Commercial Beer Cooler - Black Vinyl

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The Beverage-Air BM23 Kegerator provides mobility with utility for home, club, or hospitality. This draft beer refrigerator offers full beer keg capacity, is heavy-duty1/2and has forced air refrigeration -1/2draft beer is dispensed ice cold every time. The BM23 kegerator comes in 2 models, the Standard Model and the Club Top Model. Both models are available in 2 finishes: Black Vinyl and Stainless Steel.

Standard construction includes wear resistant vinyl on steel exteriors with black the most popular vinyl choice. Top is made from heavy-duty stainless steel including built-in drip tray for easy cleaning. Top rail is standard on all models.

Photo of Beverage Air BM23.

Inside construction utilizes galvanized steel for walls and ceiling. Reinforced floors and doorsills are made from heavy-duty stainless steel to provide lasting service. Door is self-closing with key lock. Magnetic gasket provides positive door sealing. Cabinet insulation is foamed-in-place moisture resistant polyurethane (CFC free) foam which binds the exterior walls with the interior walls to form solid construction and provide unsurpassed insulation.

Lift-out heavy duty forced-air refrigeration system creates a steady flow of cold air through the complete product load and provides fast uniform recovery and cooling. Refrigerant used is R134a, which is CFC-free for full compliance to all environmental concerns. A 6' cord and grounded plug are provided for electrical connection.

Keg Capacity Chart.

  • Keg Storage Capacities:
    • One (1) Full Size / 1/2-Barrel (15.5 Gal.)
    • One (1) Pony Size / 1/4-Barrel Short (7.75 Gal.)
    • Two (2) 1/4-Barrel Slim (7.75 Gal.) or
    • Three (3) 1/6-Barrel (5.23 Gal.)
    • Four (4) Home Brew (5.0 Gal.)
  • Single Door Design
  • 4" Heavy-Duty Swivel Casters for Easy Mobility
  • 3" Insulated Chrome Single Faucet Draft Beer Tower
  • Continuous Cold Air Channeled Through Tower to Ensure Cold Product
  • Wear-Resistant Vinyl on Steel Exterior
  • Heavy-Duty Stainless Steel Top with Drip Tray and Guard Rail
  • Capped Opening in Top for Water Station Line Penetration
  • Galvanized Steel Walls and Ceiling
  • Stainless Steel Floor and Reinforced Door Breakers
  • Magnetic Gasket Provide Positive Door Sealing
  • Self-Closing Door with Lock
  • Balanced Refrigeration System Designed to Operate 36°F-38°F
  • Refrigeration System Utilizes Ozone Friendly R134a Refrigerant
  • CFC-Free Foamed-in-Placed Polyurethane Insulation
  • Readily Adaptable for Installation of Wine Dispensers or Water Station
  • Available in Black Vinyl or Stainless Steel Finish
  • UL Listed and NSF Certified


  • 1 Year Parts and Labor
  • Additional 4 Years (Parts Only) on the Compressor

UPC: 608938442871
Depth29 1/2"
Unit Weight150 lbs
Labor1 Year
Parts1 Year
Compressor (Parts Only)5 Years
Key Features
Built-in CapableNo
Security LockYes
Keg CouplerNo
CO2 TankNo
Cleaning KitNo
Outdoor UseNo
Commercial UseYes
Keg Storage Capacities
Full Size / 1/2-Barrel1
Pony Size / 1/4-Barrel1
1/4-Barrel Slim2
5 gal. Ball/Pin Lock Keg4
CabinetBlack Vinyl
Drip TrayYes
Guard RailYes
Draft Beer Tower
Number of Faucets1
MaterialChrome Plated Metal
Color / MaterialBlack
Number of Doors1
Door HandleYes
Field ReversibleNo
Accepts Custom Overlay PanelNo
Cooling System
Defrost SystemAutomatic
Front VentilationNo
Adjustable ThermostatYes
Electrical Requirements115 V / 60 Hz
PDFDispense Kit Assembly Manual

Commercial Beer Cooler - Black Vinyl Reviews

Average Customer Rating:
(based on 9 reviews) 
Long Lasting
by:Bob (11-05-2015)
Santee, CA
Comments:My first Beverage-Air beer cooler lasted 29 1/2 years with very little maintenance or trouble. Hope this one is just as good. Definitely worth the money.
Bottom Line:I would recommend this product.
Great cooler but coils do not last
by:Ron (09-15-2015)
Carson City, Nevada
Comments:Great unit when it is working. Keeps kegs at a constant temp and great pours. The problem with mine was reliability. Bought it in 2007 and a little over 2 years the evaporator coil developed a leak. Had the coil replaced by a Bev-air service shop (I wish they had the 3 year warranty back in 2007). Now in 2015 the evaporator coil developed pinhole leaks again. This time it seems to have affected the compressor also. Repair will cost almost as much as a new one.
Bottom Line:I would recommend this product.
Nice unit
by:Uncle Gary (07-23-2014)
Seabrook, Tx
Comments:I bought this to replace my 30 yr old Rapids system(still running)at my wife's instistance. It is quieter. My old system had the CO2 tank and gauges on the outside, in back. This was easier to get to, to check the guages, turn on/off the tank. The old one had the compressor and electric on top. This saved its life during hurricane Ike. Hopefully this one will last half as long.
Bottom Line:I would recommend this product.
by:Ron T (06-01-2009)
Pasadena TX
Comments:Short story. After I purchased another brand (TR#$ TDD-1)from another vendor, I found it to be very loud and cycled on and off alot. After requesting service I was informed that the manufacturer's warranty was VOID if used in a residence. After returning the unit for a refund I ordered the Beverage Air BM-23. The delvery was VERY prompt and the unit was well protected for shipping. The unit is very quiet, I don't know what some people consider loud but mine sounds like a very small fan running, and it gets very cold very fast. Far superior to what I had. Well worth the money.
Bottom Line:I would recommend this product.
by:Mike (10-02-2008)
Anacortes, WA
Comments:This kegerator rocks!! Keeps the keg ice cold and the fan cooled tower is tops. It does make some noise but it's worth it for the ice cold beer it delivers. Very well built and worth the price, this thing will last forever.
Bottom Line:I would recommend this product.
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Commercial Beer Cooler - Black Vinyl Model: BF BEVAIRBLACK-1
Availability: In Stock

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Chrome Plated Metal Tower (Included) +$0.00
Polished Stainless Steel 3" Tower +$10.00
Polished Stainless Steel 3" Tower (100% Stainless Contact) +$25.00
Polished Stainless Steel 3" Tower with Perlick 630SS +$35.00
Remove Draft Tower from Order (No Thanks Already Have One) -$15.00

Optional CO2 Tank
No Co2 Tank Selected +$0.00
Add 5 lb. Co2 Tank +$56.95
Add 5 lb. Co2 Tank with glossy red finish +$61.99
Add 10 lb. Co2 Tank +$84.99
Add 15 lb. Co2 Tank +$94.99

OPTIONAL Co2 REGULATOR (Required if you don't already own one)
No Co2 Regulator Selected +$0.00
Select Pro Series Single Gauge Regulator +$37.95
Select Premium Single Gauge Regulator +$39.95
Select Commercial Grade Single Gauge Regulator +$44.95
Select Pro Series Dual Gauge Co2 Regulator +$46.95
Select Premium Double Gauge Regulator +$48.95
Select Commercial Grade Double Gauge Regulator +$49.95

OPTIONAL KEG COUPLER (Required if you don't already own one)
No Keg Coupler Selected +$0.00
KT85 - D System Keg Tap - Black Lever Handle +$25.95
KT86 - S System Keg Tap - Black Lever Handle +$31.99
Ball Lock Home Brew Keg Tap Complete Set +$14.99
Pin Lock Home Brew Keg Tap Complete Set +$14.99
KT1104W-A - A System Keg Coupler - Lever Handle +$49.95
KT3102W-G - G System Keg Coupler - Lever Handle +$49.95
KT2410W-M - M System Keg Coupler - Lever Handle +$49.95
Perlick Lo-Boy Low Profile D System Keg Tap Coupler w/ Pressure Relief +$53.95

Add Commercial Kegerator Cover
Kegco TX-3339 Commercial Kegerator Cover +$59.99

OPTIONAL TAP HANDLE (Standard Faucet Knob is Included)
Chalkboard Beer Tap Handle +$38.95
White Board Dry Erase Beer Tap Handle +$39.95
T180-7 - Twist - 7" BOD (Branding On Demand) Tap Handle +$42.95
C150-6 - 6" BOD (Branding On Demand) Tap Handle +$15.95

Add Optional FAUCET LOCK Add Slide-on Faucet Lock +$41.99
Add Wrap Around Faucet Lock +$53.99

OPTIONAL CLEANING KIT (Important To Clean Lines after each Keg)
Optional CLEANING KIT! Add Economy Beer Line Cleaning Kit +$21.95
Add Beer Cleaning Kit - 1 Qt. Bottle w/ 33 oz. Cleaner +$54.99
Kegco Deluxe Hand Pump Pressurized Keg Beer Kegerator Cleaning Kit w/ 32 oz. Cleaner +$49.99
Add Complete D System Pressurized Cleaning Kit +$102.95