Keg sizes are not standardized from country to country or brewery to brewery; however, a standard keg in the United States is equal to a half barrel, or 15.5 gallons, of beer. Therefore a standard U.S. keg contains 165 1... More »

A keg of beer holds about 1,900 fluid ounces. Kegs are also known as half-barrels and contain 15.5 gallons. A full barrel of beer is the equivalent of 31 gallons. A keg produces 124 pints, 165 twelve-ounce servings or ap... More »

There are 248 8-ounce servings, or cups, of beer in a U.S. keg, or 15.5-gallon half barrel. The 7.75-gallon quarter barrel, or pony keg, contains 124 cups of beer, and the 5.16-gallon sixth barrel, or torpedo keg, contai... More » Science Measurements

Keg beer typically has too much foam because of a temperature problem, usually because the keg is too warm. The bottom of a kegerator or other draft beer dispenser must be less than 40 degrees Fahrenheit for beer to disp... More »

Draft, or draught, beer is served on tap straight from the barrel or cask, while bottled beer is individually packaged at a brewery using CO2 to maintain its fizz. Experts disagree on whether draft beer or bottled beer i... More »

The standard U.S. keg size is a half barrel and has a capacity of 15.5 gallons or 1984 ounces, which is the equivalent of 165 12-ounce glasses of beer. The standard keg measures 23 3/8 inches high by 16 1/8 inches wide a... More » Food Food Measurements

Although keg sizes are not standardized, a typical U.S. keg holds 15.5 gallons, or 1,984 fluid ounces. In the United States, a keg is equal to a half barrel. There are also pony kegs, which are equal to a quarter of a ba... More » Food Beverages Beer