(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A Grand Rapids entrepreneur is tapping into the global beverage industry by bringing a new level of portability. The QuikTap, a portable CO2 keg tap, promises an alternative to traditional keg systems by dispensing beverages “from keg to cup.” The standard QuikTap features an all-stainless-steel pathway, including the coupler, 12-inch tap rod and faucet. The system also features a 12-ounce, refillable, food-grade CO2 tank, which can dispense roughly 15 gallons at 5 to 8 psi. Dan DeKorne, owner of QuikTap LLC, acquired the business in 2017 from Brent Daniel, who invented the QuikTap system. He later moved the business to 702 Hall St. SW in Grand Rapids. DeKorne said he came upon the QuikTap while surfing the internet for entrepreneurial opportunities. Although not a serious craft beer fan, he recognized the prospect a product like the QuikTap could bring to Grand Rapids’ beer industry. “I just enjoy a craft beer here and there,” DeKorne said. “It wasn’t like a massive passion. It was more or less a business opportunity that made sense to bring to Grand Rapids.” For the first year of business, DeKorne and his team started figuring out the best manufacturin...