How much does a full keg of beer weigh?


A full metal keg of beer weighs approximately 160.5 pounds. The weight of the beer in the keg weighs 130.8 pounds and the keg container itself weighs 29.7 pounds. The keg is capable of dispensing 124 6-ounce pints.

A person should never lift a keg of beer alone, as this causes back injuries. Instead, two people each carry a handle, lifting the keg together and taking small steps to walk the keg to its final destination. While the standard keg weighs 160.5 pounds when it is full, there are other types of kegs that weigh much less and are easier for one person to carry alone.

Q&A Related to "How much does a full keg of beer weigh?"
By law, 156 pounds six ounces plus nothing minus 6 ounces for a 15.5 US gallon keg.
I could not find specifics but if I had to guess it would be
A full keg weighs about 160lbs. In each keg there are about 165 12oz beers. The weight of the beer alone is 130.8 lbs. The keg, 29.7 lbs.
Keg Specifications for U.S. 1/2 Barrel (Standard Keg) 12 oz. Case Equivalent = 6.8 Cases 12 oz./can or bottle Servings= 165 16 oz./pint servings= 124 -----------------------------
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