22% Off Pin Lock Kegs w/Qualifying Order + I crunch the numbers to find the per keg sweet spot

Pin Lock Keg (Used) - 5 gallon

Pin Lock Keg (Used) – 5 gallon via Adventures in Homebrewing

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From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

Pin lock kegs are 5 gallon stainless steel kegs. They utilize pins on the air and liquid posts to lock the disconnects in place. All kegs are pressure tested and work. Since they are used, the outside of a keg may have minor dings and scratches.

Pin lock kegs require pin lock disconnects. Ball lock disconnects are not compatible. Pin lock kegs do not have pressure release valves. The air post poppet can be depressed to relieve pressure.

It is a good idea to have a spare set of replacement o-rings always on hand, with some keg o-ring lubricant. Lubricating the o-rings will help to make them last longer, but eventually they will become brittle and have to be replaced.

Dimensions: 22.25″ tall x 9.25″ diameter (56.5 cm x 23.5 cm).


Singles are selling  for $59.99. The four pack is selling for $219.99.

22% Off Green Monday Sale…

22% Off at Adventures in Homebrewing! – use coupon code GREEN22 with a qualifying order of $100 or more

That makes these $46.79 each or $171.59 for the four pack ($42.90) each.  The cheapest per keg price, for me, is a total of 3 kegs. See math below.

Pin Lock Keg (Used) – 5 gallonremember promo code GREEN22

Shipping Sweet Spot….

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For these kegs, shipping is calculated based on where you live. For me the shipping sweet spot is three kegs.

  • 1 keg – $16.97, $16.97 per keg shipping
  • 2 kegs – $18.61, $9.31 per keg shipping
  • 3 kegs, $21.26, $7.09 per keg shipping
  • 4 kegs – $60.41, $15.10 per keg shipping (per keg shipping costs go up!)

What about the four pack?

Set of Four 5 Gallon Kegs, Pin Lock (Used)

Shipping costs for me, for the four pack were $61.80 or $15.45 per keg.

All in all, even though the singles costs a little more, the per keg costs are lowest when I buy 3.

  • 1 keg – $63.76 per keg including shipping
  • 2 kegs – $56.10 per keg including shipping
  • 3 kegs, $53.88 per keg including shipping
  • 4 kegs (4 x singles) – $1.89 per keg including shipping
  • 4 kegs (4 pack) – $58.34 per keg including shipping

The shipping costs included here are for me. This will vary based on location.

Pin Lock Keg Pricing Commentary…

There’s been a real reversal in used keg pricing. For example, see MoreBeer’s Pin Lock Offering.  I’m guessing this is related to availability. New pin lock kegs are not coming into the homebrewing market and we’ve finally hit an availability wall. Along those lines, this is the best deal I’m aware of for a pin lock keg. If you’re a devoted pin lock user, now is the time to pick some up.

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