Keg

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A pressurized metal container used for storing beer. Because the beer is kept under pressure of carbon dioxide there is no spoilage, this also results in a beer with higher gas content than cask ale.

A typical 13 gallon keg
A typical 13 gallon keg

Spirits can also be stored and aged in kegs, as they are stainless steel and do not allow light to penetrate. Additionally, kegs are a common choice for home made stills.

A 5 gallon Cornelius keg
A 5 gallon Cornelius keg