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Old 02-20-2007, 08:42 PM   #1
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I understand that using clear bottles is probable not a good idea do to light affecting the brew. But I would like to bottle with a couple small clear bottles per batch to be able to watch the change and have smaller sample bottles for when i get impatient. Anyone know where to find some?

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Old 02-20-2007, 08:51 PM   #2
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coke has little clear 8 oz bottles at the grocery store. they r real easy to cap and i always put 1 or 2 in for samples.

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Old 02-20-2007, 08:52 PM   #3
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Midwest has clear EZ cap bottles in clear (16 and 32oz). I searched a few sites for 12oz clear bottles and couldn't find any.

There are a few store beers that come in clear bottles such as Newcastle Brown Ale.

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Old 02-20-2007, 08:53 PM   #4
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coke has little clear 8 oz bottles at the grocery store. they r real easy to cap and i always put 1 or 2 in for samples.
Haven't seen these for quite a while, which store do you see them in
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Old 02-20-2007, 09:11 PM   #5
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Do you live near a bev-mo type store? Look for coronitas.

http://www.bevmo.com/productinfo.asp...3A99&area=beer

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Old 02-20-2007, 09:51 PM   #6
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go to a recycle center and find lots...its not that embarising!

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Old 02-20-2007, 10:10 PM   #7
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Calistoga sparkling mineral water comes in a 10 oz clear glass bottle. It is a twist-off though. I know opinions differ greatly on the twist off vs non twist off debate, I have had good luck with twist offs and these bottles are a good size for testers. I also use them for some of my higer alcohol ciders.

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Old 02-21-2007, 09:49 PM   #8
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i hav those small coke bottle at publix in tallahassee fl

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I found some little mexican drinks at walmart in clear 8 oz pop top bottles, perfect.

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I have used some clear bottles never had a problem as long as you keep them out of direct light.
In a perfect world only using brown bottles would be optimum.

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