In the world of Stardew Valley, money can get you a long way! Whether you are passionate about being a produce-type farmer or whether you want a steady income to help you progress and purchase items you really want within the game, the Keg is an important aspect of gameplay! I, for one, have never been super keen to produce Wine or Beer for any reason other than to get more money to upgrade my tools and purchase more Crops.
No matter what kind of player you are, the Keg is definitely something you will want to know more about!
Bottom Line Up Front
The Keg is an important piece of equipment if you’re interested in Artisan Products; you can put almost any fruit or vegetable inside and sell the product at a higher price. To create the Keg, you need 30x Wood, 1x Copper Bar, 1x Iron Bar, 1x Oak Resin, and farming level eight.
What is a Keg?
A Keg is a machine that can be used to turn fruits and vegetables into Juices, Ales, Wines, and more! It works very similarly to a but produces liquids rather than preserves.
How Do I Make a Keg?
To craft a Keg, you would require 30x Wood, , , 1 , and a eight. A Keg is also granted as a reward for completing the in the Pantry of the Community Centre.
What Can I make with a Keg?
There is a range of products that you can create once you have a Keg!
Beer is created by using Wheat and placing it inside the Keg. Beer takes one in-game day to process once placed inside the Keg and can be sold for 200g. Beer has some strategic effects within the game; it increases health by 22 points and 50 energy points.
However, it reduces your speed by one point, and so navigating is slower. This is important to note if you need to get home in a rush before you faint! Beer is also a welcomed gift to most of the characters in If you do not have Wheat, you can gain this by planting Wheat seeds (Which you can purchase from Pierre’s General Store) and harvesting these after four days by using a Scythe. .
Coffee is created by placing five Coffee Beans inside the Keg. Coffee takes two in-game hours to process once placed inside the Keg and can be sold for 150g. As opposed to Beer, consuming Coffee can increase your speed by one point, so you may find that after a Coffee, you can get a little more done! Coffee also increases your energy by three points and your health by one point.
Coffee Beans are hard to find in-game but a can sometimes be found in the Travelling Cart or a can be dropped by Dust Sprites. As they are hard to come across, it is best to plant these to increase your amount of Coffee Beans.
Coffee is an incredible to grow and offers amazing which can only be bettered by premium crops like Starfruit, and .
Green Tea is created by placing inside the Keg. Green Tea takes three in-game hours to process once placed inside the Keg and can be sold for 100g. Drinking Green Tea can increase your energy by thirteen points and health by five points. Green Tea can also give you maximum energy plus thirty additional points.
can take some time to . You first need to purchase a Tea Sapling from the Travelling Cart and plant this; twenty days after the sapling is planted, you will then have a Tea Bush. The Tea Bush will then grow one Tea Leave each day during the final weeks of Spring, Summer, and Fall.
Juice is created by placing one piece of any vegetable inside the Keg. Juice takes four in-game days to process once placed inside the Keg and can be sold for 2.25x the price of the vegetable that was placed inside. Drinking Juice can increase your energy by seventy-five points and your health by thirty-three points.
Variety of Juice
There is a large range of Juices you can create as you can use any vegetable to make Juice. They are listed below in order of highest-lowest sell price;
- Pumpkin: 720g Base and 1008g Artisan
- : 585g Base and 819g Artisan
- Cauliflower: 393g Base and 550g Artisan
- Artichoke: 360g Base and 504g Artisan
- Yam: 360g Base and 504g Artisan
- Amaranth: 337g Base and 471g Artisan
- Kale: 247g Base and 345g Artisan
- Taro Root: 225g Base and 315g Artisan
- Beet: 225g Base and 315g Artisan
- Radish: 202g Base and 282g Artisan
- Fiddlehead Fern: 202g Base and 282g Artisan
- Potato: 180g Base and 252g Artisan
- Bok Choy: 180g Base and 252g Artisan
- Eggplant: 135g Base and 189g Artisan
- Tomato: 135g Base and 189g Artisan
- Garlic: 135g Base and 189g Artisan
- Corn: 112g Base and 156g Artisan
- Green Bean: 90g Base and 126g Artisan
- Parsnip: 78g Base and 109g Artisan
- Rice: 67g Base and 93g Artisan
Mead is created by placing inside the Keg. Mead takes ten in-game hours to process once placed inside the Keg and can be sold for 200g. Drinking Mead can increase your energy by seventy-five points and your health by thirty-three points. However, proceed with caution as drinking Mead also reduces your speed by one point.
can be gained by first creating a . To do this, you require 40x Wood, 8x Coal, 1x , and 1x Maple Syrup. Suppose you have never made Maple Syrup before. You can do this by creating a Tapper using 40x Wood and 2x Copper Bars.
Once you have created your Tapper, you should then place this on a Maple Tree on your Farm. Nine days after placing the Tapper, Maple will be ready to collect. Once you have Maple and are ready to create a , all you have to do is place the on your FarmFarm, and it will naturally collect , although this will take four days.
is created by placing inside the Keg. takes two in-game days to process once placed inside the Keg and can be sold for 300g. Drinking can increase your energy by fifty points and your health by twenty-two points. However, similar to Beer and Mead, this will reduce your speed by one point.
can be grown by using a Starter; this can be purchased from the General Store for 60g or at Joja Mart for 76g. Once planted, you will be able to gather from your Starter after eleven days.
is created by placing any inside the Keg. It takes just over six-game days to process once placed inside the Keg and can be sold for 3x the price of whichever was placed inside. Drinking can increase your energy by fifty points and your health by twenty-two points. This, too, when consumed, will reduce your speed by one point. is easily the most profitable in , with being a great way to make a . So if you want to become an artisan farmer, this is the way to go.
There is a large range of Wines which you can create as you can use any vegetable to make Juice. They are listed below in order of highest-lowest sell price;
- Starfruit: 2250g Base and 3150g
- : 1650g Base and 2310g
- Pineapple: 900g Base and 1260g
- : 750g Base and 1050g
- Rhubarb: 660g Base and 924g
- Banana: 450g Base and 630g
- Crystal : 450g Base and 630g
- Peach: 420g Base and 588g
- Pomegranate: 420g Base and 588g
- Mango: 390g Base and 546g
- Strawberry: 360g Base and 504g
- Apple: 300g Base and 420g
- Orange: 300g Base and 420g
- Coconut: 300g Base and 420g
- Wild Plum: 240g Base and 336g
- Cherry: 240g Base and 336g
- Spice Berry: 240g Base and 336g
- Grape: 240g Base and 336g
- Cactus : 225g Base and 315g
- Cranberries: 225g Base and 315g
- Apricot: 150g Base and 210g
- Blueberry: 150g Base and 210g
- Hot Pepper: 120g Base and 168g
- Blackberry: 60g Base and 84g
- Salmonberry: 15g Base and 21g
- Qi : 3g Base and 4g
The Benefits of the Keg
This Keg is beneficial in multiple ways; for one, it can be a steady and lucrative source of income as you can regularly sell the produce from the Kegs. Another way this can benefit you is that you can give the produce from your Kegs as gifts to improve your relationships with other characters within the town.
Placing my Keg
The first important thing to note is that it is possible to craft and place multiple Kegs; there is no limit to how many Kegs you can place on your Farm!
Kegs can be placed outside around your Farm. However, a popular choice is to create a building to store a large volume of Kegs.
Question: How do you get Kegs in Stardew Valley?
Answer: To create a Keg, you will first need 30x Wood, 1x Copper Bar, 1x Iron Bar, 1x Oak Resin, and farming level eight.
Question: What do you do with a Keg?
Answer: There is a range of things that you can create in a Keg; these include Wines, Beers, Juices, Pale Ale, Mead, Green Tea, and Coffee.
Question: Where do you store Kegs?
Answer: Kegs can be placed inside Sheds or other buildings on your Farm. They can also be placed outside your Farm on your land; the choice is completely yours!
Stardew Valley Keg Guide: Summary
There are many options when it comes to what you can create within your Keg; my advice is to make as many Kegs as you can and place them all inside a Shed. Then you should prioritize either valued gifts or the most lucrative products and ensure these are regularly being created to help provide you with a steady income or great relationships with other characters!