GrowlerWerks uKeg Go: How To Info


uKeg Go How-To Info

Care and Use

Read below for info and details on using, cleaning and caring for your uKeg Go pressurized growler. Download our manuals and guides or watch our videos for more info. Still have a question? Feel free to contact us for additional customer service support.

FAQ

For questions about uKeg Go or other customer service issues, please visit our FAQ page.

View FAQ

Warranty Registration

Did you just receive your uKeg? Please register your product with us for the limited one year warranty. *registration for U.S. customers only

Register My uKeg Go

Support and Service

Please fill out our Technical Support Request form for any product related issues.

Technical Support Request


Getting Started with the uKeg Go


Filling, Installing CO2 and Adjusting Pressure

Filling
1. Filling
  • Fill uKeg GO at your local growler fill location.
Install Cartridge
2. Install Cartridge
  • Ensure dial is in off position.
  • Unthread sleeve and insert 8 gram CO2 cartridge with small end facing up.
Charge Cap
3. Charge Cap
  • Tighten sleeve quickly and firmly.
  • Sleeve does not need to bottom out.
  • A quick puff of gas is normal.
Install Cap
4. Install Cap
  • The dial controls the pressure inside the uKeg GO.
  • Turn to 1st position for Beer.
  • Turn to 2nd position for Cocktails or Cider.
Pour
5. Pour
  • Pull the tap forward to pour.
  • Lock tap while transporting or while not in use by folding back.
  • Do not open sleeve when cartridge contains pressure - turn dial on to empty remaining gas
  • Do not use without CO2 cartridge.
  • Pressurize immediately after filling, leave pressure on for duration of fill.
  • Do not pour while uKeg is on its side.
  • Do no­t fill with liquid or store uKeg above 120°F.
  • Do not drop. Contents under pressure.
  • Excessive suspended particles may lead to tap clogs or leaks.

After Each Use

Remove cap and rinse with warm water
  • Turn off gas.
  • Remove cap and rinse with warm water. (less than 120 degrees F).
Rinse uKeg with warm water.
  • Rinse uKeg with warm water.
  • Repeat 2-3 times until clean.
Allow to dry by pouring out water.
  • Allow to try by pouring out remaining water.
  • Store with cap off and tap open in dry place.

For a More Thorough Cleaning

Fill with warm water and cleaning tablet
  • Fill with warm water under 120 degrees F and 1 cleaning tablet.
  • Baking soda is a suitable substitute.
Cap and shake well
  • Cap and shake well.
Install cap, open tap and run out.
  • Install cap, charge briefly with left-over nitro gas, flow water through tap and close tap.
  • Let sit 10 minutes.
  • Open tap until pressure runs out.

Cartridge Seal Replacement

Squeeze tabs and pull retainer out.
  • Squeeze tabs and pull retainer out.
Inspect cartridge seal for cracks or defects. Replace if needed. Note orientation when removing.
  • Inspect cartridge seal for cracks or defects. Replace if needed. Note orientation when removing.
If cartridge seal needs replacing, insert new seal in orientation shown.
  • If cartridge seal needs replacing, insert new seal in orientation shown.
Reinstall retainer and seal.
  • Reinstall retainer and seal.
Push retainer down until both tabs click outward.
  • Push retainer down until both tabs click outward.

Inspect Periodically

  • Make sure retaining tabs are fully pushed out and seated properly.
  • Cap O-ring should be tight and smooth.
  • Make sure O-ring is installed as shown and free of damage.