Danby DKC146SLDB Kegerator Review

Danby DKC146SLDBThe only thing that can make a game on the big screen, with a bunch of friends more perfect is an ice-cold pint of beer from the free-standing, Danby DKC146SLDB Kegerator! This newest compact keg cooler by Danby is advertised as the perfect addition to any game or entertainment room. The appliance is sleek and stylish with a silver, spotless steel door and a classy black body just waiting to add that extra ounce of fun to your game room!

The Danby DKC146SLDB Kegerator has a storage capacity of 5.2 cubic feet which means that it is spacious enough to hold half as well as full sized kegs. It comes with the CO2 tank and all the necessary hardware. The kegerator comes with a scratch-resistant worktop, removable drip tray, and heavy-duty casters.

The spotless steel finish comes without the smudging and the kegerator is accompanied by a, black/chrome beer tower dispenser, a chrome guard rail and a pour spout. Other convenient features include the automatic defrost system, mechanical temperature control and reversible door hinges. The appliance can also be converted to a refrigerator and comes with three wire shelves that are removable.

Pros:

  • Abundant Capacity: The Danby DKC146SLDB Kegerator has a large storage capacity and can easily accommodate half or full sized kegs.
  • All Parts and Accessories Included: The kegerator comes with all the required parts likelines, keg coupler, single-gauge regulator, CO2 tank, tower dispenser, pour spout and drip tray.
  • Easy Installation: It is quite simple to put it together and becomes ready to use fairly quickly. (The CO2 tank comes empty, and needs to be filled)
  • Stylish Design: It has a beautiful, spotless steel finish and the silver door with the black body is as stylish as a kegerator can get!
  • Mechanical Temperature Control: It comes with a mechanical temperature control that makes programming simple and accurate.
  • Reversible Door Hinges: The reversible door hinges can be easily adjusted for left or right handed opening.
  • Converts to a Standard Mini Fridge: The kegerator can be transformed into a standard mini refrigerator as well.
  • Auto Defrost: The auto defrost system is quite a useful feature that prevents the appliance from freezing up.
  • Heavy Duty Casters: The heavy duty casters make the kegerator extremely portable.
  • Environment Friendly: The appliance is environment as it runs on R134A refrigerant.

Cons:

  • Slight Temperature/PSI complications: The appliance might have occasional temperature or pressure complications (more likely when it’s first installed) that can lead to foamy beers. But these can be resolved by tweaking the thermostat.
  • Warm Tower: The beer tower dispenser can get warm (which will also result in your beer turning to foam) and the appliance does not come with a tower chiller.
  • Vague instructions: The instructions are poorly illustrated but will not be a source of trouble as the installation is quite straight forward.

The Danby DKC146SLDB Compact Keg Cooler like other Danby appliances comes with a variety of features. Its generous capacity, elegant design, easy installation, and the fact that it comes with all parts and accessories makes it a good choice for easy, everyday, indoor use. A tower chiller, if bought separately, can fix the temperature problem; making the kegerator as good as any!

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