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View Poll Results: What is your favorite bottle?
sam adams 9 18.37%
orval/chimay/westmalle or other Belgian 5 10.20%
bass/fullers/Young or other English 4 8.16%
anchor 2 4.08%
painted on types (stone, arrogant B; etc.) 2 4.08%
weirstiener (sp?) (the German 0.5L) 1 2.04%
grolsch (or similar flip-tops) 19 38.78%
hobgoblin 1 2.04%
any bottle thats brown 10 20.41%
other (sparkling lemonade bottles, R Nader;etc) 5 10.20%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 49. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 04-04-2007, 11:34 PM   #1
Ivan Lendl
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What is your favorite bottle to bottle beer with?
Primary: empty
Secondary: empty
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Old 04-05-2007, 05:03 AM   #2
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Jan 2007
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Grolsch rocks! (Well, not the beer, actually.)

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Old 04-05-2007, 05:05 AM   #3
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Is this just the bottling aspect? Or does it include the cleaning aspect? By far, Stiegl bottles are the easiest to clean.. The labels slip of like panties on prom night...
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Old 04-05-2007, 05:29 AM   #4
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In order of preference:

Corny kegs

Brown 16 oz flip-tops
Green 16 oz flip-tops (Grolsch)

Brown 12 oz micros (plain, no embossed/etched logos - Paulaner Hefe works great, and the labels practically fall off in hot water)
Sam Adams/New Belgium 12 oz

Brown 22 oz micros (most are painted...I don't bother trying to strip the logos)

I tend not to take the flip-tops outside the house for fear of losing them, so I usually bottle beer for social events and gifts in 12 oz pry-offs.
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Old 04-05-2007, 05:41 AM   #5
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Chimay ftw!

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Old 04-05-2007, 06:23 AM   #6
Jun 2006
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Fischer 22oz flip tops are awesome... Grolsch ones are nice as well.... and sam adams makes perfect cappers
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~~~~~~~~~_/ [][]| | /```\/```\/```\/```\/```\ |~~~~~~~~~~
~~~~~~~_/_______| |____NOW TRIPLE HOPPED______|~~~~~~~~~~
~~~___/[_]| 00 /| | \,,,/\,,,/\,,,/\,,,/\,,,/ |~~~~~~~~~~
~~|___|___|___/_| |___________________________|~~~~~~~~~~
~~|=(*)[________]==(*)(*)=| \________/=(*)(*)=|~~~~~~~~~~

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Old 04-05-2007, 07:05 AM   #7
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Favorite 12oz bottles are Red Hook, because the labels come off so easy. Also A draw-back, because they would require a custom sized home-made label
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Old 04-05-2007, 07:43 AM   #8
Nov 2006
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The Deschutes Brewing Co. bottles are by far the best, but not very common.
Primary: Pilsner
Secondary: Empty
Keg 1: Dunkelweizen
Keg 2: Empty

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Old 04-05-2007, 09:08 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by sirsloop
Fischer 22oz flip tops are awesome... Grolsch ones are nice as well.
I'm in favor of the Grolsch 1.5L bottles too. 12 for a 5 gallon batch. Make great growlers too.

On Tap -
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  2. Irish Red Rye
  3. Robust Porter
  4. Russian Imperial Stout
  5. Mirror Pond Clone dry hopped with Citra
  6. Mirror Pond Clone dry hopped with Centennial
Primary - Nada
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Old 04-05-2007, 10:29 AM   #10
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I love the shape of red stripe, but you cant get the logo off.

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