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Summit SBC-500B Kegerator Beer Cooler Tap Dispenser / Full Size Cold Plate / Full Size Keg Cooler Designed to Store & Dispense Full Size Kegs / Black Cabinet & Door / Includes all necessary Draft Beer Equipment

List Price: $1,171.86
Regular Price: $937.49
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The Summit SBC-500B kegerator is a portable beer tap that comes complete with all the necessary draft beer hardware you need to tap a fresh keg of beer. By storing your keg in the Summit beer dispenser at a recommended 32°-36° and maintaining it under 10 psi of constant CO2 pressure, your keg beer can last up to several months. The Summit Kegerator holds a full size Keg (1/2 barrel keg, 15.5 gallons) with plenty of room to hold the 5 lb. CO2 tank. The Summit beer dispenser is very quiet and energy efficient (approx. $40/yr).

Commercial Configuration.

2 1/2" Swivel casters make this unit easy to move from the garage to the patio. A metal safety rail keeps mugs and glasses from sliding off. The Summit keg refrigerator comes with simple and detailed instructions on how to assemble and properly maintain the unit. The CO2 tank is not charged, so you will need to get it filled locally. Look under "gas" in your local yellow pages. A full CO2 tank should push around about 5 to 8 full size kegs. The door is a non-reversible, right hand swing.

Home Brew Configuration.

We are draft beer experts and all draft beer and custom installation questions are handled toll free 1-800-710-9939 by one of our friendly and experienced staff.

Keg Capacity Chart.

  • Summit SBC-500B Beer Cooler OpenBlack Cabinet Exterior with Black Door. Door is not reversible with hinge on right.
  • Chrome Guard Rail to Protect Your Mugs and Glasses from Sliding Off
  • 15" Tall Chrome Tower with 5 Feet of Beer Line Assembly Attached.
  • Plastic Drip Tray
  • A Brand New Aluminum 5 lb. CO2 Tank (Empty): Produced from high strength aluminum alloy 6061-T6.
  • American "D" System Coupler (Good for all American Brand Beers)
  • Gas Hose / Beer Tubing / Washers & Clamps. Both Air/CO2 and beer line tubing are FDA and Brewery approved.
  • 4 Strong Swivel Casters make it easy to move.
  • Plugs into standard 110/vac house outlet
  • Adjustable Mechanical Temperature Control (easily accessed at the back of the unit)
  • Detailed Instruction Manual.
  • Weight: 150 lbs.
  • Door Swing: Right Hand (Hinge on right)
  • 100% CFC Free
  • Energy efficient design
  • 115 Volts; 60 cycle; 3 prong plug

Please Note: If you upgrade to a 15 lb. or 20 lb. CO2 tank, you may not be able to fit a Coors, Rubber or some import kegs into your unit. Please call us at 1-800-710-9939 if you have further questions or concerns.

Warranty
  • One year parts and labor.
  • Five years parts on compressor

UPC: 761101001456
Dimensions
Height34 3/4" (not including casters, rail or tower)
Width23 5/8"
Depth25"
Weight
Unit Weight99 lbs.
Shipping Weight110 lbs.
Warranty
Labor1 Year
Parts1 Year
Compressor (Parts Only)5 Years
Key Features
Built-in CapableNo
Security LockNo
Keg CouplerYes
RegulatorSingle Gauge
CO2 Tank5 lb.
Cleaning KitNo
Outdoor UseNo
Commercial UseNo
Keg Storage Capacities
Full Size / 1/2-BarrelHolds 1
Pony Size / 1/4-BarrelHolds 1
1/4-Barrel SlimHolds 2
1/6-BarrelHolds 2
5 gal. Ball/Pin Lock Keg3 Ball Lock / 2 Pin Lock
5-Liter / Mini KegHolds 3
Exterior
CabinetBlack
Drip TrayBlack Plastic
Guard RailChrome
CastersYes
Draft Beer Tower
Number of Faucets1
MaterialChrome
Height9 1/4"
Diameter2 1/2"
Door
Color / MaterialBlack
Number of Doors1
Door HandleNo
Field ReversibleNo
Accepts Custom Overlay PanelNo
Cooling System
TypeCompressor
Defrost SystemAuto
Front VentilationNo
Controls
Adjustable ThermostatManual
DigitalNo
Electrical
Electrical Requirements115v/60hz
PDFDispense Kit Assembly Manual

Summit Kegerator SBC-500B Full Size Keg Beer Cooler Reviews

Average Customer Rating:
(5)
(based on 14 reviews) 
Kegerator sans tower
by:jaicmeiriceamach (09-04-2014)
illinois
Comments:I ordered the 500B without the tower, etc. because I was replacing an old kegerator and had had a three tap tower, cO2 tank,....
Received a 501B--was told this was only a factory recording number change. Fitting the old tower and assembling the 501B was easy. I had to drill new screw holes. The unit runs quiet and keeps temp at high 30s on medium setting. DOES NOT fit three ball lock cornys though... despite the website and assurance from the BF sales staff. Had to cut one handle off a corny keg to be able to use the three taps.
Bottom Line:
 
Well Made
by:Jay (12-23-2013)
Lawrence, KS
Comments:The model I received was actually the SBC-501B, which is apparently the new version of the 500B. From the summit website the only difference I can see is that it has a slightly larger capacity (7.0 vs 6.4 cu. ft).
Good features:
I replaced an Edgestar that shelled out after 2 years with this one. Having them side by side it is obvious that the Summit is much more substantial. It is much heavier and seems better made. It is also much colder. Even with the price premium I think the Summit is a much better value. I looked everywhere and I could't beat the pricing here.
The 2.5" tower is much nicer as well.
The plastic inserts on the bottom make it easy to slide a heavy full size keg in as well.
I also upgraded to the dual gauge regulator, which was a great deal as a very cheap add-on option.

Bad:
The casters that came with it are non-locking. Fortunately I don't need it to move, but if I did I would want locking casters. As is I just left the rubber feet on.
I ordered the 10lb CO2 tank, which just barely does not fit inside with a full keg. I had to drill a hole in the side to run the line through. Not a big deal, I probably would have done that eventually anyway.
Bottom Line:I would recommend this product.
 
Very Satisfied
by:Roger the Brewer (01-23-2013)
Topeka, KS
Comments:I must say I am very impressed. I drilled a small hole in a water bottle cap so that a small meat thermometer would fit solidly in it. This is how I am tracking the termperature. The temperature in my kegerator has been exactly 37 degrees every time I check. And that is with the thermostat turned 1/3 of the way up. I honestly think this would freeze my beer solid 2/3s of the way up. I might add that the manual that came with it says "Sanyo" at the top.

I bought extra line but decided to try this thing out right out of the box. After a week of 10lbs on my keg at 37 degrees I got a good pour but the carbonation was a little weak. I think that might be because the first 24 hours the beer was cooling down to temperature so it hasn't had quite enough time yet. Just the same I turned it up to 11lbs and the carbonation was somewhat better.

The unit looks fantastic in my man cave.
It is significantly larger than the Magic Chef unit saw at Mennards. There is room in it for my Cornie keg and a case of beer. I did order a second keg to have on the ready when I blow the first one.

The tower is solid. In the future I may replace the faucet. I have heard that when only using the kegerator once a week faucets tend to stick unless you get one with a front valve. I am wondering if it would hurt anything to take the faucet off and run hot water through it at the end of my weekends to prevent this from happening.
Bottom Line:I would recommend this product.
 
Very Satisfied
by:Roger the Brewer (01-22-2013)
Topeka, KS
Comments:I did a great deal of research, read a lot of reviews on different kegerators, had a discussion on the AHA forum, before deciding on a summit kegerator. A salesman that I talked to on the phone from The Beverage Factory talked to me a while then directed me to this model. I checked with the Better Business Bureau and got a glowing report on The Beverage Factory. At this point I took the plunge and ordered my unit.

I must say I am very impressed. I drilled a small hole in a water bottle cap so that a small meat thermometer would fit solidly in it. This is how I have tracked the temperature. The temperature in my kegerator has been exactly 37 degrees every time I check. And that is with the thermostat turned 1/3 of the way up. I honestly think this would freeze my beer solid 2/3s of the way up. I might add that the manual that came with it says "Sanyo" at the top.

I bought extra line but decided to try this thing out right out of the box. After a week of 10lbs on my keg at 37 degrees I got a good pour but the carbonation was a little weak. I think that might be because the first 24 hours the beer was cooling down to temperature so it hasn't had quite enough time yet. Just the same I turned it up to 11lbs and the next day the carbonation was somewhat better.

The unit looks fantastic in my man cave.

It is significantly larger than the Magic Chef unit saw at Mennards. There is room in it for my Cornie keg and a case of beer. I did order a second keg to have on the ready when I blow the first one.

The tower is solid. In the future I may replace the faucet. I have heard that when only using the kegerator once a week faucets tend to stick unless you get one with a front valve. I am wondering if it would hurt anything to take the faucet off and run hot water through it at the end of my weekends to prevent this from happening.

Would I recommend it to a friend? Oh hell yes!
Bottom Line:I would recommend this product.
 
Very Satisfied
by:Roger the Brewer (01-22-2013)
Topeka, KS
Comments:I must say I am very impressed. I drilled a small hole in a water bottle cap so that a small meat thermometer would fit solidly in it. This was how I tracked the temperature. The temperature in my kegerator has been exactly 37 degrees every time I check. And that is with the thermostat turned 1/3 of the way up. I honestly think this would freeze my beer solid 2/3s of the way up. I might add that the manual that came with it says "Sanyo" at the top.

I bought extra line but decided to try this thing out right out of the box. After a week of 10lbs on my keg at 37 degrees I got a good pour but the carbonation was a little weak. I think that might be because the first 24 hours the beer was cooling down to temperature so it hasn't had quite enough time yet. Just the same I turned it up to 11lbs and the next day the carbonation was somewhat better.

The unit looks fantastic in my man cave.
It is significantly larger than the Magic Chef unit saw at Mennards. There is room in it for my Cornie keg and a case of beer. I did order a second keg to have on the ready when I blow the first one.

The tower is solid. In the future I may replace the faucet. I have heard that when only using the kegerator once a week faucets tend to stick unless you get one with a front valve. I am wondering if it would hurt anything to take the faucet off and run hot water through it at the end of my weekends to prevent this from happening.

Would I recommend it to a friend? Oh hell yes!
Bottom Line:I would recommend this product.
 
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Labor - 12 Months

Parts - 12 Months

Compressor Parts Only - 60 Months

Available Options:

SPECIFY DRAFT TOWER CHOICE (You will need to drill new screw holes for an upgraded tower)
Choose Draft Tower Chrome Plated Metal 2 1/2" Tower (Included) [more info] +$0.00
Polished Stainless Steel 3" Tower [more info] +$10.00
Polished Stainless Steel 3" Tower (100% Stainless Contact) [more info] +$25.00
Brushed Stainless Steel 3" Tower (100% Stainless Contact) [more info] +$30.00
Polished Stainless Steel 3" Tower with Perlick 630SS [more info] +$35.00
Snake Tower with Chrome Finish [more info] +$40.00
Polished Brass 3" Tower [more info] +$25.00
Remove Draft Tower from Order (No Thanks Already Have One) -$15.00

OPTIONAL DRIP TRAY UPGRADE (Big Savings When Purchased with Kegerator)
Optional DRIP TRAY Upgrade Upgrade to 12 Inch Long Surface Mount Drip Tray [more info] +$22.00
Upgrade to 12 Inch Drip Tray with Long Drain [more info] +$35.00
Surface Mount Drip Tray with Column Cut-Out - No Drain [more info] +$49.95
Surface Mount Drip Tray with Column Cut-Out - With Drain [more info] +$59.95
12 Inch Long Surface Mount Drip Tray with Brass Grill [more info] +$94.95
Surface Mount Drip Tray with Column Cut-Out - Brass Grill [more info] +$209.95

SPECIFY KEG COUPLER (Kegerator Includes D System Coupler)
Default D System Keg Coupler Lever Handle (Included) [more info] +$0.00
Select a S System European Keg Tap Coupler (Import Kegs) [more info] +$5.00
Select Ball Lock Home Brew Keg Tap [more info] +$0.00
Select Pin Lock Home Brew Keg Tap [more info] +$0.00
Select Perlick Lo-Boy Low Profile D System Keg Tap Coupler [more info] +$34.95
Remove Keg Coupler from Order (No Thanks Already Have One) -$10.00

SPECIFY CO2 REGULATOR (Kegerator Includes Single Gauge Regulator)
Single Gauge Regulator (Included) [more info] +$0.00
Upgrade to Pro Series Commercial Dual Gauge Co2 Regulator [more info] +$9.00
Remove CO2 Regulator from Order (No Thanks Already Have One) -$10.00

SPECIFY CO2 TANK
5 lb. Co2 Tank (Included - Comes Empty) [more info] +$0.00
Upgrade to 10 lb. Co2 Tank (May have to Place Outside Unit) [more info] +$17.95
Remove Co2 Tank from Order (No Thanks Already Have One) -$35.00

OPTIONAL 2ND KEG COUPLER (If you Plan on Tapping Import or Home Brew Kegs)
Select D System Keg Tap - Black Lever Handle - KT85D-L [more info] +$25.95
Select S System Keg Tap Coupler - Black Lever Handle - KT86S-L [more info] +$31.99
Select Ball Lock Home Brew Keg Tap Complete Set [more info] +$14.99
Select Pin Lock Home Brew Keg Tap Complete Set [more info] +$13.95
Select U System Keg Tap Coupler - Lever Handle - CH5300U [more info] +$63.95
Select Perlick Lo-Boy Low Profile D System Keg Tap Coupler w/ Pressure Relief - 40030 [more info] +$51.95

OPTIONAL CLEANING KIT (Important To Clean Lines after each Keg)
Optional CLEANING KIT! Add Economy Beer Line Cleaning Kit [more info] +$21.95
Add Beer Cleaning Kit - 1 Qt. Bottle w/ 33 oz. Cleaner [more info] +$54.99
Kegco Deluxe Hand Pump Pressurized Keg Beer Kegerator Cleaning Kit w/ 32 oz. Cleaner [more info] +$49.99
Draftec Deluxe Hand Pump Pressurized Keg Beer Kegerator Cleaning Kit w/ 32 oz. Cleaner [more info] +$51.99
Add Complete D System Pressurized Cleaning Kit [more info] +$102.95

OPTIONAL TAP HANDLE (Plastic Faucet Knob is Included with Kegerator)
Chalkboard Beer Tap Handle [more info] +$38.95
White Board Dry Erase Beer Tap Handle [more info] +$39.95
T180-7 - Twist - 7" BOD (Branding On Demand) Tap Handle [more info] +$42.95
C100-4-M - 4" BOD (Branding On Demand) Tap Handle, Metal [more info] +$21.99
P180-7 - Pebble - 7" BOD (Branding On Demand) Tap Handle [more info] +$43.95
C100-4 - 4" BOD (Branding On Demand) Tap Handle [more info] +$18.50
C150-6 - 6" BOD (Branding On Demand) Tap Handle [more info] +$15.95

OPTIONAL FAUCET LOCKS
Add Optional FAUCET LOCK Add Slide-on Faucet Lock [more info] +$41.99
Add Wrap Around Faucet Lock [more info] +$53.99

OPTIONAL HOMEBREW KEG
Brand New - Kegco 3 Gallon Strap Handle Keg [more info] +$89.99
Brand New - Kecgo 5 Gallon Strap Handle Keg [more info] +$94.99
Brand New - Kegco 5 Gallon Rubber Top Keg [more info] +$101.99
5 Gallon Ball Lock Keg - Reconditioned Beer Keg [more info] +$69.99

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Movember No Thanks +$0.00
MOVEMBER - Make a Donation to benefit the Prostate Cancer Foundation [more info] +$1.00
MOVEMBER - Make a $5 Donation to benefit the Prostate Cancer Foundation [more info] +$5.00
MOVEMBER - Make a $10 Donation to benefit the Prostate Cancer Foundation [more info] +$10.00

Optional Extended Warranty
New Leaf ServicePro 1 Year Extended Warranty [more info] +$24.99
New Leaf ServicePro 3 Year Date of Purchase Warranty [more info] +$49.99
New Leaf ServicePRO 5 Year Date of Purchase Warranty [more info] +$99.99
New Leaf ServicePRO 3 Year Date of Purchase Commercial Warranty [more info] +$145.98
New Leaf ServicePRO 5 Year Date of Purchase Commercial Warranty [more info] +$281.98




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