Beverage Cooler Vs Mini Fridge: Which Is Better For You?

Beverage Cooler Vs Mini Fridge: Which Is Better For You?

Deciding between a mini-fridge and a beverage cooler can be tough. Mini fridges are smaller, but they still provide a great deal of storage space. Beverage coolers, on the other hand, are designed to house a variety of different beverages and bottles.

Although they may look very similar at first, both a refrigerator and a beverage cooler are actually made for different purposes.

In this post, Dream Cheeky will help you answer the question Beverage cooler vs mini fridge, which is better?

General

Beverage Cooler

Bestseller No. 1
Honeywell Beverage Refrigerator and Cooler, 115 Can Mini Fridge with Glass Door for Soda Beer or Wine for Office or Bar with Adjustable Removable Shelving
  • Three pane glass door for ultimate temperature control
  • Electronic digital thermostat control panel
  • Slide out plastic coated shelving
  • Adjustable legs
  • Interior LED light
Bestseller No. 2
EUHOMY Beverage Refrigerator and Cooler, 126 Can Mini fridge with Glass Door, Small Refrigerator with Adjustable Shelves for Soda Beer or Wine, Perfect for Home/Bar/Office (Slive).
  • PERFECT CAPACITY - Euhomy 3.2 Cu.Ft Beverage Refrigerator and Cooler is equipped with a Black Stainless Steel frame, making this the only black stainless-steel cooler on the market! Adjustable and stable shelves make you conveniently store options up to 126 cans of standardized soda, beer, or several bottles of wine with 4 removable shelves, either upright or on their sides. However many and whatever type of beverage you prefer, this cooler will keep them at the temperature you want!
  • QUIET + ADVANCED COOLING SYSTEM - With a powerful compressor and internal air-cooled system, Euhomy’s mini fridge creates an evenly cooled space by ensuring that air flows throughout the entire beverage center.In addition, ultra quiet cooler of beverage cooling machine doesn’t affect your daily rest or working. With our cooler, you won’t just enjoy cold drinks, you’ll have a quiet environment too.
  • lNTELLIGENT CONTROL & AUTO DEFROST - Euhomy Beer and Wine Chiller offers a variable temperature selection ranging from (34°F to 61°F) to meet your multiple storage options. The digital display allows you to easily monitor and set whatever temperature you need. Unlike most beverage coolers, Euhomy’s free standing beverage cooler use air-cooled frost-free technology, so all you have to do is enjoy your beverages!
  • HIGH-END DESIGN & LED LIGHT - The sleek glass door showcases the beverage without leaving the door open. Three-layer glass door provides superior thermal insulation to reduce the impact of ambient temperature. The three pane glass door can help to maintain an ideal humidity level to ensure the taste of drinks. Drinks Refrigerators gives you the perfect lighting experience - The soft, white LED interior lighting beautifully showcases your beverages, even at nighttime.
  • FLEXIBLE PLACEMENT - With a reversible door and adjustable feet, you have more options when choosing where to place your cooler. Measuring 17.5 x 18.9x 31.5 inches, whether you place it under a counter or in a free-standing location, it’s the perfect solution for any size kitchen, home, bar, RV, apartment, or dorm room. *For best results: keep Bevergae Cooler upright for at least 24 hours before first using it. It is an imoprtant prerequisite a good refrigeration effect.
SaleBestseller No. 3
hOmeLabs Beverage Refrigerator and Cooler - 120 Can Mini Fridge with Glass Door for Soda Beer or Wine - Small Drink Dispenser Machine for Office or Bar with Adjustable Removable Shelves
  • BEST IN GLASS BEVERAGE COOLER - This 3.2 cubic feet freestanding beverage refrigerator features a reinforced and insulated clear glass front door to keep drinks cold, secured by a matte silver stainless steel frame. Its white LED interior light illuminates soda or beer cans, wine bottles and more, making your favorite chilled drinks look better and brighter
  • LARGE CAPACITY DRINKS DISPENSER - Our beverage fridge is always ready for a party, with its large internal storage capacity and adjustable shelving. Comes equipped with 3 removable chrome wire shelves to accommodate liquid containers of all shapes and sizes. Customize your drinks organization for a premium home bar experience. Intelligent sizing also enables undercounter installation for slick integration
  • DIGITAL TEMPERATURE CONTROL - Single zone beverage mini refrigerator has an easy touch temperature control that cools down to 34°F (1.1°C), and a digital display for monitoring and setting. Its memory function automatically restores the preset temperature of the cooler in case it becomes unplugged
  • POWERFUL COOLING SYSTEM - Our 120V 240W heavy duty, vertical chiller features energy efficient advanced technology, and a whisper quiet compressor that works with a small convection fan to cool quickly, and keep consistent air circulation for a uniform temperature supply inside. Perfect for an office, dorm, apartment, RV, restaurant, home kitchen and more
  • AUTOMATIC DEFROST - Freezerless beverage cooler includes an automatic defrost feature to ensure a frost free experience. External size: 18.9” W (front across) x 33.3” H (top to bottom) x 17.30” D (front to back). Internal size: 16” W x 29” H x 12” D. NOTE: Images show EXTERNAL Dimensions rounded UP to nearest decimal.
SaleBestseller No. 4
Antarctic Star 26 Bottle 130 Can Wine Cooler/Cabinet Beverage Refrigerator Mini Wine Cellar Beer Soda Clear Glass Door Bar Fridge Quiet Compressor Adjust Temp Freestanding Indoor Use 3.2cu.ft Black…
  • KEEP WINE COOL: Heat is enemy number one for wine. The Wine Cooler enables you to store your wine in optimal conditions for long-term aging. Working temperature range is 40°F- 61°F, and allows you to customize the temp (55°F is often cited as close to perfect).
  • IDEAL LIGHT and HUMIDITY: The reinforced glass door with air tight seal helps to maintain an ideal humidity level, this beverage refrigerator gives you a compact and modern sensation. Perfect for your living room. Blue soft LED interior lighting not only beautifully showcases the wine but won’t damage the wine.
  • PERFECT WINE STORAGE: 26 standard wine bottles capacity, also perfect for canned beer and beverage storage. Horizontal racking is a space-efficient way to store your bottles, and it definitely can't harm your wines.
  • NO VIBRATION and QUIET: Equipped with an advanced cooling system that will keep your beverages at the right temperature without making any noise. With no disturbance to its natural occurring sediments. Equipped with Movable Black Shelves, Glass Door and Adjustable Leveling Legs.
  • FREESTANDING: Recommand for freestanding use. The beverage and wine center door will close more easily when the two front leveling legs are extended slightly. NOTE: For your safety, please reserve at least 5 inchs on each side for cooler installation.
Bestseller No. 5
Icyglee Beverage Refrigerator Cooler - 126 Can Mini Fridge with Glass Door Freestanding for Soda Beer or Wine, Beverage Cooler for Home, Office, Bar with Adjustable Removable Shelves, Sliver.
  • 【Planable Space】This is a 3.2cuft capacity beverage refrigerator, it can hold up to 126 cans of beer, the mini fridge for bedroom also comes with 4 removable shelves that can be inserted in 8 slots at will to meet the personalised needs of placing different sizes of drinks.
  • 【Refrigeration & Cooling Storage 2-in-1】This beverage fridge using new air cooling technology, 360° full-angle circulating air duct cooling will be more even, the small refrigerator uses tempered glass door with low-e film and high tightness door seal, to achieve refrigeration and at the same time to ensure that the cold air does not spill out.
  • 【Precise Temperature Control】 Our beverage cooler is designed with a smart touch panel that is more in line with modern daily life, the panel contains temperature adjustment buttons and LED switches, you can precisely adjust every 1°F by tapping on the mini refrigerator screen (temperature control range: 32-61°F).
  • 【Thoughtful Details】The bottom of the small fridge is installed with height-adjustable feet to maintain balance on uneven floors, and the top sh is designed with reversible hinges for easy door change operations. The mini fridge glass door is built-in with a high-performance compressor, which will only consume 0.74kwh per day, and produces 36dB when running that won't affect your sleep.
  • 【Convincing Quality】Icyglee drink fridge has an ETL certificate, if there is any quality problem with the product you purchased or you are not satisfied with the product, you can contact our 24 hours online customer service, we provide 1 year after-sales warranty service and professional answers. PS: Please let the beer fridge stand for 24h before using it.
SaleBestseller No. 6
Antarctic Star Mini Fridge-95 Can Beverage Refrigerator Wine Cooler Clear Front Glass Door Small Drink Touch Screen for Soda Beer Bar Office Home 2.6 cu.ft……
  • BIG STORAGE:2.6 Cu.Ft capacity that can accommodate up to 95 beverage cans. The shelves are adjustable to allow you to store any bottle design.
  • ADJUSTABLE TEMPERATURE:Digital Thermostatic controls to adjust the temperature between 40°F-61°F with an easy-to-use LED display. The coolers for home feature a special compressor technology that keeps the temperature constant regardless of the outer oscillations.
  • Tinted Double Pane Glass Door:Double-pane tempered glass door and air tight seal ensures maximum insulation. Transparent double-glazed door allows you to clearly see what drinks are in the cooler.
  • ESSECTIVE BEVERAGE COOLER:This cooler runs on a powerful but quiet compressor. Built-in LED light allows you to clearly find drinks even at night. It also has adjustable shelving for a variety of beverages.
  • QUIET OPERATION:Equipped with an advanced cooling system that will keep your beverages at the right temperature without making a noise. Attention: Do not use this cooler to store fresh foods, it can only be used to chill beverages.
SaleBestseller No. 7
Kismile 4.5 Cu.ft Beverage Refrigerator and Cooler, 145 Can Mini Fridge Glass Door,Digital Temperature Display for Soda, Beer or Wine, Small Drink Dispenser Cooler for Home, Office or Bar(Black)
  • Large Capacity with compact size - This 4.5 Cu.ft beverage refrigerator has a large capacity with compact size 21.3” W (front across) x 31.4” H (top to bottom) x 20.3” D (front to back) inch.It can accommodate 145 can beverage or 37 bottles White or red wine.Works perfectly in home,kitchen,office,dorm room or at any event.
  • Electronic Temperature Control - The single zone beverage refrigerator has an easy Touch Temperature Control with Digital Temperature Display,exterior Digital LCD Touch Controls temperature from 40°F to 61°F to let you keep your wines as cool as your different needs. The powerful compressor based cooling system ensures cool quickly and no noise.
  • Advanced and Effective Compressor - The powerful compressor based cooling system ensures cool quickly and no noise.It only emits less than 40 db volume during operation.The soft blue LED light making it easier to find your favorite chilled drink at night time.
  • Double Glass Door - Double Pane Glass Door can block out harmful UV rays and help to maintain an ideal humidity level.The tight door seal ensures maximum insulation.
  • Special Arcuate Rack for Wine Storing - Contains 5 adjustable and sturdy shelves, our cooler can conveniently store up to 126 standardized soda or beer cans. The specially designed arcuate rack not only keep wines from falling off but also makes maximum use of the cabinet space.
Bestseller No. 8
Antarctic Star Beverage Refrigerator,145 Can Mini Fridge,Freestanding wine cooler for Soda Beer or Wine,Glass Door, Small Drink Dispenser Machine, Touch Screen for Home Office or Bar, 4.5cu.ft.…
  • BIG STORAGE: 4.5 Cu. Ft. capacity holds up to 145 12-oz. cans in this beverage refrigerator. Compact design fit for everywhere. Especially, perfect for your living room, playroom, kitchen and office.
  • TOUCH PANEL DIGITAL TEMPERATURE: Large digital display for quick monitoring and setting of any temperature. Equipped with automatic lock function. Working temperature range is 40°F- 61°F. This temperature ensuring your beverages are perfectly frosty.
  • DOUBLE GLASS DOOR: Double-layered tempered glass door and air tight seal ensures maximum insulation. Clear double pane glass door make it easy to see what drinks are being chilled.
  • ESSECTIVE BEVERAGE COOLER: This beverage refrigerator runs on a powerful but quiet compressor. Soft LED light making it easier to find a drink. This cooler equipped with glass shelves, so beautiful for you room.
  • FREESTANDING: Freestanding application only, NOT for built in use. The beverage and wine center door will close more easily when the two front leveling legs are extended slightly.
Bestseller No. 9
Ca'Lefort 24'' Beverage Refrigerator - 220 Can Soda Beer Capacity Single Zone with Modern Touch Intelligent Digital 34°-54°F, Built in or Freestanding Wine Cooler for Home and Kitchen
  • High capacity storage and flexibility: Our beverage cooler is designed to hold up to 220 cans, accommodating standard 125ml cans. Additionally, the adjustable shelves allow for storing 750ml glass bottles such as sodas, beers, and other beverages. Whether you prefer small canned drinks or large bottled beverages, our beverage cooler can meet your needs.
  • Temperature control and rapid cooling: Our beverage cooler is equipped with easy-to-use touch temperature control and a digital display, allowing you to set the temperature between 34°F and 54°F, ensuring your drinks stay cool. The rapid cooling function can bring the beverages from room temperature to the desired temperature in just 40 minutes, effectively addressing slow cooling issues.
  • Efficient cooling and eco-friendly: The powerful compressor-based cooling system ensures fast and noiseless cooling, emitting only about 41 decibels of sound during operation, solving the noise problem. The double-layered glass door is filled with inert gas, presenting a gray appearance, effectively preventing UV damage to the products, and providing excellent insulation, reducing energy consumption.
  • Advanced features and design: Our beverage cooler has dual temperature sensors in the upper and lower sections, ensuring precise temperature control. The solid stainless steel door handle offers a comfortable grip and stands out from similar products. The seamless door frame aligns perfectly with the cabinet, creating a sleek and clean look.
  • Optimized packaging and comprehensive service: We have optimized the packaging design of our product, using a 1.18-inch thick outer box and 3.94-inch pearl foam cushioning material, minimizing damage during transportation. Furthermore, we are committed to providing prompt after-sales support to ensure timely resolution of any issues you may encounter.
Bestseller No. 10
NewAir Beverage Refrigerator Cooler | 126 Cans Free Standing with Right Hinge Glass Door | Mini Fridge Beverage Organizer Perfect For Beer, Wine, Soda, And Cooler Drinks
  • [A FRIDGE YOU CAN USE ANYWHERE] - This mini fridge is perfect for storing lunch at the office, leftovers in your dorm room, or a cold drink anywhere in your home. No installation necessary, simply plug it in and you’re ready to go. .Cooling method:Compressor
  • [PERFECT FOR ANY PURPOSE] - Holds everything from soda, beer, wine and more so you can stay stocked for any occasion. Features a reversible glass door and timeless stainless-steel frame so you can view your contents from a glance.
  • [VERSATILE REMOVABLE SHELVES] - Adjust the 5 removable shelves to hold nearly any combination of items. Pack it full of standard cans or make room for taller sized cans and bottles.
  • [7 CUSTOM TEMPERATURE SETTINGS] - Choose from 7 custom “set-it-and-forget-it" temperature settings to keep beer and soda at the perfect temperature for serving. Store all your family favorites from 37°F-64°F.
  • [COMPACT SIZE, SPACIOUS INTERIOR] - We designed this fridge to hold the maximum amount of contents with no wasted space. Enhance your lifestyle while taking minimal space in your home.

Beverage center

A beverage cooler is a device that can be used to store all types of beverages. You can adjust the temperature from 39 to 65 degrees F. You can also find different compartments for different kinds of beverages.

The LED lights in the fridge are not like regular refrigerators. They illuminate the beverages and have a transparent door that allows for easy visibility from the outside. A sleek, stainless steel finish that seamlessly blends with your home décor.

There are two options for installing a beverage cooler: You can either leave it a freestanding beverage fridge in your kitchen or have it installed in cabinets or under countertops – this option is best for those who have a man cave or home bar. A side-by-side beverage refrigerator is the best choice if you want to maximize beverage storage.

Mini Fridge

SaleBestseller No. 1
Frigidaire EFMIS129-RED Mini Portable Compact Personal Fridge Cooler, 1 Gallons, 6 Cans
  • THE MOST CONVENIENT MICRO-FRIDGE: This compact fridge is perfect for everyday use. You can use it to store your lunch, drinks and baby bottles.Fresh Food Capacity: 4 liters.Cooling method:Thermoelectric
  • PORTABLE MINI FRIDGES: 3 pounds, perfect for on the go. You can place this fridge in your office or dorm. Plug into either your home outlet - Multiple chargers are included in the box.
  • GREAT FOR SMALL SPACES: This mini-fridge is (10 x 7 x 10 inches) has a flush-back design that allows for multiple placement options in any room
  • COMPACT: 4 Liter capacity chills six 12 oz. soda cans; interior is 5 x 5 x 7. 5 and includes a removable shelf that offers a variety of storage options so you can store small items such as yoghurt, fruit, milk, bottles etc
  • GO GREEN! : This product was engineered with thermoelectric technology. It uses advanced semiconductors that are free of CFCs and refrigerants, making it better for the environment. Plugs into an AC (home) outlet and comes with a 12V car adapter.
SaleBestseller No. 2
FRIGIDAIRE Portable 10L, 15-can Mini Fridge Brushed Stainless Rugged Refrigerator, EFMIS188-SS
  • MULTI-PURPOSE: Perfect for storing lunches, drinks, beers, baby bottles or even soups. Easy to clean and Fully insulated.Fresh Food Capacity: 10 liters.Cooling method:Thermoelectric
  • MAKEUP STORAGE: Great for doing your make-up at home or on the go. Extend the shelf life of your favourite skin care products by keeping them chilled. Ideal for dorms, drivers, cubicles, nurseries, or anywhere simple drink storage is needed
  • QUIET OPERATION: Thermoelectric cooling system, so no loud compressor.
  • COMPACT PORTABLE DESIGN: Equipped with a carrier handle. An ideal accessory for your home, office, dorms, or even on the go.
  • CAPACITY/RESOURCES: Stores up to 10L / 15 Cans. Powered by 110V (AC) Wall outlet. Cools up to 20 degrees F below ambient room temperature. Plugs into a 12V Car adapter or home outlet.
Bestseller No. 3
Frigidaire EFMIS175-BLACK Portable Mini Fridge-Retro Extra Large 9-Can Travel Compact Refrigerator, Black, 6 Liters
  • THE NEW AND IMPROVED 9-CAN RETRO BLACK COLOR IS TIMELESS AND A RARE FIND YES You heard that correctly, 9 CANS..9 CANS , which is 3 more than the famous classic best selling 6-can models..Fresh Food Capacity: 6 liters
  • NEW 9 CAN DESIGN LARGER BUT STILL COMPACT - This new design is a tad bit larger, yet still stays true to its light weight, and innovative concept
  • RETRO BLACK COLOR IS TIMELESS AND RARE - Cools 27-36 degrees (Fahrenheit) below ambient room temperature. The Locking latch keeps items secure
  • GREAT STORAGE AND HAS SO MANY USES Store snacks, beverages, and skin care products. Fits easily on your desk, bookshelf or other handy spots. Ideal for dorms, drivers, cubicles, nurseries, or anywhere simple drink storage is needed
  • NEW DIMENSIONS BIGGER AND STILL EASILY FITS- Designed to fit where you need it on your desk, bookshelf or other handy spot.Holds 50% more cans then previous mode.
Bestseller No. 4
Honeywell Beverage Refrigerator and Cooler, 115 Can Mini Fridge with Glass Door for Soda Beer or Wine for Office or Bar with Adjustable Removable Shelving
  • Three pane glass door for ultimate temperature control
  • Electronic digital thermostat control panel
  • Slide out plastic coated shelving
  • Adjustable legs
  • Interior LED light
Bestseller No. 5
Upstreman 3.2 Cu.Ft Mini Fridge with Freezer, Single Door, Adjustable Thermostat, Refrigerator for Dorm, Office, Bedroom, Black-BR321
  • Compact Single-Door: This mini fridge measures 18.7’’*17.4’’*33.1’’(W*D*H) and has 3.2 Cu.ft(90.6 L) capacity including freezer. The single door design is convenient and space efficient. While being able to grab ice cubes and drinks at one step, this single-door mini fridge has more capacity compares to those double-door small refrigerator with the same size. The storage is greatly utilized, occupies a little space, making it perfect for dorms, offices, bedrooms, RV cars and garages.
  • Adjustable Thermostat: From 33.8° F to 46.4° F (1° C to 8°C NOT suitable for storing ice cream) , there are 5 variable temperature settings can be manually switched between as per your needs. (Optimum temperature range for perishable food storage is 37 to 41 °F (3 to 5 °C)). The temperature of freezer is affected by the cooler’s temperature settings. Choosing the most favourable temperature setting to keep the food fresh while save on electricity bills.
  • Energy-efficient & Quiet: The mini fridge energy cost is estimated to be as low as 0.5 kWh per day. The small refrigerator working noise is 38 dB, roughly at the level of quiet rural area. Economic and quiet, you will hardly notice its existence when it’s cooling all your food & drinks, ideal appliance for bedroom, study and quiet space.
  • Crisper Drawer & Removable Shelves: Features a crisper drawer to keep your greens and fruits fresh and juicy. The small fridge storage space is adjustable to practical uses with removable shelves. Arrange these shelves how you see fit and you’d be amazed how much the small fridge can stores.
  • Accessories & Services: 1 Upstreman 3.2 cubic feet mini fridge with freezer, 2 removable shelves, 1 crisper drawer, 1 ice tray, 1 defrost tool and worry-free customer service.
Bestseller No. 6
FRIGIDAIRE EFR376-BLACK 3.2 Cu Ft Black Retro Bar Fridge with Side Bottle Opener
  • 3.2 Cubic Foot Retro Fridge with Can Opener.Lock Type:Electronic
  • Compact size allows for placement of this refrigerator virtually anywhere there is an electrical outlet
  • Opening bottles is a breeze with a built-in side bottle opener.
  • 2 Slide out adjustable spill proof glass shelves allows you to personalize your food storage to meet your unique needs
  • Ice cube tray is included to allow you to make ice any time
Bestseller No. 7
Igloo 3.2 Cu.Ft. Single Door Compact Refrigerator with Freezer - Slide Out Glass Shelf, Perfect for Homes, Offices, Dorms - Black
  • Capacity: Spacious 3.2 Cu. Ft.. Capacity
  • Refrigerator Cooling Range: 32 – 50 degrees F
  • Freezer: Separate Freezer Compartment Is Ideal For Any Frozen Foods
  • Thermostat: Adjustable Mechanical Temperature Control
  • Cooling Type: Compressor Static Cooling No Fan
SaleBestseller No. 8
Upstreman 3.1 Cu.Ft Mini Fridge with Freezer, Double Door Mini Fridge, Adjustable Thermostat, Mini Refrigerator for Dorm, Office, Bedroom, Black
  • Compact and Capacious: This mini fridge with freezer has a dimension of 18.31'*19.49'*33.46(W*D*H) and offers 2.22 Cu.Ft cooler and 0.8 Cu.Ft freezer in separate compartments. Ideal for personal use at dorm, office and bedroom.
  • 7 Adjustable Temperatures & LED Light: 7 variable temperature settings provide you the desired storage condition for food and drinks. The fridge temperature ranges from 33.8 F to 46.4 F while the freezer temperature maintains constantly at -0.4 F. The LED light in the small fridge ensures you find supplies with ease even in the dark.
  • Removable Shelves & Crisper Drawer: Equipped with removable shelves, adjustable to fit your practical storage needs. The crisper drawer helps preserve the humidity for vegetables and fruits, keeps them juicy and fresh.
  • Energy-efficient & Quiet: The estimated cost goes as low as $0.1 per day. A low working noise of 38 dB makes this mini fridge suitable for dorms, offices and bedrooms. Compact and quiet, it's there only when you need it.
  • Accessories & Customization : Comes with removable shelves*2 and crisper drawer*1. The opening directions of reversible doors can be altered as needed. Adjustable balancing leg keeps the mini refrigerator steady on the uneven ground. The door seals are removable for thorough clean-ups. This mini fridge is highly customizable to be your own unique fridge!
Bestseller No. 9
YSSOA 4L Mini Fridge 6 Can Portable Cooler & Warmer Compact Refrigerators for Food, Drinks, Office Desk, Black
  • Compact size with 4L capacity: Can store up to six 12 oz cans. the interior size is 5.5*5.1*8.1 inches make it fits on the corner of the bookshelf or kitchen.
  • Reasonable design: With removable shelf makes small items like milk, skincare, cosmetic, or food easy to separate. available in both black and pink, great gift for women and men.
  • Great gift for men: The serious black mini fridge can help you store your beers drinks for ease and peace of mind. Whenever you want to feel cool, just open it, so that you can have a cold drink at any time.
  • Adjustable thermostat control: Set the mini fridge to cool or warm just flip a switch! Cool up to 34°F (18-20°C below ambient temperature) and keep warm up to 131°F (55°C), it works both in summer and winter.
  • Eco-friendly and low noise: 100% Freon-Free. use advanced semiconductors that are free of CFCs and refrigerants. and the chips are more powerful, long-lasting durability and energy efficient. With the ability to perform quietly (25 dB Sleep Mode).
SaleBestseller No. 10
Frigidaire Mini Portable Compact Personal Fridge Cooler, 4 Liter Capacity Chills Six 12 oz Cans, 100% Freon-Free & Eco Friendly, Includes Plugs for Home Outlet & 12V Car Charger – Black
  • Holds 6 cans or 4 liters
  • Heavy-duty locking latch and door hinge to keep beverages or snacks secure
  • Easy-to-clean, fully insulated interior features a shelf for storing small snacks
  • Viewing window allows access to see inside
  • Thermoelectric cooling system keeps beverages and snacks at just the right temperature consistently

Mini Fridge

A refrigerator, also known as a standard fridge, is used to store food and beverages at a temperature of 40 degrees F. There are various compartments, glass shelves, and bulky trays that can be used to store various perishables like meat, fruit, and milk. Refrigerators can also have a top freezer and a bottom freezer.

Refrigerators come in many styles. There are many options available: top and bottom mounted refrigerators, French door refrigerators, and side-by-side fridges. These refrigerators have interior lights that work in the same way as a beverage cooler but they turn off when the door is closed.

Beverage Cooler Vs Mini Fridge

Beverage center vs standard refrigerator

Design

Professional design is the first thing that stands out. Mini-fridges are usually equipped with opaque doors and different storage areas. Beverage centers, however, have more sophisticated storage designs. Most models come with UV-resistant glass panels that can be used to create transparent doors.

Mini-fridges require open space on both sides to allow for proper ventilation space. However, beverage centers have a variety of installation options.

Temperature

The temperature controls and features are considerably different as well. Mini-fridges are intended to maintain cool temperatures for a variety of foods and beverages. Temperatures are typically kept below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. While mini-fridges maintain that one temperature throughout, beverage coolers have different temperature-controlled zones. Beverage centers are designed to maintain the perfect temperature for all beverages, even wine, which can sometimes be difficult to maintain in other appliances.

Lighting

Interior lighting is also available in beverage coolers. Touchpad controls can be programmed with temperature settings for different wines. These smart controls include Sabbath mode, which alarms in the event of overheating, or if the door is left open for too long, as well as a lock mode, which prevents others from changing your temperature settings.

Storage Capacity

Beverage centers boast additional features such as being quieter and more energy-efficient. The clever design of the hinges makes it easy to close the doors. This eliminates the possibility of drinks slamming into the cabinets.

The storage capacity is the last difference. The storage capacity of mini-fridges is different from those used for beverage centers. However, their sizes are similar to that of larger beverage centers. Beverage centers can hold large quantities of wine bottles, six-packs, or even liter bottles.

Can A Regular Refrigerator Or Beverage Cooler Be Used To Store Wine?

Although a beverage cooler and a refrigerator look similar, they don’t often offer adjustable shelves or door storage like a refrigerator. They also often have glass doors that can display the contents.

You can adjust the temperature of a wine and beverage cooler to suit your needs. However, you may end up with too-cold or too-warm wine depending on the way you set the internal thermostat.

Regular fridges are designed to quickly raise optimal temperatures and dry out humidity. Although it may seem obvious to store beverages in a refrigerator, the short answer is “No”.

There are many hazards in your traditional fridge that could adversely impact the quality of your wine. You can get a hint of red meat taste in your Pinot Noir if it is left unattended for too long. This happens for a reason.

The wine can be contaminated if the cork inside a wine bottle becomes too porous or shrinks due to low humidity levels. Regular refrigerators are designed to reduce humidity and not maintain it.

Wine coolers are designed to keep wine cool and dry. This ensures that the wine cork does not get ruined by the outside elements. Your wine cooler will also make it less tempting to keep your leftovers, so there is less chance that they will ever meet outside of a meal.

It is important to remember that wines should not be stored in standard fridges or beverage coolers.

If You Are Drinking White Wine, When Should You Use A Wine Cooler Instead Of A Regular Refrigerator?

Wine lovers may want to make a collection that represents their passion and tastes. Even the first bottle of wine in your collection, it is important to store your wine correctly.

If you don’t have a wine cellar where your collection can be stored (at the right humidity level and temperature), then a high-grade wine cooler is the best way to preserve your wine at the ideal temperature of 55degF.

Although many people may be attracted to the large size and storage space of a standard fridge, it won’t work.

You don’t all have the luxury of a wine cellar. However, you can recreate the experience of wine being always on hand by using a beverage cooler in your kitchen as wine storage. The clear glass door can be used to display your wine selections without having to open the door. This will save you energy and allow the air in your kitchen to escape. UV protection is available on some models. This protects the labels from being faded by the sun while they are displayed.

Verdict

There is no clear answer as to which one is better: a mini-fridge, or a beverage center. A compact fridge or a beverage center may not work for everyone.

Consider the following when you are considering buying a new appliance to cool food or drinks. This will allow you to choose the best appliance for your needs.

These are both small and affordable, so a great home bar setup could include one of them – a beverage center for cold drinks and one that keeps perishables fresher for longer periods.

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