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Old 04-13-2008, 01:37 AM   #1
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I have brewed undoubtedly what will be some nasty tasting beer. I did the Mr. Beer "APA" that is included with the kit, and instead of using soda bottles (Yuk!) I've used some 1 litre bottles with a "Grolsch" type flip cap. I added the priming sugar, poured in the beer, and with them closed put them in the closet. I put in the right amount of sugar. Will I have a messy explosion on my hands or will these bottles work fine?

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Old 04-13-2008, 01:39 AM   #2
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IF the beer was completely done fermenting, they will work fine. I'd put them in a big rubbermaid container if you're in doubt. And open with it pointed away from you.

If you're 100% sure that fermentation was finished, then no worries.

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Old 04-13-2008, 01:55 AM   #3
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Default Not sure....

Might not be done. First time, so I don't know. I didn't have a rubbermade container, but I put them in an enormous ziplock. Should be interesting.....

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Old 04-13-2008, 01:58 AM   #4
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I have brewed undoubtedly what will be some nasty tasting beer. I did the Mr. Beer "APA" that is included with the kit, and instead of using soda bottles (Yuk!) I've used some 1 litre bottles with a "Grolsch" type flip cap. I added the priming sugar, poured in the beer, and with them closed put them in the closet. I put in the right amount of sugar. Will I have a messy explosion on my hands or will these bottles work fine?

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the bottles are the best.

plastic has synthetic estrogens where parts per billion have very strong bad effects.

do you want your nuts to shrivel up and fall off? i don't know why you would have a concern about the grolsch bottles. they are around 3 bucks each arent they?
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Old 04-13-2008, 02:22 AM   #5
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Not sure how much they would cost if I just bought the bottles. These are bottles that were at one time full of a local beer, Sweetwater Donkey Punch. I love the bottles.

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Old 04-13-2008, 12:27 PM   #6
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Sweetwater donkey punch??? HAHA...I need to try some of that!!

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