I am looking for some help on brainstorming this. A good friend is getting married next april and has asked me not only to stand in his wedding, not only to provide beer and mead, but also to handle his keg setup system for the event and weekend.
He is getting married at a really nice 20 acre bed and breakfast in austin where after the wedding itself, the parents, the happy couple and wedding party of roughly 20 folks will continue to stay for the next three days to enjoy to scenic place, the pool, and other amenities.
His dilemma, he intends to have multiple kegs for the wedding and weekend. At the end of the day/weekend, he wants to end up with a semi portable keg setup he can use in the future.
Wedding day - he will have two domestic beer kegs for the official reception. Most likely sanke style north american keg couplers. It would be nice to have two actual taps serving two distinct beers, but a single tap and switching kegs in the background is not a deal breaker.
Wedding night and after. For the rest of the weekend he intends to flow through at least two more kegs. I know he/his wife has voted for Hoegarrten as one of them, (I dont think this is sanke).
co2 is definiatly the way to go here, and I will be using my 20 pound tank from my kegerator at home for this.
He is thinking of having the kegs in trashcans and keep icing them over the weekend.
Based on the above, what other ideas do you folks think would be good things to consider, specific parts or advice? Any ideas on how to make a trashcan keg a little dressier? Or go cheaper on a one use kegerator? Looking for ideas... sky is the limit during idea phase so any thoughts?