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Old 02-04-2008, 10:16 PM   #1
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Default Found these cool stubby bottles!

I should say that my brew partner's father-in-law found them. He picked up 10 cases of old Rainier and Olympia Beer 11 oz. stubbies at a garage sale for $1.00 a case.

As soon as I saw them, I knew I needed to use them for my Berliner Weisse.

Here's the result.
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The bottles on the left are the Olympia and Rainier is on the right. They are slightly different but both hold 11 fl.oz.

I was going for the look of the original Berliner Kindl Weisse bottle.
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I also managed to get 4 standard 12 oz. bottles that I'll hold on to for the NHC.

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Old 02-04-2008, 10:27 PM   #2
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Sweet. I like the stubby, sub 12 oz bottles for my hi-grav stuff.

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Cute!

Did ya have to put books under them to cap 'em?

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Not seeing any pics.

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Old 02-04-2008, 11:03 PM   #5
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Cute!

Did ya have to put books under them to cap 'em?
No, I have an adjustable height bench capper.
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Old 02-04-2008, 11:10 PM   #6
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Those bottles are awesome. Like the labels too, remind me of like a 50's or 60's classic.

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Old 02-05-2008, 02:53 AM   #7
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I thought you were going with these labels.

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Reminds me of high school and cases of Oly stubbies, man did I ever consume a hell of a lot of those. Cases were $4.99 for 24
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Old 02-06-2008, 07:40 AM   #10
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Those bottles look kinda like VB bottles here in Aus.

VB is probably the Aussie equivalent of Budweiser, except not as tasteles.... but almost.

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