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Tubbies Australia

Maturation Keg Brass Hoops | 2 & 4.5 Litre

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Our Maturation Kegs are handcrafted from recycled American oak-ex red wine barrels, ideal for the maturation of fortified wines & spirits.

All our kegs come complete with tap, stand, and bung.


2 Litre

Head Diameter: 160mm
Length: 215mm
Height: 225mm
Width: 195mm
Physical Weight: 2.8kg

4.5 Litre

Head Diameter: 200mm
Length: 280mm
Height: 265mm
Width: 245mm
Physical Weight: 3.9kg

5 Litre

Head Diameter: 220mm
Length: 325mm
Height: 290mm
Width: 250mm
Physical Weight: 5.8kg

10 Litre

Head Diameter: 250mm
Length: 390mm
Height: 325mm
Width: 255mm
Physical Weight: 8.3kg

15 Litre

Head Diameter: 270mm
Length: 420mm
Height: 340mm
Width: 290mm
Physical Weight: 9.6kg

20 Litre

Head Diameter: 290mm
Length: 460mm
Height: 380mm
Width: 330mm
Physical Weight: 11.2kg

Small Tap
1/4″ Thread (fits 11.5mm hole approx.)

Medium Tap
5/16″ Thread (fits 13.5mm hole approx.)

Large Tap
3/8″ Thread (fits 14.5mm hole approx.)

Shipping and Delivery

Orders are dispatched from our cooperage in
Williamstown, SA daily using Australia Post.

Shipping costs are calculated at checkout.

Delivery Times
Standard delivery: 2 - 8 business days
Express Shipping: 1 - 4 business days*

Delivery times do not include packing and handling. Please note delays occur during public holidays and peak seasons. We cannot accept responsibility for delays in delivery due to unforeseen circumstances.

It is your responsibility to provide an accurate delivery address and contact details, including phone number.

*We do NOT offer next day delivery.

All orders will be processed, packed, and shipped the next business day after an order is placed. By choosing Express Shipping only guarantees your order will be sent Express with Australia Post at the time your order is sent.

Care Instructions
Your Tubbies keg has been handcrafted to Tubbie exact specifications using seasoned American White Oak (from used red wine barrels) with solid chrome or brass tap and steel or brass fittings. This keg is suitable for the maturation of young bulk port and other fortified wine, as the oak will carry out the natural maturation process.
Please follow the advice below to ensure your keg will be a continuing source of pride and satisfaction for many years to come.



Do not allow your keg to remain empty. Fill your keg as per instruction enclosed as soon as you receive it.

To swell the oak, fill the keg through the bung hole with warm water.

*Do not insert the bung during this process

After 24 hours, empty the water out (through the bung hole) and repeat this process for 2 - 5 days or until there is NO leakage evident.

Empty water out and fill with port immediately to avoid possible growth of mold.

We recommend the first 'batch; be used within 6 months to avoid over wooding. Further batches may be left as long as desired.

Always maintain your keg be at least half full to avoid drying and shrinkage of the oak, which will cause leakage.



Do not submerge your keg in water.

Do not store/display your keg in direct sunlight or near appliance which emit heat or drying air.

Never leave your keg empty.

Do not store water in the keg for longer than 48 hours, as the water will become stagnant and taint the keg.

This keg is not suitable for storage of red and white table wines.

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Trudy S.
Australia Australia
I recommend this product

Gorgeous port keg

A month or so ago I ordered a 4.5 litre brass hoop port keg from Tubbies for my husband’s birthday. Well his birthday was on Wednesday so he finally got to open his present. He loves it! The keg is gorgeous and really well made. We’re both very happy with our purchase and have recommended Tubbies to our friends.

james m.
Australia Australia
I recommend this product

Great product

Great finish and delivery was swift. I can only say good things about tubbies.

David S.
Australia Australia
I recommend this product

Terrific barrel for port / tawny

Very high quality barrel, delivered fast with great instructions. Highly recommended- I’ve filled it with a bunch of bottles of Penfolds Grandfather and the whole family loves a glass after dinner.

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Luke A.
Australia Australia
I recommend this product

Amazing quality and worksmanship!!!

This has been a fantastic little keg for maturing port! Please do yourself a favour and dont bother with the cheapo ones on ebay or aliexpress/alibaba etc. I've bought 2 previously, they leak and the quality is REALLY sub par! These however are amazing and while theyre more expensive, you really do get what you pay for! Would highly recommend these to anyone after a mini keg for themself or as a gift! Thanks Tubbies!!!

Leigh S.
Australia Australia
I recommend this product

Best present ever

Bought for my husband for Xmas, he loved it, perfect size for the caravan, and a wee port every night whilst fishing and watching the sunset.