Slimline Torpedo Ball Lock Kegs

Slimline Torpedo Ball Lock Kegs

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Torpedo Kegs too wide? Want to squeeze another keg in your kegerator? The patented design, D794,899, of the new Slimline Torpedo Keg is 9% more slim than the classic model with all the same great features. Coming in at about 1/4" thinner than standard Ball Lock Cornelius Kegs, this keg has welded stainless handles and the ability to stack kegs with fittings still in place all at a great price.

Quality First
Here at MoreBeer! we love nothing more than quality interior welds. We've spent a decade rejecting kegs made overseas because the interior welds have never met our standards. If a weld is not perfect and shows evident burn marks along with nooks and crannies it cannot be sanitized effectively. Torpedo kegs are machine welded and exceed our standards for quality. This weld quality is possible because these kegs are made by an ISO certified commercial keg manufacturer.

Cool Features
Torpedo Kegs were designed to stack with Ball Lock quick disconnects in place and serving which is a cool feature for some brewers who have vertical space in their refrigerator. We also like the rolled stainless steel handles. They are comfortable to grab and will never come off like some rubber handles can over time. “In” and “Out” is etched near the keg posts for easy identification which is very handy when you are connecting lines in a refrigerator or kegerator and trying not to make a mistake. 

Overall for the price and quality, along with free shipping from MoreBeer!, the Torpedo Keg is an amazing value!

Taking your keg on the go? Don't leave home without a custom tailored Slimline Torpedo Keg Sleeve!


  • Max Pressure: 130 psi
  • PRV Rating: 85 psi
  • High Quality Laser Welded Seams
  • ISO9001 Quality Assurance
  • Made from 304 Stainless Steel


  Height (in.) Diameter (in.)
1.5 Gal 11 8 3/8
2.5 Gal 15 5/8 8 3/8
5 Gal 25 1/2 8 3/8

For a slightly shorter keg, see our Standard Torpedo Kegs!

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Nicer corny keg
Justin B on Oct 28, 2021
2.5 gal helps me turn over inventory faster and enjoy more brewing
calvin e o on Oct 26, 2021
Nicer corny keg
Justin B on Oct 28, 2021
For parties and camping.
Roger M. on Oct 27, 2021
2.5 gal helps me turn over inventory faster and enjoy more brewing
calvin e o on Oct 26, 2021
gift for home brewer's b-day
Perry R on Oct 26, 2021
The line of kegs seems well thought out and looks great!
daniel o on Oct 25, 2021
It's perfect for small batches
Brandon F on Oct 21, 2021
more efficient for small batch and transportable
Joseph W on Oct 16, 2021
Slim size
Ricardo Mendia E on Oct 8, 2021
Party time
Matthew D Ephron on Sep 18, 2021
Perfect for the job
troy s on Sep 17, 2021
4 fit in my new Kegerator
Todd Schlee on Sep 14, 2021
Daniel C on Aug 4, 2021
Daniel C on Aug 4, 2021
These kegs are easy to use, clean, and fit into keezer.
Brian H on Jul 30, 2021
Skinniest keg I could find so I can fit more in my freezer
Gregory J K on Jul 30, 2021
new purchase
Adam C on Jul 26, 2021
Makes it easy to split a 5 gallon brew with family
Jason w on Jul 23, 2021
JIMMY W on Jul 23, 2021
Size and convenience of ordering.
Michael B on Jul 16, 2021
good experience in past
David V on Jul 16, 2021
Love the two kegs I already have and I need to third for a more convenient keg rotation.
Matthew E on Jul 16, 2021
great space saver!
Karin L on Jul 16, 2021
Love it
DON SARGENT on Jul 3, 2021
Tired of dealing with corny keg leaks
Russell Bonsall on Jun 29, 2021
great kegs for split batches
Brandon Whitehead on Jun 29, 2021
On a gift list
Mary L S on Jun 25, 2021
They are slim
Kristoffer W on Jun 16, 2021
They are slim
Kristoffer W on Jun 16, 2021
Torpedos work well in my danby kegerator.
Chris G on Jun 16, 2021
I have a mini fridge with one 5 gallon corny keg in it that I can't squeeze another 5 gallon into, but I can squeeze one of these in there. Great for having a second beer on tap.
Dorothy A L on Jun 12, 2021
Going to brew smaller batches.
Steve G on Jun 9, 2021
More room and nice design
Valued C on Jun 9, 2021
I already have 3 and they work extremely well!
Dale R on Jun 7, 2021
Need a slim keg
Mike R on Jun 7, 2021
They are great
james williams on Jun 2, 2021
Small batch cider
Jeff M on May 27, 2021
More beer :D
Nick M on May 27, 2021
Perfect size
Chad M on May 20, 2021
Wanted a small keg for extra beer in 5+ gallon batches. Also for experimenting with making low/non-alcohol beer with part of my batches...and other experiments.
Charles B on May 19, 2021
Can fit 4 in the kegerator
Jason Pelz on May 14, 2021
I have never seen one before but it looks like a keg that will last a lifetime
Stefan J on May 13, 2021
Party keg
Mike on May 12, 2021
slim design and 2.5 gal volume.
THOMAS L on May 8, 2021
Make homemade cocktails.
derek f on May 6, 2021
to fit in chest freezer used for cooling
Fred on May 4, 2021
They fit in my fridge better
Michael G on May 4, 2021
Bottom made for beer settlement, old soda kegs bottoms have concave down, Torpedo bottom has concave up where settlement is not available to the dip tube
Noel C R on May 1, 2021
Quality of welds/design
Philip W on Apr 26, 2021
Great product if you're looking for kegs
Dennis M on Apr 23, 2021
Going to use it as a big growler with my kegerator
David K on Apr 22, 2021
For parties and camping.
Roger M. on Oct 27, 2021
gift for home brewer's b-day
Perry R on Oct 26, 2021
What is the exact stacked height of two 2.5 gal slimline torpedo kegs?
Max Rudolph on Nov 6, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The exact height within tape measure tolerance is 30-3/8" .
does anyone know what size posts these kegs have? I need to replace the gas side? thanks!
Tim Goodman on Jan 23, 2018
What is the actual volume of the 5 gallon keg (not the nominal volume which is 5 gallons)? How does it compare to a traditional ball lock 5 gallon keg? Do the slimline and regular torpedo kegs have the same actual volume?
Kevin Ramey on Feb 6, 2020
Slimline Torpedo Ball Lock Kegs
Slimline Torpedo Ball Lock Kegs
Torpedo Ball Lock Kegs
Torpedo Ball Lock Kegs
BEST ANSWER: After purchasing several of these, I made some measurements of the capacity of two "5 gallon" slimline kegs using a high quality calibrated graduated cylinder. Sadly, in each case the total capacity (to the rim) is only 4.845 US gallons, which means a practical operating capacity of something like 4.75 gallons or less. If you are expecting to keg 5 gallons, you're going to be at least a couple of pints short in each keg.
Are these kegs made in the usa?
Richard Hartford on Mar 21, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Hi Richard - These kegs are made in China.
Wll the slimline versions stack on a regular size torpedo Keg and or vice Versa?
Chris Sager on Jan 20, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Hi Chris - The Slimline Torpedo kegs are compatible with other Slimline Torpedo kegs but will not be compatible with the regular Torpedo kegs, vice versa.
What's the size of two 2.5 gallon kegs stacked, either Slimline or Regular?
GenX on May 12, 2021
BEST ANSWER: Slimline kegs come in 1 gallon (11 inches tall), 2.5 gallons (15.5 inches tall) and 5 gallon (25.5 inches tall). All of them have a one inch tall base rim which stacks into the upper rim of another slimline keg. So when stacked a 1 gallon plus a 2.5 gallon is (11 inches + 15.5 inches - 1 inch =25.5 inches tall. So 1 gal plus 1 gal would be 11 + 11-1 = 21 inches tall.
Have you considered offering this with a hang tab lid, so customers who want those don't end up with two lids per keg?
Thomas Parshall on Dec 20, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Maybe harder to sterilize hand tab lids?
Will this fit on the ball lock fittings on the Torpedo Kegs? I bought something similar from Amazon and there seems to be a slight difference in the connection. Before I jump on this one I wanted to make sure it will connect correctly.
Raymond Biondi on Jan 15, 2020
Slimline Torpedo Ball Lock Kegs
Slimline Torpedo Ball Lock Kegs
Slimline Torpedo Keg - 1.5 Gal
Slimline Torpedo Keg - 1.5 Gal
Slimline Torpedo Keg - 2.5 Gal
Slimline Torpedo Keg - 2.5 Gal
Faucet Quick Disconnect Assembly
Faucet Quick Disconnect Assembly
BEST ANSWER: Raymond - Our Torpedo kegs carry standard ball lock fittings. This should work fine.
Are these still stack-able when using Flow Control Ball Lock Disconnect Beverage Out - Flare
Daniel Lemoine on Dec 6, 2019
BEST ANSWER: If you buy the torpedo (low profile) disconnects then yes

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Rated 1 out of 5
Received mine an hour ago. Opened it up and thought I might have gotten a used one. I know these things will eventually not look new, but I thought it was my job to bang it around and give it a bunch of scratches. It looks like its been through a war.

Would NOT recommend.
Lots and lots of scratches and scuffs
Lots and lots of scratches and scuffs
September 15, 2021
1 month ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Good quality kegs
Good quality kegs. Better then the corny kegs with the plastic top.
September 15, 2021
2 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Best keg
Works like a charm! One of the best purchases I’ve made.
July 27, 2021
3 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Fit well in my 3 tap kegerator
I have the Kosmos three tap kegerator and these guys fit well. There really isn't much to say about them, new corny kegs. They ship under pressure so don't forget to let it out before you try to open them up. I'd say if nothing comes out from the pressure release, you've got a leaky keg! HAHA. Purchased three to match my three tap kegerator.
June 24, 2021
5 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Torpedo keg, w/ ball locks
Clean, stylish, stackable, easy to use. No more old corny bev kegs for me :)
June 16, 2021
5 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
best kegs out there
easy to clean and fill
May 19, 2021
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Keg Choice
Very pleased with the kegs. Easy to handle and stack. I will definitely choose them again. The only reason I would not have a Torpedo Keg as my next one is if someone gave me a keg they didn't want -- probably because they just bought a Torpedo Keg!
May 7, 2021
9 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
shipped promptly and I had beer in it within a day. Works great
April 23, 2021
6 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Nicely built lightweight kegs
These are prefect for home brew. They are not heavy duty like commercial kegs which are expected to be knocked around. So you don't knock these around.
April 21, 2021
6 months ago
Rated 4 out of 5
First impressions...
Just received my 2.5 gallon and 5 gallon kegs. So they have not seen any beer yet. My first thoughts are these look great. They were packaged well and have no damage from shipping. They were also pressurized so that was nice. Quality of these are very nice. Handles feel great in hands and more rigid that the rubber ones. No more black marks. Welds are nice inside and out. Posts look good. The lid and pressure relief look fine. They stack nicely.

Now for my only somewhat issues so far. The volumes are misleading. Filled these each using a scale. Filled them with 70 degree water to 8.33 lbs/per gallon. The 2.5 gallon labeled on keg as 2.6 gallon will hold 2.5 gallons right up the gas dip tube. The 5 gallon keg labeled on keg as 5 gallons will not hold 5 gallons. To the brim it’s around 4.8 gallons (which was also mentioned in one of the questions about actual capacity). Now it’s not a huge concern to me as I don’t normally overbuild my recipes to account for losses anyways but it would be nice if it holds the listed amount. Another thing is the liquid dip tube is straight and it goes down into the small ring around where the keg bottom is convex so I could see having some issues if the beer isn’t super clear when transferring. Maybe a few pints of cloudy pours. I guess you could shorten them slightly or I’m curious if a curved dip tube could be made to sit directly into the center of the bottom which would keep anything that would settle out around the outside edge.
April 20, 2021
6 months ago