How Big is a Sixtel Keg?

Every now and then we're asked about "Sixtel" kegs. How big is a sixtel? How much beer does a sixtel hold? Why is it called a sixtel?

A sixtel keg is 1/6 of a full keg of beer.

Sixtel Dimensions & Weight

  • Height: 23?"
  • Diameter: 9¼"
  • Weight (Full): Approximately 58lbs.
  • Weight (Empty): Approximately 11lbs.

Other Facts About Sixtel Kegs

Sixtels are also called sixths due to their size. A sixtel keg is similar to a 5 gallon cornelius keg in size, however it will have a sanke style coupler/connection (rather than ball lock or pin lock fittings).

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