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Old 01-12-2011, 11:44 PM   #1
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is that you'll never find broken glass in the bottom of your cases.

I'm still waiting for my first batch to ferment and I need bottles, so I figured I'd pick up a 12 pack of something I've never tried. I found a variety of Dundee (Rochester, NY) at my local grocery and figured I'd give it a try. As I'm unpacking the box I find a bunch of broken glass at the bottom. I had 12 intact bottling, but somewhere during the bottling process some broken glass got put in there. A corner of a piece even managed to poke it's way out the bottom edge. Luckily, I didn't get cut. Makes me wonder if any got in the bottles. Anyways, just another reason to brew your own.

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Old 01-12-2011, 11:46 PM   #2
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Wow you would think they would have some sort of quality control that would catch that sort of thing.

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Old 01-12-2011, 11:56 PM   #3
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The real kicker is that the caps are twist off. I can't even save the bottles!!

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Old 01-13-2011, 12:30 AM   #4
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Oh you can. But then again, I have a bench capper.

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saving screw-offs? no hope there, bottles or people. they both just get worthless very quickly

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Yeah, yeah. I'm suffering with a wing capper. How does a bench capper work on twist offs: more downward pressure?

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Oh you can. But then again, I have a bench capper.
You can with a red wing too!
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Fwiw - that beer sucks ... I bought some a couple of weeks ago and thought it was terrible..

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Woah.. that's a pretty serious quality control issue. I'd imagine Dundee would definitely want to know if something like this happened.. it would probably be worth giving them a call or sending them an email.

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Fwiw - that beer sucks ... I bought some a couple of weeks ago and thought it was terrible..
Yeah, nobody up here in Upstate NY buys that beer. Its cheap and tasteless...all styles
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