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Old 09-20-2007, 02:13 PM   #1
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I am told its not a good idea to use clear bottles for bottling beer, would it be okay to use them but just keep them out of direct sunlight?

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Old 09-20-2007, 02:16 PM   #2
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Sure you can but be sure to keep them out of as much UV light as possible. Many brewers use clear bottles to see the progress of their beer.

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Old 09-20-2007, 09:40 PM   #3
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agreed. keep them in a case, or a sam adam's 6-pack box (because they have taller sides) and they shouldn't be that prone to skunking.

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I like bottling a couple beers out of a batch into clear bottles just to look at the pretty colors, just keep them out of the light, kind of like gremlins

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I am told its not a good idea to use clear bottles for bottling beer, would it be okay to use them but just keep them out of direct sunlight?

Not just sunlight, fluorescent lights are a potential source of UV as well.
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