Does anybody have any advice on which one they prefer?
I have a glass carboy but if their aren't disadvantages to the better bottle I would rather go with the plastic as it is harder to break. Does the plastic pick up any flavors? Do better bottles last as long as glass carboys?
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But the main answer is....they both make beer, so anything else is just a matte of choice.
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Oh boy...that's opening a can of worms...take a look at the bottom of this page to see some similar threads....and that's just a small sampling of the numerous threads on the subject. Everyone has their preference and their pro/con list.