empty, 8.0 inch diameter, 28.2 inch length, 1.125\" UNF inlet thread. The cylinder must be used in a fully upright position, Do Not tilt it or lay it on its side, Cylinder with valve, Shipped Empty, We also carry a full line of repair parts and accessories. If you have any questions about this item, please feel to email us or contact us. Please contact us for more quantity.

CO2 Regulator

  • Dual Gauge CO2 Beer Regulator-Homebrew Kegerator Draft Beer Dispensing CO2 Regulator-Unit with CGA-320 inlet, 0-60 PSI Working Pressure, 0-3000 PSI Tank Pressure with Safety Pressure Relief Valve

    Product Features

    • The dual gauge beer regulator and professional grade tool that will always tell you working pressure and tank pressure with pinpoint accuracy.
    • The heavy dual gauge CO2 beer regulator is a completely standard unit(CGA320 and 3/8'').Every valve can be adjusted without tools and it is very easy to setup.
    • The On-off valve can relieve the pressure that make it easy to switch tanks and kegs.On-off valve for flow control,convenient and no waste a bunch of CO2 gas any more.
    • The barbed output allowing you connect a variety of gas line types easily.Made of high quality materials,durable,strength and easy to clean.
    • It is designed for you who want to have different taste of beer.By adding distributor to outlets,you can serve multiple kegs with this regulator.Get it to prepare for home-party and a gathering of friends.

    Description

    • Size:Single Output

      Weight:27.32 oz

      Inlet connection:CGA320

      On-off built-in check valve

      Dual Gauge CO2 Regulator for Draft Beer Homebrew Kegerator.

      It can maintain the pressure of the output gas and the steady flow.

      Manual Pressure Release Valve and Pressure Adjustment Knob make the adjust easier and better.

      The heavy duty double gauge and professional grade tool that will always tell you working pressure and tank pressure with pinpoint accuracy.Both gauges are easy to read.

      The top gauge shows how much CO2 Pressure is in the keg and displays 0-60 psi. The second gauge shows how much CO2 gas is left inside the CO2 Tank and features a 0-3000 psi display.



      You can get it for next party and leisure time,wish you have a nice day.
  • Kegco KC LH-542-2 Dual Product Premium Pro Series Dual Gauge Co2 Beer Regulator, Chrome

    Product Features

    • Pro Series Dual Output Double Gauge Regulator pressurizes two kegs at once
    • Adjust pressure knob by hand - no tools necessary!
    • Output Ball Valve - 5/16" Hose Barb x 1/4" mnpt
    • Integral Safety pressure relief valve releases at 45 PSI
    • Home brew Kits and accessories

    Description

    • This Pro Series dual-output double gauge regulator is loaded with high end features! If you plan on dispensing two separate kegs but do not need to have independent keg pressures, then this regulator will work for you. This regulator has a Y splitter with two independent shut off valves, so you can still run a single keg if you want to. The Pressure Adjustment Knob can be turned by hand so it does not require tools. It also features a pressure release valve so you can release pressure from the system at the regulator. This is great a great feature if you have a keg coupler that does not include a pressure release valve.