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Keg Tap Pumps

Do you have a party or picnic coming up? Want to serve beer straight from the keg? Choose from a wide selection of picnic pumps and portable keg taps available here at Rapids Wholesale—all at affordable prices. What's more, we have a variety of keg hand pumps that will fit any beer keg. Don't start your party without the perfect portable beer pump from Rapids Wholesale.

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  1. Rapids Rod For Deluxe Keg Picnic Pump

    A high-quality picnic pump rod manufactured by Rapids for use with deluxe picnic pumps. Made of heavy-duty metal and designed for one-hand operation.

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  2. Deluxe Rod Style Keg Hand Pump Faucet Assembly, No Tap

    A beer pump tap without coupler, manufactured by trusted brand Rapids.

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  3. Taprite Pony Pump Hand Tap for American Kegs

    The Taprite Pony Pump is designed for convenience and affordability. Simple to use, this pony pump beer tap works great for parties and is easy to clean.

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  4. American Sankey D Keg Tap 8" Pump with Wing Handle Coupler

    Rapids wing handle Sankey picnic pump beer tap with long metal pump. Check out the shorter, 4" version of this same keg pump.

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  5. Replacement Plastic Beer Faucet & Hose for Picnic Pump

    This plastic beer faucet with beer hose is a cost-efficient replacement piece for all picnic pump setups. Nut not included.

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  6. Single Lever Handle Sankey Picnic Pump - 8" Beer Tap Pump


    A Rapids 8" keg pump with uniquely designed features that provide the most durable and best pour possible with a beer pump.

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  7. Perlick 40000B Beer Keg Hand Pump Party Pump

    Perlick 40000B Beer Keg Pump Tap

    One of the easiest keg party pumps to disassemble for cleaning.; This Perlick Picnic Pump can be used with any type of beer keg. Net weight of 25 ounces.

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    Millennium Picnic Pump Tap for American Sankey Kegs, Wing Coupler

    Millennium Picnic Pump Tap for American Sankey Kegs, Wing Coupler

    Regular Price: $47.49

    Special Price: $36.99

    This durable picnic pump from Rapids is designed to fit any American sankey. The durable keg pump tap utilizes a metal design for long lasting use and for a more efficient beverage tap.

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    Wing Handle Sankey Keg Tap - 4" Pump

    Wing Handle Sankey Keg Tap - 4" Pump

    Regular Price: $45.29

    Special Price: $34.89

    This wing handle picnic pump beer tap from Rapids is made from metal plated forged brass, making it a durable, heavy-duty beer pump for Sankey kegs. The top-mounted air pump eliminates pressure on the keg. Short, 4" pump. 24" long, 3/16" diameter beer hose.

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  10. Universal Keg Tap Picnic Hand Pump for European or US Couplers

    A deluxe party pump manufactured by reputable brand Rapids, which is complete with brass air pump coupler. Universal, will attach to any standard coupler.

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How Do Party Pumps Work?

Unlike a typical bar setup wherein a pressure-dispense system delivers beer with the help of carbon dioxide canisters, a portable draft pump can be used to dispense beer stored in kegs even without the CO2. In a pressure-dispense bar tap, beer stored in kegs are forced out of the container using external pressure from a carbon dioxide (or occasionally nitrogen) cylinder. This forces the beer out of the keg and up to a narrow tube to the bar, into the beer tap, and finally into a mug or glass. In the case of picnic pumps, the same beer kegs that are used along with pressure-dispense systems can also be utilized. So how do they work? Portable beer pumps work by first attaching the pump to the keg. After the pump is attached to the keg, the faucet is opened, and the natural pressure inside the beer keg is released. The portable tap is then pumped, putting pressure into the keg, and by pressing on the beer tap handle, beer is released.

One important thing to remember, though, is that beer dispensed using a picnic pump should be consumed within twenty-four hours. Unlike beer systems used in bars, party pumps cause air to enter the keg, and when air is mixed in with beer, it naturally loses its flavor and tends to go flat.     

Pump Up Your Outdoor Party or Picnic with Rapids' Picnic Pumps

We at Rapids Wholesale have a wide selection of portable beer pumps perfect for any outdoor event, party, picnic, or other functions that require serving draft beer straight from beer kegs. We have a variety of portable draft pumps from trusted manufacturers that include American Beverage, Uber Tap, Taprite, Perlick, and more. Our simple but effective keg hand pumps fit any beer keg and are easy to attach, so you have a lot less time to worry and even more time to party!

Although our keg pumps fit a variety of beer kegs, please make sure that you have the right tap to match the beer you purchased. You can ask any of our friendly Sales Representatives here.

Need More Help? No Problem!

Many of our expert Sales Representatives have years of experience in the food-service and beer industries before coming to join us. If you can’t find what you’re looking for here in our website, at one of our convenient locations, or even in our frequently mailed catalogs, please feel free to contact us, and one of our knowledgeable Rapids Wholesale Sales Representatives will immediately assist you in locating the products that you need.

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