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Old 04-14-2009, 12:50 AM   #1
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Default where is the "good bottle" list?

i know i saw a list on here that showed the bottles that worked with a wing capper and the ones that didnt....

id like to add two to the list
moosehead
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and i want to know what bottles i need to collect....does someone have this bookmarked or sticky


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Old 04-14-2009, 01:56 AM   #2
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Its in my signature....


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Old 04-14-2009, 02:08 AM   #3
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awesome thank you!
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Old 04-14-2009, 02:13 AM   #4
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Deschutes is may favorite. I think that hop vine makes it the perfect longneck.
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Moosehead bottles are great becuase the labels come off extremely easy.
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Guinness bottles are great becuase the labels come off even extremelyer easy. Also, they are a cool shape.
Fixed that for ya.
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Most import's labels fall right off. Even Bud & Michelob's do. The worst tend to be the smaller micro brews.

I've caped two twist off bottles with my red caper by total accident and both ended up fine. I wouldn't risk a batch with them. I hate it when a good beer comes in a twist off.

What's the deal with Urquell?
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Most import's labels fall right off. Even Bud & Michelob's do. The worst tend to be the smaller micro brews.

I've caped two twist off bottles with my red caper by total accident and both ended up fine. I wouldn't risk a batch with them. I hate it when a good beer comes in a twist off.
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Goose Island: The best beer by far that comes in a stupid twist off bottle IMHO.

The foil on Samuel Smith bottles and the whole dang label on Black Dog just doesn't want to come off. I've stopped using those two, but everything else I've tried soaks right off in an Oxiclean bath.

Except, of course, Guinness. I think I could delabel, dewidget, clean, and sanitize a guinness bottle in 20 seconds.
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Franziskaner has the foil too. I love Those Bavarian style bottles and their labels come right off but the foil on top is such a pain.

Also, there's this crappy lager from I want to say The Czech Republic or Slovakia called Golden Pheasant. The bottles are cheaper than buying them from a HBS. The beer is a little above a BMC but I always grab one or two (20 oz.) when I'm at the liquor store just for the bottles.


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