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Old 09-20-2010, 09:50 PM   #1
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Default NEW BELGIUM BOTTLES. defected?

I got a 6 pack of fat tire, and after i finished them i was inspecting the bottles, and 4 of 6 have random hairline "indentions", i dont know if i should call them cracks or not. it kind of seems like they do not go all the way through. anyone else know about this? are the bottles still useable?

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Old 09-20-2010, 10:27 PM   #2
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If I understand you correctly, I've noticed that type of flaw a lot. Kind of like the glass wrinkled as it was flowing?

I wouldn't worry about it if it's that kind of defect.

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ya i mean i can scratch it with my fingernail and feel an obvious hairline indention, and run my fingernail down it like a track. some are longer and run for a couple inches some shorter. it seems more of a fracture than a crack, but most of the bottles have it so idk if they are safe to re use...

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I supposed you could look at it like: it held up to NB's bottling process and handling, so it should be OK for you, too.

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I personally don't like to chance it with bottles. If there is something wrong with a bottle that is out of the ordinary, I just toss it. A whole hell of a lot cheaper and easier than having to clean up a mess, and your mind can rest assured.

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New Belgium is brewed in another country?

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New Belgium is brewed in another country?
You gotta love the English language and the comical mistakes people make during the process of using it to communicate.

Especially after a few homebrews...
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