I keg, but I have been saving up my micro brew bottles -- not to hijack this thread but a question that I have that might also be helpful to the original poster -- when I save bottles from six-packs, how/where can I find decent case-type boxes or containers to store them in by the case?
zbeeblebrox: good luck with your first batch!
Primary - California Common -finally!
Secondary - nothing, back after year plus hiatus
Keg carbing & conditioning - nada
Drinking - store bought: Loose Cannon IPA, Wachusett IPA.
On deck: Trying to decide (beer); wine kit likely (red wine)