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NukaTap Stainless Steel Beer Faucet
D1581

NukaTap Stainless Steel Beer Faucet

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Description

  • Reduced first pour foam due to low thermal mass
  • Forward-sealing design prevents beer residue from gumming up the faucet
  • Unique shuttle design greatly improves laminar flow, improving the pour of carbonated beverages
  • Compatible with all Intertap faucet accessories and shanks

First Pour Foam Reduction
Every kegerator owner knows the letdown of pouring your first pint of the day and getting too much foam. Even with perfectly balanced draft lines, first pour foam is sometimes unavoidable simply due to the temperature of the faucet itself. Running beer through the faucet will drop the temperature, and the foaming will subside, but not without a bit of wasted beer from pouring off excess head. The NukaTap beer faucet drops to beer serving temperature much faster thanks to its lower thermal mass. Simply put, the bulkier the faucet is, the more beer is needed to flow through and chill the tap. The NukaTap is over 20% lighter than its Intertap predecessor, and even lighter still compared to other brands of faucets.

Improved Laminar Flow
The inspiration for the NukaTap name comes from its uniquely designed "nuke-shaped" shuttle that resides on the inside of the faucet. The NukaShuttle went through numerous rounds of redesigns and countless hours of testing to find a shape that provides superior laminar flow. This means that liquid passes by the shuttle with very little resistance, allowing highly carbonated beers or hard seltzers to pour like a dream.

Sanitary Design
The NukaShuttle is the world’s first seamless single-piece design. Traditional taps feature an o-ring seated on a stainless steel shuttle, which can cause a couple of issues. After many pours, the stainless shuttle rubbing against the internal body of the faucet will create small fissures that become potential infection sites, and the seated o-ring can be difficult to clean in place, making your draft cleaning and sanitizing process less effective than you realize. The NukaShuttle is an advanced TPV rubber matrix that has been seamlessly formed over a durable PP skeleton. This single-piece design eliminates the pitfalls of older manufacturing methods, making it one of the most sanitary faucets on the market.

Forward Sealing vs. Rear Sealing
From tap rooms to home bars, forward-sealing faucets are the ideal choice for any draft setup. In traditional rear-sealing taps, beer will drain out of the entire faucet when it's in the closed position. This means the internal mechanism is coated in beer, which then dries and becomes a sticky residue. Forward-sealing faucets, on the other hand, keep the tap full of beer so it never has a chance to dry and gunk up the internal parts. This makes the faucet much easier to clean and also reduces the chance of off flavors transferring to your beer while you pour.

  • Made from stainless steel
  • Shuttle made from TPV
  • O-rings made from EPDM
  • Chrome finish
  • Kegland Part Number: KL15509

 

 

 
Item # D1581
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Weight 0.41 LBS
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Sounds like a good design which improves upon perlic and intertap faucets to reduce foam. Also price was reasonable.
THOMAS L on May 8, 2021
It works great ! No foam on 1st pour.
Mike P on Apr 30, 2021
Sounds like a good design which improves upon perlic and intertap faucets to reduce foam. Also price was reasonable.
THOMAS L on May 8, 2021
Quality
Staci D on May 6, 2021
It works great ! No foam on 1st pour.
Mike P on Apr 30, 2021
Less foam on first pour, hopefully
William R on Apr 21, 2021
Replace my current faucet
Dan W on Mar 22, 2021
looks and features
Adam Kimball on Mar 11, 2021
This tap does work well for decreased foam on initial pours
John pockl on Mar 1, 2021
Current faucets are sticking and forward sealing is meant to be better.
Richard Arthurs on Jan 7, 2021
Looking to upgrade current set up
TRAVIS H on Jan 5, 2021
I like em!
Joseph B on Dec 11, 2020
Husband wanted this to make brewing beer easier
Jolynn C on Dec 2, 2020
This is my second Nukatap because the first one works so well and I need a second line.
Bill Aurand on Nov 28, 2020
Want to upgrade my faucets.
Brian R on Nov 25, 2020
heard they were the best for the price
Calvin J on Nov 18, 2020
Much better than the ones I have
Dwayne H on Nov 6, 2020
My keezer is in my garage so the lower mass of this faucet was applying.
Hane, M on Nov 3, 2020
Hopefully the 1st poor foam reduction works.
Keith C on Oct 24, 2020
I have used Perlicks, but they perform poorly. Leak. Foamy.
Timi M on Oct 20, 2020
already have 1
Matthew W on Oct 8, 2020
I want better more consistent flow
FREDERICK S. M on Sep 30, 2020
My friend picked all this out for my kegerator
Danielle G on Sep 22, 2020
Forward sealing design to keep from sticking.
T Douglas J on Sep 21, 2020
Want to give it a try
Bill S on Sep 11, 2020
saw utube video and wanted low flow and growler fitting
wes m on Sep 8, 2020
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Michael M on Sep 8, 2020
Want to see how they work with Seltzers.
Jonathan V on Aug 28, 2020
look
Matthew W on Aug 28, 2020
Like the design very happy with the brand
LF DAlessandro on Aug 27, 2020
Upgrading the faucets that came with my kegorator
shelly hancock on Aug 27, 2020
It seems to address the foaming issue.
paul m on Aug 24, 2020
No foam
Luis on Aug 20, 2020
Need a third tap, liked the reviews.
Jonathan B on Aug 18, 2020
Setting up a new keezer and have only used Perlick to this point
Scott T on Aug 11, 2020
A lot of thought and engineering to produce foam free pours. KegLand continues to impress me with their innovation.
Marc M on Aug 10, 2020
seems like a good system
LUIS FIGUEROA R on Jul 30, 2020
always wanted one of the new front sealing faucets
Kurt H on Jul 25, 2020
Heard great things about these taps.
Jake Emerson H on Jul 17, 2020
Quality
Staci D on May 6, 2021
Less foam on first pour, hopefully
William R on Apr 21, 2021
Reviews

4.8 / 5.0
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Rated 4 out of 5
Pretty good for the most part
I love these taps. I bought 6 to replace all the faucets on my kegerator. Unfortunately, I received a couple that still had chips of metal in the threading where the nozzle screws in. Looks left over from the machining process. I understand these things happen on occasion, but one of mine looks like the machining was not very good to begin with. So I took off a star since 1 of 6 isn't too bad. Otherwise everything is great! Could just use a little better quality control. I added a photo and you can see the flaw in the threading.
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Added Mar 30, 2021
March 30, 2021
Purchased
2 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great
These taps are amazing. I think the tap works great.
March 29, 2021
Purchased
1 month ago
Rated 5 out of 5
They are working as advertised. Seem to reduce the first pour foam. Now I can keep my co2 pressure a bit higher and still get great first pour results. I also really like that they can take the same nozzle fittings from their previous taps. Usually keep the barbed nozzle on there to accept a growler filler hose all the time. Just add the hose when needed.
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Added Feb 15, 2021
February 15, 2021
Purchased
3 months ago
Rated 4 out of 5
Spring not doing the job
First, let me say I love the way this faucet pours a beer. I really think they got that part 100% nailed. I bought a spring and shank so that this faucet would "return to closed" when the handle was released. It hasn't really worked well since I bought it. If I screw the collar down tight enough so it doesn't weep some beer, it's simply too stiff for the spring to overcome. I still plan on continuing to use the faucet because it's so "pour friendly"
January 30, 2021
Purchased
8 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Solid tap with no drips
I bought three of these for my keezer build. I absolutely love them. A lot of thought went into the design of these taps. I have another brand of tap with these three and I can't trust it not to leak. I will probably replace it with a Nukatap as well. Definitely worth the money. I also got a growler attachment which makes filling a growler from the tap super easy.
December 14, 2020
Purchased
6 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Worth it!
Nice piece of work. Reasonably priced and works perfectly.
December 11, 2020
Purchased
5 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Smoother pours with less foam
Great looking faucet, flows much smoother than the one originally on my kegerator.
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Added Nov 12, 2020
November 12, 2020
Purchased
6 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
These taps are amazing. I never have foam, and with 3/16ths tube it pours perfectly.
October 20, 2020
Purchased
8 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
get these!
works like a champ no more glass full a foam
October 14, 2020
Purchased
7 months ago
Rated 4 out of 5
Almost returned them
I have a three tap tower on a Beverage Air tapper So I ordered 3 NUKATAP Faucets. After cleaning and installing only 1 to make sure it worked as advertised. I tried the one and it dripped nine times before stopping. My existing Perlick faucets only dripped 2 to 3 times. Nine drips would be unacceptable. I tried it again and it dripped 9 or 10 times again. I was done for the day. Next day I tried again and much to my surprise it only dripped 2 or 3 times. Much better. I tried it again with the same results. I installed the other 2 and so far I think they are working as advertised. They do pour with a much small head. Maybe 1/2 or my old ones. Time will tell, but so far so good.

Wayne W.
October 13, 2020
Purchased
7 months ago