Originally Posted by kewlio250
i have bought a ton of these 8oz coca cola bottles as taste testers (for friends/family and to check carbonation) .......
I browsed across this post a couple of days ago and I really like the idea you have kewlio. So, naturally, the only reasonable thing is to go buy a six pack of the same and give it a shot.
I skipped right past using StarSan or bleach or OxyClean. A simple razor blade is all it takes. I used a square razor blade (a boxcutter blade would work just as well) and it took me all of three minutes to get a label clean off. It comes off as a powder and makes a little mess so I suggest doing it over newspaper or something. It's like scratching a lottery ticket....
After that all it took was a rinse in the sink with dish soap and it is good as new. BONUS: The razor will also work on the date/tracking info on the neck of the bottle.
Good luck I don't know how many 'a ton' is, but my six pack won't take longer than twenty minutes. I'll post a pic of the bottle when I get home.
P.S. I checked, and a regular crown cap does fit on and works with my usual capper.