What is a Sankey keg coupler?

What is a Sankey keg coupler?

The keg coupler is the piece of draft beer equipment that connects your CO2 tank to your keg so beer can be pumped to your faucet. The bottom of the coupler go on the keg valve. Your gas line is attached to the side hose nipple, while the beer line connects to the top of the coupler.

How does a Sankey keg coupler work?

A keg coupler, also known as a keg tap connects the air line (the CO2 or Nitrogen tank) and the beer line to your keg so that everything flows properly. It uses the compressed air from the CO2 or nitrogen tank to push the beer out of your draft system and into your glass.

What are D system kegs?

The D-System Keg Coupler Your D-system keg coupler is designed to be used with American kegs, which are also known as Sankey kegs. These work with most North American beers, such as MGD, Bud Light, Coors, Blue Moon, and Pabst Blue Ribbon, and most craft beers.

What beers use Sankey coupler?

Sankey keg coupler fit kegs that are mainly US/American valves like Budweiser, Miller and Coors.

How do I know what keg coupler I have?

Beer Keg Couplers and What Is the Difference Between Them?

  1. D-type coupler – fits U.S. Sankey keg valves.
  2. U-type coupler – fits some European keg valves.
  3. G-type coupler – fits some European keg valves.
  4. S-type coupler – fits European Sankey keg valves.
  5. A-type coupler – fits most German keg valves.

Can you uncouple a keg?

Grab the tap handles and twist counterclockwise to completely remove the tap from the keg. It should come off fairly easily.

Are keg couplers interchangeable?

Unlike commercial kegs, which have one valve that requires one coupler, Corny kegs have separate posts for gas and liquid that each require their own coupler. These gas and liquid couplers are not interchangeable, and ball lock keg couplers are not interchangeable with pin lock keg couplers.

What is a 5 gallon D system keg?

5 gallon (19 liter) capacity beer keg with threaded D system valve already installed. Constructed of durable 304 stainless steel for supreme cleanliness and sanitation. Fully rolled top and bottom stainless steel chimes for maximum protection against heavy impact and buckling.

What coupler does Guinness use?

U-system keg coupler
Guinness and many other stouts are poured using a U-system keg coupler. A keg of Guinness requires a U System Keg Coupler.