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Old 08-07-2008, 05:58 PM   #1
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I was in K-Mart the other day and noticed that they have blue plastic water bottles in 3 and 5 gallons sizes. The price was a lot cheaper than the bottles in the homebrew shops around here.

These are made for drinking water. Woudn't they work for wine?

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Old 08-07-2008, 06:15 PM   #3
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Cool, all the water bottles where I work are #1. Heh heh heh.

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Yup....Deep Rock in Colorado uses #1 as well....I have a line of them for my Apfelwein.

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Thanks Kahuna!!!!! I was just gonna do that.

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Thanks Kahuna!!!!! I was just gonna do that.

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I was watching red green clips, so I was kinda distracted

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YOU MEAN THEY MADE A MOVIE......

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After reading where several sources say that even #1 plastic is not safe to reuse (most seem to agree that 2, 3, and 5 are safe for reuse) I decided to just pay the extra $20 and get another glass 5 gallon.

Everyone agrees that glass is safe, unless it breaks and sends a shard of glass through an artery. In that case you are DEAD. It seems like a less painful death that toxicity induced cancer however.

I'm staying Old School. All glass.

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1 Gal: Edwort's Apfelwein
1 Gal: Welch's grape with a pint of Apfelwein
1 Gal: Edwort's Apfelwein
1 Gal: Edwort's Apfelwein
1 Gal: Edwort's Apfelwein
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