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Anchor Steam Vintage Lucite Tap Handle
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Anchor Steam Tap Handles

Anchor Steam has some good standard tap handles. Most of the tap handles that. I’ve seen from the brewery use their logo and design with very little decoration. Anchor Steam has some older tap handles that were made with a ceramic design from the 50s. When other companies switched to Read more…

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Beer Taps

A beer tap is a means of tapping a keg or a barrel. This term can be a little bit broad. When someone is referring to a tap they may be referring to a valve, spigot, faucet, tap handle, or some other part of the tapping mechanism. Most commonly when Read more…

Vintage Budweiser Tap Handle - T shape in Lucite
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Budweiser Tap Handles

Budweiser has a number of iconic tap handles and they taps have used a number of designs. Typically their tap handles will be similar for the different brands that are part of the company. I’ll show some examples of their tap handles and provide some context and history about the Read more…

Tap Handle Parts

Ferrule

A ferrule is a connector that attaches the tap handle to the threaded rod (or pin rod) coming out of the tap. The ferrule can be either decorative or functional. With a functional ferrule, it may be serving as a female to female connector between the threaded rod coming out Read more…

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Genesee Tap Handles

About Genesee Genesee is a brewery based out of Rochester NY. The proper name for the brewery is Genesee Brewing Company. The brewery originally opened in 1878. They have also been known as High Falls Brewing Company and are now a part of North American Breweries along with Labatt USA. Genesee Read more…

Jack's Abby Old Style Beer Tap Handle
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Jack’s Abby Tap Handles

This is a resource for information about Jack’s Abby beer tap handles. If you’re looking for beer gifts head over to the Jack’s Abby beer gifts section of the RainTaps online store. Jack’s Abby Tap Handles Brewery: Jack’s Abby Beer:  Generic Materials: Acrylic Size: Large When the tap handle was in Read more…

Newcastle Brown Ale Tap Handle
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Newcastle Tap Handles

This is a resource for information about Newcastle Breweries beer tap handles. If you’re looking for beer gifts head over to the Newcastle beer gifts section of the RainTaps online store. Newcastle Tap Handles Brewery: Newcastle Breweries Beer:  Brown Ale Materials: Wood Size: Small When the tap handle was in service: Read more…

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Olympia Tap Handles

Olympia brewing has had an interesting history with their tap handles. They have used ceramic and lucite elements in their tap handles. Some of the taps have particularly interesting designs. I’ll show some examples of their tap handles and provide some context and history about the tap handles when possible. Olympia Brands Read more…