The ferrule is the bottom part of the tap handle that screws into the beer faucet. Ferrules are constructed using a standard 3/8” thread. Commonly designed as standard gold or silver tapered, ferrule designs may also be customized to complement the look of your tap handle.
The Brewyard tap is part of the tap design and has the same color and texture.
The Southern Tier tap is custom shaped and made from the same brushed metal at the main part of the tap handle.The Lighthouse Ale and Wildrose tap handles have their ferrule built into the bottom of the tap handle.
The ferrule may also be painted a different color, as shown in the Barley Mow tap handle.