Welcome to Beer Fridge Direct. If you’re reading this, it’s probably because your beloved beer stockpile is growing a little too fast. Maybe it’s starting to take over your refrigerator and you’ve decided (or it’s been decided for you) that it’s time to give those beers a home of their own.
This website exists to solely to educate you about the beer fridge options out there and help you make the best choice. We’ve reviewed all of the best and worst beer fridges to bring you the most comprehensive and honest beer fridge reviews you can find anywhere.
Since we’re beer lovers ourselves and have bought our own beer fridges, we know exactly what factors are important to consider and we’ve put that knowledge in our beer fridge buyers guide to help you determine which type of beer fridge best suits your specific situation.
Once you know which type you want, check out the beer fridge comparison chart and the individual reviews to compare the fridges in that category.
What type of Beer Fridge Should I Get?
Perfect for: people with limited space, few beers to store, or a preference for canned beer.
Things to consider
-Does the fridge have removable shelves or adjustable shelves in case you want to store bottles?
-Does it have a freezer? You don’t need one it will get in the way
-Does it reach the temperature you want? Most stay in the 35-45 range, is that cold enough?
The most versatile and popular fridge. Designed with the beer lover in mind to accommodate bottles, bombers, growlers or corny kegs.
Things to consider:
- Will the temperature range freeze beers? Does it have a defrost cycle?
- Is the fridge noisy? Is the compressor known to break easily?
- If you want to install it under a counter, does it have front facing ventilation?
Perfect for those with a large collection of beer to store, holds over 100 bottles and has largest temperature range. Types include beverage merchandisers, chest freezers and bar coolers.
Things to consider:
- Does it have a good compressor? Is it noisy? Is it expensive to repair and is there a warranty offered for it?
- What temperature will you run it at and how much will it affect your electric bill?