Bagpipe Drone Tap Handles

My son is a bagpiper and homebrewer.  He wanted a pair of tap handles for his keggerator to match his bagpipe drones.  So we made some.  He wanted 2 for himself and one for a friend, and we made one extra – just in case.  Since all 4 worked out, I got to keep one too.  Now I have to get a keggerator 🙂

These are about 8″ long, made of Walnut which we blackened with a chemical process called ebonizing.  We used aluminum pipe for the ferule (instead of sliver), and plastic for the tops (instead of ivory).

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  1. Good Morning,
    My dad is also a bagpiper and has taken up craft brewing in the past couple years. He now has a four-tap kegerator system hooked up at home and I ordered a tenor drone replacement piece from bagpipe online back in April. He was so excited to turn into a tapper l, but after waiting until November they finally told me the piece was discontinued. Long story short, the tappers in your pictures are beautiful and I just wondered if there is any chance you’d ever sell one or be willing to make another? Thanks in advance and I hope your son’s getting good use out of them!

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