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Old 09-10-2013, 08:37 PM   #1
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I am recycling my old bottles. Can I use any kind of beer bottles to put my beer in, or do the bottles absolutely have to be opened by a bottle opener before like a Corona let's say?

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Old 09-10-2013, 08:39 PM   #2
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Need to be opened from a bottle opener from what I have read.

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Old 09-10-2013, 08:41 PM   #3
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Yes, make sure they aren't twist offs.

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Damnit these bottles are so hard to find where I live... Thank you guys

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Old 09-10-2013, 08:45 PM   #5
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Damnit these bottles are so hard to find where I live... Thank you guys
I have heard of people using screw types with success, but do that with caution.
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Do you know if it will still be a twist cap after bottling of I will need a bottle opener like the others?

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Do you know if it will still be a twist cap after bottling of I will need a bottle opener like the others?
Not sure, I only use non twist off bottles.
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check on craiglist's... there are people selling them all of the time for a much better price than LHBS.

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Trying to use a twist off bottle with a new cap is very hit or miss and if they don't properly seal then they won't properly carbonate and wind up being a big waste of time.

If you have a local bar you frequent that serves out of traditional capped bottles ask them if they will save some for you

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Old 09-10-2013, 10:22 PM   #10
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I found this guy in my area on craigslist selling 2700 used 12oz bottles for 175$ lol I tried contacting him! If this doesn't work I will go check in some bars

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