Whynter BR-130SB Beverage Refrigerator Review

One of the most common household appliances which bring convenience and style is a beverage refrigerator. It is a must-have for homeowners who want to free up space on the main fridge and add luxury to life with a bit of a style.

Among many products on the market, this beverage refrigerator is undoubtedly one of the best in the market today. If you’re looking for something compact, efficient, modern, and stylish, this product is an ideal choice.

In this Whynter BR-130SB beverage refrigerator review, let us take a closer look at this product, and discuss in detail the features, performance, and quality.

Product Overview

This is an internal air – cooled refrigerator which cools the entire contents evenly and consistently. The BR-130 SB has an exceptional cooling system and its temperature range at 30°F -60° F.

It has a storage capacity of 120 standard size cans. This unit has a reversible glass door and has a freestanding setup.

It has five wired shelves, and these can be removed when needed. It has a soft interior LED light which can be turned on or off with a switch.

This model is a real beauty, and it has a stylish, sleek design. The reversible glass door is trimmed with stainless steel, and the door handle is a towel bar handle which is also made of stainless steel.

The BR 130SB measures 18.5inches Long, 17 inches wide and 33 inches high.

THINGS WE LIKED

  • Very affordable and is an excellent value for money.
  • Removable shelves offer great versatility.
  • LED interior light which can be controlled manually.
  • Stylish design offers aesthetically pleasing appearance.
  • This unit comes with a one year warranty.

THINGS WE DIDN'T LIKE

  • This product does not have a door lock.
  • The thermostat may be hard to access when the cooler is at its full capacity.

Key Features And Benefits

1 - Capacity

This model has a volume of 3.1 cubic feet, which can accommodate up to 120 standard, 12 oz. cans. It has 5 slide-out wire shelves which can be removed if you want to.

Each of the top three shelves can hold 15 cans, while the fourth and the button shelves can hold 50 cans, or 25 cans each. The removable shelves offer great versatility in accommodation.

You can arrange the shelving according to your needs or preference. If you are a wine enthusiast and you want to store some wine, you can simply remove one of the shelves.

This will provide you enough room to store more than 15 bottles of wine.  You can also do the same in case you want to store the bottles (even a 2-liter bottle) instead of cans.

2 - Performance

Cooling system - The BR-130SB has a very efficient and effective cooling system, thanks to its powerful compressor. The air is distributed all around the refrigerator’s interior with an internal fan; this allows even and efficient cooling in all areas. In other words, each bottle or can inside the fridge are evenly cooled. The sound produced by the fan is almost inaudible unless you’re very close to it.

Temperature control - The temperature control dial is located on the inside of the refrigerator just in front of the LED light on the ceiling. The temperature options range from high 30 degrees F to mid 60 degrees.

3 - Design

Whynter really did consider a lot of factors in the making of this product. Not only does it deliver incredible performance, but it’s even better when it comes to style and design. The BR-130SB is undoubtedly on the top list when it comes to looks.

Its appealing, eye-catching looks can be attributed to its sleek design. This model measures 33 inches tall, 18.5 inches long and 17 inches wide. It has a black cabinet, and a stainless steel trimmed reversible glass door.

The stainless steel towel bar handle adds more to the aesthetic looks of this refrigerator. This refrigerator also has a self-supporting design, and its stylish, beautiful appearance makes it easy to blend in with any background without distorting the décor.

This unit does not come with the door handle attached, and you will have to install it yourself. The good thing is that the installation process is very simple; the screw holes are pre-drilled. So, all you have to do is hold it in place, insert the screws, and tighten them.

Another interesting feature of this product that catches the eye is the interior soft LED lighting system which can be controlled with a switch located at the ceiling. You can choose to keep the lights on or turn it off. The transparent glass door and the LED lighting allow you to view the contents even in the dark.

4 - Additional Information

This item weighs 57 pounds. It has a free standing setup, which means it might not be suitable for below the cabinet use.

The Verdict

The Whynter BR-130SB beverage refrigerator offers a lot of features, which is pretty amazing considering its affordable price range.

Its flexible storage design is a bonus which allows you to store any type of beverages, regardless of its size or shape. A drawback of this model would be the door lock which is not available, but this is just a minor issue.

Whynter BR-130SB Beverage Refrigerator Review

Overall, this beverage refrigerator is one of the best products of the Whynter Company. It is even compared to some of the more expensive units. The BR-130SB is an excellent buy if you require something which will not only enhance the décor but will also do its job diligently without consuming a lot of power. On top of that, it has a reasonable price tag.

Editor's Rating:
4.7

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