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Old 05-30-2009, 03:17 AM   #1
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Went To bottle tonight only to find out that amstel light bottles are no good.


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Old 05-30-2009, 04:03 AM   #2
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why? twist off?


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Old 05-30-2009, 03:20 PM   #3
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No there pop off but for some reason the caps don't fit. Sorry that was pretty vague.
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Old 05-30-2009, 03:22 PM   #4
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They are a pain, and the labels don't come off that easily either.

Try Sierra Nevada. Those are the bottles that I prefer.
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Old 05-30-2009, 04:07 PM   #5
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mine capped just as easily as my purchased bottles.. I didn't bother taking the labels off as I only used 3-4 bottles for the "early samples"
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Old 05-30-2009, 04:14 PM   #6
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I've used them with no problems. They seemed to go on differently, but they sealed fine.
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Old 05-30-2009, 07:46 PM   #7
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I've got a few Amstel Light bottles in my rotation. They never feel like they cap right, but I've never had one fail to carbonate. If you've already gone to the trouble to clean and peel the labels, go ahead and use them.
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Old 05-31-2009, 08:12 PM   #8
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I guess it's hit or miss with amstel, cause I can get the labels off easy as f*** but the capping, ehhhhh not so much.


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