There are lots of contenders and that is why we have compiled a definitive list of our current favorites. This list focuses on the highest rated, best selling, and best beer fridges available today.
Those of us that are big beer drinkers are well aware of the problems caused by using the family’s regular fridge to keep their cans of beer. Taking up space that the rest of your clan need for food and almost freezing the contents of your fridge in a quest for an ice cold beer is going to land you in heaps of trouble with your nearest & dearest.
Best Beer Fridge – Kalamera 24″ Beverage Refrigerator
The Kalamera 24″ beverage refrigerator can hold up to 170 cans of the old amber nectar and can be installed under your kitchen/bar counter or used as a freestanding unit. Made from stainless steel and triple layered glass, the Kalamera features blue LED lights that illuminate your beer store without being too bright or obtrusive.
The Kalamera is one of the best beer fridges we have found. The compressor is whisper quiet and keeps your favorite beverages between 38 and 50 degrees Fahrenheit without the constant start-and-stop noise of cheaper fridges. The Kalamera is also built with a temperature memory function should there be any power losses.
This extremely robust beer refrigerator has six sliding metal shelves, digital LED temperature control and a handy reversible door with a solid security lock. This is particularly useful for families with kids or if the unit is used in a commercial setting.
The Kalamera weighs 105 pounds and has dimensions of 24 x 33 x 23 inches. The fridge is fitted with an embedded carbon filter which does a great job of purifying the air inside the unit. This feature is important for those using the fridge to cool bottles of wine. In this case, each shelf can comfortably fit five bottles of your favorite vino giving a total capacity of 30 bottles!back to menu ↑
2nd Place – NewAir AWB-360DB Dual Zone Wine & Beverage Cooler
The next entry in our countdown of the best beer fridges is the 60 can / 18 bottle capacity, the NewAir AWB-360DB wine & beverage cooler. It is beautifully assembled and with its dual compressor cooler, so you can chill your beverages between 36 and 72 degrees Fahrenheit. We love that each side of the unit can be adjusted to different temperatures giving total versatility.
The NewAir AWB-360DB features French-doors so for those with kids, one half of the cooler can be used for storage of your boozy drinks while the other half can be used to keep your child-friendly beverages. Both doors are fitted with strong study locks.
The NewAir comes with 4 chrome-plated beverage ranks and 5 wire wine shelves which pull out easily for convenient loading/unloading. We love the blue lighting function to illuminate the contents of your fridge during nighttime.
This gorgeous beer fridge weighs in at 107 pounds and has dimensions of 24 x 24 x 34 inches. A major selling point of the NewAir AWB-360DB is the separate cooling zones. This is particularly useful as different beverages should be stored at different temperatures. The double doors allow access to one side of the fridge without upsetting the temperature of the other.
The NewAir is a powerful and convenient appliance for beer, wine and soft drink lovers everywhere!back to menu ↑
3rd Place – Danby Designer DAR026A1BDD Compact Refrigerator
The Classy Danby compact refrigerator comes in at just over 2 feet tall and features a cooling capacity of 2.6 cubic feet or 73 liters. It is a fantastic little fridge which can be used on counters and is durable enough to be kept on the floor, too.
With an integrated door handle, it features a reversible door swing which means that left-handed folks will be just as happy as the righties for once.
With bags of storage in the main compartment, there is also enough room for 8 cans of your favorite beverage inside the specially designed door area. The Danby has adjustable wire shelves making the fridge very versatile.
The Danby Company is now 65 years old. It was started in Montreal, Canada and has consequently grown into one of the leading refrigeration companies in North America
The worktop of the Danby is scratch resistant and very durable. The back of the fridge is very smooth for easy storage and the electrical cord length is a very generous 1.6 meters. The refrigerator is energy star compliant and fitted with a mechanical thermostat which has a very handy automatic defrost function.
This little fridge is ideal for small areas such as wet bars, condos, student dorms, etc. The Danby comes with an 18-month warranty for parts and labor making it an incredible little fridge for the price.back to menu ↑
4th Place – BLACK+DECKER BCRK17W Compact Fridge with Freezer
First of all, is the Black & Decker compact fridge which is lovingly referred to in the industry as “the cube” (obviously because of its shape), is perfectly designed with a tiny footprint. And with some organization skills, it’s amazing what you can squeeze in this tiny beer cooler.
As happy on the floor as on a countertop or table, the energy star refrigerator has been very popular with those going to live at college. It is perfect for storing those ready-made meals/care packages or enough booze for your own private party!
The fridge has a freezer section for your Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and the main compartment has a full-width removable glass shelf. The height of the fridge is 20”, the unit weighs 33 pounds and it has a 1.7 cubic feet capacity.
The Black & Decker is available in black, white or VCM and includes a one year warranty on the parts /labor and a two-year warranty on the compressor. The fridge has a reversible front door and the space-saving flat-backed design means that it will fit just about anywhere.
In conclusion, a real bargain mini fridge which does exactly what it claims. This is one of the quietest and best beer fridges we have reviewed and would be a great addition to any student accommodation or office.back to menu ↑
5th Place – Gourmia GMF600 Portable Mini Fridge Cooler and Warmer
The Gourmia GMF600 Portable Mini Fridge Cooler and Warmer is our “deal of the century” for those looking for a micro-fridge. This compact refrigerator can hold up to six 12 oz cans of four 500ml bottles and easily makes our list of the best beer fridges on planet booze.
The fridge’s dimensions are 11 x 7 x 11 inches and it weighs a tiny 3.1 lb. The Gourmia features a solid state thermostatic cooling system which works great and this fridge can even be plugged into your cigarette lighter or home outlet (AC/DC transformer built-in).
The Gourmia GMF600 cools down to 32 degrees below its ambient temperature and this baby also doubles as a heating device with a maximum temperature of 150 degrees (in an ambient temperature of 75 degrees Fahrenheit). We were particularly impressed by the speed at which the fridge cools from first being turned on.
This natty cooling companion is perfect whether being used on-the-go, traveling by car/boat/RV or just spending the day on the beach getting slowly sloshed with your buddies!