KEG TAPS / COUPLERS
Most common system available in the US, also known as American Sankey. Used by all the major breweries - Anheuser-Busch, Miller, Molson-Coors, and Labatt as well as most craft breweries.
Many European breweries use this system, also known as European Sankey. Distinguished by it’s longer, narrower probe than the D System. Used by breweries such as - Heineken, Becks, Amstel Light, and Pilsner Urquell.
Commonly referred to as the German Slider because it slides onto the valve face. Used by breweries such as - Hoegaarden, Paulaner, Spaten, and Warsteiner.
Recently introduced to the U.S. market. Body is the same as the German Slider, but the probe configuration is unique. Used by breweries such as - Schneider, Aventinus, and Einbecker.
This system gets its name from the English developer, Grundy. The valve face can be thought of as a circle with three sides cut off. Used by breweries such as - Bass, Boddingtion’s, Caffrey’s and Anchor Steam (50 liter kegs)
This system takes its name from the English manufacturer UEC. Used by breweries such as - Guinness and Harp.
This system is in limited use by some regional craft breweries.
Two-piece connection for syrup (Cornelius) tanks.