Coldbreak Brewing Giveaway - Open to All!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Beer Discussion > Just scored 15 cases of bottles
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 02-27-2009, 11:49 PM   #1
BlackDogBrewing
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Slatington, PA
Posts: 330
Liked 7 Times on 5 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default Just scored 15 cases of bottles

I had asked my buddy Vince a while back to set aside some bottles for me, not really thinking he'd set aside ALL of his bottles for me. He came over to have dinner with us last night, I went out to say hello and his entire car was full of beer cases with empties. I scored 15 cases of empties last night! Now SWMBO is telling me I'm not to save bottles anymore...I have enough.


BlackDogBrewing is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2009, 11:50 PM   #2
Dr_Deathweed
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Dr_Deathweed's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Bryan, Texas
Posts: 2,407
Liked 28 Times on 22 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

Now the trick is filling them


__________________
"Never ascribe to malice that which can be adequately explained by incompetence." - Napoleon Bonaparte
“An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.” - Ernest Hemingway

Fermentation CabinetAdding Faucets to a TowerDIY HopbackPortable Kegerator
Dr_Deathweed is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2009, 11:51 PM   #3
Parker36
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Lesotho
Posts: 4,777
Liked 22 Times on 20 Posts
Likes Given: 4

Default

Well done. Now the important questions: 1) Do you call a case 24 or 12? and 2) Was Vince on his way to his weekly Friday night meeting?
Parker36 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2009, 01:14 AM   #4
Corkster
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Naches, Wa
Posts: 284
Liked 18 Times on 6 Posts

Default

lol parker....

I've been thinkin about hitting up the local taverns and asking them to save me some bottles.... friends all drink cheap beer so they have nothing for me!

Awesome score Black dog
__________________
Give a man a beer and he'll drink for a minute. Teach a man to brew beer and you've created a monster.
Corkster is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2009, 02:06 AM   #5
bpugh1975
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Des Moines, IA
Posts: 20
Default

Nothing like cutting straight to the chase. Personally, half the fun is emptying the bottles the first time. =)
bpugh1975 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2009, 02:29 AM   #6
BlackDogBrewing
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Slatington, PA
Posts: 330
Liked 7 Times on 5 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Parker36 View Post
Well done. Now the important questions: 1) Do you call a case 24 or 12? and 2) Was Vince on his way to his weekly Friday night meeting?
A case to me is 24 bottles...and actually, Vince and I went beer shopping at my favorite local place, Shangey's, which has 3000+ varieties, he'd never been there before. I bought 2 cases, Vince bought 11...
BlackDogBrewing is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2009, 03:22 AM   #7
zanemoseley
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Cookeville, TN
Posts: 564
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

Man... I just bought 4 corney's and haven't even filled one yet but the though of cleaning, de-labeling, filling, capping, rinsing and repeating with 15 cases of bottles makes $25 refurbished kegs all that more attractive.
zanemoseley is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2009, 05:06 AM   #8
HippieCrack
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 58
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by BlackDogBrewing View Post
A case to me is 24 bottles...and actually, Vince and I went beer shopping at my favorite local place, Shangey's, which has 3000+ varieties, he'd never been there before. I bought 2 cases, Vince bought 11...
sounds like a good friend
HippieCrack is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2009, 03:33 PM   #9
BlackDogBrewing
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Slatington, PA
Posts: 330
Liked 7 Times on 5 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

Especially since he always shares-we he came over for dinner, he brought me 2 mixed cases of full bottles , which I then gave him 2 cases, and also we split half/half a case of Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock and a St. Bernadus variety case. Life is good...
BlackDogBrewing is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2009, 03:50 PM   #10
Stinkonamonkey
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 99
Liked 3 Times on 2 Posts

Default

Does Vince expect you to fill them up with homebrew and then give them back? You probably owe him a case or two. ;-)


Stinkonamonkey is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
For Sale - [FREE] Several cases of 12oz bottles cd2448 For Sale 2 09-15-2009 11:44 AM
For Sale - 3 cases of 16oz PET bottles - free mymbtheduke For Sale 1 08-27-2009 07:35 PM
Bottles and cases for bottles?? Plastic case? BADS197 Bottling/Kegging 10 08-06-2009 11:04 PM
20$ = 1 Half Keg + 10 Cases of Sam Adams bottles Kulprit Bottling/Kegging 4 11-02-2007 11:58 PM
Wooden cases for your bottles D*Bo Equipment/Sanitation 6 01-25-2007 01:39 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS