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Old 01-05-2007, 06:01 PM   #1
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Yea If I get 5 of them I could bottle in much less time without buying all that expensive equipment used with kegging.

I'll give one jug away and drink 1 each weekend with a few buddies.

My question is, how do I cap it? SHould I use a cork?

 
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Old 01-05-2007, 06:07 PM   #2
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Bad idea...I don't think those bottles walls are built to contain that much pressure.
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Old 01-05-2007, 06:16 PM   #3
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What kind of 1 gallon bottles are we talking about? Milk Jugs? PET bottles? 1 Gallon glass jugs?

Anything other than pressure molded PET really wont be able to handle the pressure
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Old 01-05-2007, 06:25 PM   #4
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I dont know about 1 gallon, but 1/4 gallon growlers will work, but they are expensive.
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Old 01-05-2007, 09:24 PM   #5
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the 1 gallon glass jugs that burbon is usually in.

 
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Old 01-05-2007, 09:33 PM   #6
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Quote:
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the 1 gallon glass jugs that burbon is usually in.
Unfortunately, I don't think those are going to cut it. They aren't designed to handle the pressures of carbonation.
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Old 01-05-2007, 09:35 PM   #7
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Quote:
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the 1 gallon glass jugs that burbon is usually in.
Those equal .46 gallons each, so you'd need 10+
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Old 01-05-2007, 09:39 PM   #8
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You could always get two Party Pigs.
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Old 01-05-2007, 09:40 PM   #9
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Get the 2 liter flip-top bottles.
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Old 01-05-2007, 10:07 PM   #10
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Learn to love REAL ale and stop worrying about carbonation. Last time I checked, bourbon isn't carbonated. So, the bottles will not take any pressure.

They are good for fermenting small batches of mead & such.
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