A review of the Danby DKC5811BSL
(UPDATED may 2016) – Watching movies and sports matches become even more pleasurable with a mug of chilled beer. You can stock up your refrigerator with the choicest of beer, and enjoy it with your family and friends. But what if you have 15-20 guests joining you to watch a game or a movie? Your poor little refrigerator would not be of much help.
If you are a big fan of beer (a home brewer or just a drinker) – or you love to host a lot of parties then it makes sense for you to invest in a Danby DKC5811BSL beer keg cooler. This will give you the amazing ability to supply an unrestricted amount of icy cold beer to your guests. Your friends would be able to enjoy glorious beer throughout the night at the pull of a tap.
Danby is believed to be a maker of some of the best kegerators. The Danby DKC5811BSL is ideally suited for anyone who wants a simple and efficient kegerator for their home or a small commercial setup.
In terms of simplicity, it is comparable to any DIY beer keg coolers, but in terms of functionality and strength, it fares much better. You really don’t have to be an engineering wizard to put all the parts together, all you need to do is follow simple instructions given in the manual and fit in the cylinder and gauges.
Once you have installed everything, you would need to fill the carbon dioxide tank, and the keg. If you are able to follow instructions correctly, the Danby beer keg cooler would be ready to use in less than an hour.
What makes this beer keg cooler a cut above the rest?
You can find many keg coolers on the market, and zeroing in on the best one might be a daunting task. Our advice is that you choose the one that offers maximum value for money.
Given this premise, Danby DKC5811BSL qualifies this criterion quite well. It is reasonably priced, easy to install, quite efficient, doubles up as a refrigerator, looks elegant, and there are a host of other features. You cannot really ask for anything more in a beer keg cooler.
Let’s get a better insight into the features
The size dimensions of the Danby beer keg cooler are 24 x 24.2 x 35.1 inches, which makes it pretty much the same size as that of a small refrigerator that you keep in your bar. It weighs 113 pounds (approx 50kg) , so it is a fairly sturdy piece of equipment, certainly not a flimsy one.
The door of Danby keg cooler is made of steel, which gives it a lot of strength and a nice clean metallic finish. The reversible door hinges allow the door to swing in both directions which means you can put it anywhere and not worry about the door being in a weird spot.
The build quality is pretty good, and this cooler is designed to stand the test of time. The exterior of the cooler has a spotless finish and the silver colour gives it an extremely elegant look and great aesthetic appeal.
Who would benefit from this keg?
It would add grace to any home theatre, bar, or dining area. It is a piece of equipment that you would be kind of proud of at parties, barbeques and watching the game on the big screen.
The Danby DKC5811BSL is also a great investment for families, who do not host parties very often. Whenever you are not putting your keg cooler to use, you can use it as a refrigerator.
Just take out the keg, and you will have a refrigerator of 5.8 cubic feet or approximately 165 litres ready for use. It comes with three wired shelves plus an automatic defrost feature, which makes it even more efficient.
Danby kegerators come with wheels, which gives them easy mobility. So, if you are hosting a barbeque party in the garden area, you can easily wheel the keg cooler out to the party. It has a chrome guard rail on the top, which allows you to keep beer mugs, jugs, or glasses on top of your keg cooler.
Where can I buy a Danby beer keg cooler?
You can easily find these keg coolers at your local appliance store, but it is highly advisable that you do some research and take price quotes from several sources before making a purchase.
As they say, a penny saved is a penny earned. So, if you can find a kegerators sale where you can get reasonable discounts, awesome. The best place to check for a keg coolers sale is online at Amazon and they deliver it to your door.
The Danby beer keg cooler is a great addition for any party animal or a beer lover. You would never again have to visit a pub to enjoy your favourite beer; you can have ice chilled beer in the comfort of your own home … and seriously – who doesn’t want that ?!