How do you use a Micro Matic keg coupler?

Ensure the keg coupler handle is in the upright (OFF) position. Align the triangular coupler opening with the keg valve. Place keg coupler onto the valve and turn clockwise to engage into position (about 90 degrees). Press the handle downward (ON) this will allow gas to enter the keg and beer to flow out of the keg.

Can you refill a key keg?

KeyKegs can be easily filled by hand with the KeyKeg filling head. Some microbreweries can fill 40-60 KeyKegs per hour working with two people and four filling heads.

What is KeyKeg?

KeyKegs are essentially a sterile bag within an outer plastic sphere capable of holding pressure. When filled the inner bag expands to fill the outer plastic sphere. When served the beer leaves the bag and the space in the sphere is replaced with the serve gas.

How do you hook up a keg coupler?

Connect Keg Coupler To connect the keg coupler (10) to the keg (17), first make sure the black pull handle of the keg coupler is in the closed (diagonal/upper) position. Insert the keg coupler into the locking neck of the beer keg and turn clockwise 25° to lock in into place. Now the keg coupler is secured to the keg.

How do you connect a keg to a Kegerator?

Follow these steps:

  1. Keep the tank upright at all times.
  2. Attach the beer line to the keg coupler, placing a rubber washer at the connection point.
  3. Attach the gas line to the CO2 regulator output barb and tighten screw clamp.
  4. Connect the other end of the gas line to the keg coupler and tighten screw clamp.

How do you vent a KeyKeg?

Use the pull ring on the keykeg coupler to release gas from the keg. Pull down the beer tap to let all the excess gas get released – they’ll lose a bit of beer here unfortunately. Leave the beer tap open for at least 2 hours. Should see big bubbles of beer coming out – that’s a good sign!

Can you tap a keg without a tap?

Jam your screwdriver in the ball pressure valve on top of the “spear” in the keg and press it in. This allows the gas to escape, along with your warm bubbly cargo. Pro-tip: wear waterproof shoes and don’t do this during winter.

Can you Retap a keg?

When you buy a keg it should only have CO2 in it. As such the keg does not go flat. If you tap it with a true system using CO2 as the gas then you should be able to tap and re-tap the keg as you wish, since you are not introducing a foreign gas. When you tap the keg with a hand pump you are pumping in O2, or oxygen.

How do you tap a keg?

To tap a keg with the American D, European S, or U systems, remove the plastic or cardboard cap from the top of the keg. Ensure the lever on the pump is pulled up, then seat the pump into the opening on the keg valve. Push the tap system down on the keg valve, then twist the tap clockwise about 90 degrees.

What is keykeg and how does it work?

“KeyKeg is the greatest solution for ensuring the taste and quality of our beer reaches customers exactly as we intended. It’s the craft-beer industry standard, and KeyKeg circularity also fits our philosophy for running a sustainable, honest and open business.”

What is keykeg 10 L?

KeyKeg 10 L, 20 L and 30 L provide maximum shelf life, stable handling, stackability and custom branding possibilities. A sustainable solution that allows your beverages to be dispensed almost to the last drop without CO₂. Make life easier with lightweight, easy-to-use Kegs. KeyKeg is used to dispense many different beverages, types and styles.

How do you use a Grundy tap?

Tap with the Grundy “G” system Remove plastic or cardboard cap from the fixture on top of the keg. You will see a triangle shaped valve on the keg top. Seat the pump on top of the keg. With the lever up (OFF), align the triangular coupler opening with the keg valve. Engage the tap. Pull the handle out, and push it down (ON). Check the seating.