Where to Buy a Keg in Toronto
You’re throwing a birthday party and you’re wondering where you can buy a keg of draft for your mini kegerator. In Toronto, kegs and coolers are always filled with the best brew and it’s easy to find a local keg supplier. All you need is a little initiative to look for those obscure places where only the beer aficionados would look. But in this article, we will make things easier for you and I will list down a few recommendations as to where you can find the best keg.
Places to Find the Best Kegs of Craft Beer
Just when you think that kegs of craft are just for frat boys, think again. In Toronto, from the mightiest pharaoh to the lowliest worker, they all enjoy a well served craft beer. When looking for a well crafted local brew, we’ve got you covered. In this article I will list down the best places where you can find kegs for your kegerator.
If you are looking for the main brands, you can find 50L and 30L kegs at $212 and $135 respectively at Amsterdam. You can also find the most popular ones like Big Wheel, Amsterdam Blonde and for a deposit of $100, you can have a pump to go with your keg.
Black Oak Brewery
You can find here all the kegs that you can think of and they are all up for grabs. You can find for example 10 Bitter Years for $175, while the Pale Ale can cost up to $140. If they are not that busy, they can deliver the keg right out of you doorstep.
Great Lakes Brewery
At Great Lakes, you can buy 20L, 30L or 58L kegs with prices ranging from the kind of beer they contain and their lagers. The Tank Ten series for instance, are considered to be top tier pricing which means that you have to pay a fortune for it. You can also rent a pump but the best thing to do is to call ahead and get a reservation.
Although often low on inventory due to high demand, Indie will sell kegs whenever they are available. Most aficionados make reservations ahead like four month ahead just to get the keg that they love. If you want, you can do the same.
Junction Craft Beer
At Junction Craft, you can always get the regular brews like Brakemans Session Ale and Conductors Craft Ale. You can also find other brands here depending on what’s pouring down their tap. If you leave a deposit, you can also get a decent keg pump. The best thing to do is to call and make a reservation.
Kensington Brewing Company
Typical of small brewing companies, Kensington always have a low inventory and they prioritize their loyal customers over home retails. When there is plenty of supply, they sell kegs to customers who mostly have advanced reservations.