Full Size Keg

Medio Barrel
Medio Barrel

A Keg worthy of your beverage

Unbeatable protection for your beverage

The THIELMANN Full Size Keg is without a doubt the most common keg size format. It has been used to store and distribute all types of macro brews for decades. Also known as a Sanke Keg, Half Barrel or Full Size, it has a capacity of 15.5 gallons, and it can hold approximately 124 pints of beer or 165 cans or bottles of 12oz each.

Constructed using high grade stainless steel, THIELMANN Full Size Kegs are 100% resistant to UV light and also 100% recyclable, satisfying your organization's eco credentials whilst also reducing your carbon footprint. THIELMANN kegs are built to last a lifetime and offer an impressively long product lifespan of 30+ years, even under heavy duty conditions.

THIELMANN Full Size Kegs are easy to clean and maintain and can be fully customized with branding and labelling options offering a total solution you'd be proud to have your brand on.


1/2 Barrel / 15.5 Gallon / 59.43 litres


  • Beverage
  • CURLS: Convenient protection in the areas most likely to suffer from accidental drops and impact.
  • HAND HOLES: Intelligent and secure design. The hand holes are formed to provide a good grip whilst also strengthening the skirt.
  • CENTRAL WELD: TIG welding with state-of-the-art technology.
  • IDENTIFICATION: Wide range of markings available for seamless integration into complex logistics systems.
  • ROLLING RINGS: Add to the overall strength and integrity of the keg whilst improving handling.
  • BURST DISC: Safety guarantee in case of overpressure over 35 +/- 5 bar. The keg will trigger an automatic safety release in order to avoid accidents.

Our raw material suppliers receive very precise instructions regarding the standards that have to be adhered to in order to satisfy our stringent quality requirements of the kegs to be manufactured.

Our own neck production, by means of a hot forging process applied on solid stainless steel bar, requires no welds and as result provide maximum uniformity of mechanical and metallurgic characteristics.

  • Beverage safety and integrity guarnteed
  • Non-corrosives stainless steel
  • Extreme resistance in comparison with other materials
  • 100% UV resistant
  • 100% recyclable - saving CO2
  • Long product lifetime – 30+ years!
  • Fully customizable – branding and labelling options available
  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Cider
  • Water
  • Juice
  • Soft Drinks
  • Cold Brew Coffee
  • Cocktails
  • Spirits
  • Kombucha


Metric US

Model / Volume Cans / Bottles (12 OZ) Pints (16 OZ) Height Weight (Lbs / Kg) Width Stackable version Commonly used for
1/2 Barrel (58.67L / 1984 Oz) 165 124 590.5mm 13.7 kg 408mm Optional - Bottom Skirt Bar, Large Events, Business, Beverage distribution
1/2 Barrel (15.5 Gallons / 1984 Oz) 165 124 23.25" 30.2 lbs  16.06"  Optional - Bottom Skirt
Bar, Large Events, Business, Beverage distribution

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