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Old 05-10-2008, 07:03 PM   #1
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Default How to cap Jolly Pumpkin bottles?

I have some 750 mL bottles from Jolly Pumpkin Brewing that I would like to use. They use standard caps, but my wing capper won't fit over the flare below the lip of the bottle. Would a stand capper work for these bottles? Anyone else try to use them?

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Old 05-11-2008, 09:35 AM   #2
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I've never heard of Jolly Pumpkin, so I looked up what the bottles look like. A bench capper would work perfectly fine on bottles like that, since the lip looks like it's too wide for a wing capper to reach around.

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You'll need a bench capper for those bottles.

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Thanks guys. I thought you might say that.

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Jolly Pumpkin Rules! Yet another fine Michigan Brewery!

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Switch the plates around in your wing capper from the 26 side to the 29 side. You'll need to pop the metal plates out with a flat-headed screwdriver, and then they just pop back in.

I've capped JP bottles this way.

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I about broke my red barron after capping the rest of half the bottle i didnt finish. It fitzed good the next day and tastes fresh still.thats what i like about bottle condition.

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Switch the plates around in your wing capper from the 26 side to the 29 side. You'll need to pop the metal plates out with a flat-headed screwdriver, and then they just pop back in.

I've capped JP bottles this way.
THANK YOU!!!!!! I never knew you could do that!
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