Creative Ways to “Upcycle” Old Kegs

G4 Kegs | March 15, 2019

If you’ve only ever purchased from G4 Kegs, you probably don’t have many kegs that need upgrading — since ours are designed to last decades. But if you do have some old, unusable kegs lying around, there are a number of unique ways you can give them a new lease on life. Here is a collection of weird and wonderful ways to transform the humble keg.

Bar Stools

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Your customers need a place to sit belly-up… why not on a container that held their beer before they did? Keg stools are a trendy addition to any bar.

Planters

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Talk about giving kegs new life! If you’re looking to spruce up your outdoors, fill it with flowers for a beautiful garden display. Check out this awesome example from one of our clients, Brink Brewing!

Tables

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For an easy and stylish cocktail table, put a piece of glass on top of an old keg and voila! Your customers have somewhere to set down their drinks.

Grills

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If you’re feeling adventurous, with the right equipment kegs can even be transformed into cooking appliances. Enjoy a cold one while feasting on a slab of meat!

Lights

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The reflective nature of stainless steel kegs makes them a perfect candidate for dramatic lighting. Hang them from the ceiling for a unique fixture.

Pizza Ovens

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Homemade pizza oven built out of a keg? Yes please! Grab a slice out of this example from our client, NorCal Brewing Solutions.

Urinals

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We’re not crazy about thinking of our kegs this way, but these industrial-chic urinals are definitely a conversation piece!

 

However you use your old kegs, they're a great way to show your commitment to quality draft beverages even outside the tasting room.