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Old 11-28-2011, 10:20 PM   #1
Jan 2011
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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Did a quick search didn't find much so I figured I would throw this our there. I am having a real problem with bottle organization. I have a **** load of bottle just strewn about and I am looking for some type or container to hold them that is sturdy and will last. Kegging is not an option right now although I wish it were because I would love to bring these bottles to the redemption center.

Just curious how you guys organize your bottles.

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Old 11-28-2011, 10:30 PM   #2
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Milk crates!
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Old 11-28-2011, 10:35 PM   #3
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When I buy beer it is always the same type (redhook) and I only buy 12 packs. I like them all to be the same and the 12 pack boxes are reusable, sturdy, consistent for stacking.

Most of my friends know I only want redhook bottles so thats usually what they bring over but if it is anything else I don't keep the bottles.

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Old 11-28-2011, 10:40 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by JonM View Post
True dat. They hold 24 bottles. Easy to carry. Line them with paper towels and store empties upside down. Store filled bottles...not upside down.

Also, stack-able which is a real plus.

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Old 11-28-2011, 10:41 PM   #5
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Next time you buy commercial beer for "research" go to a liquor/package store. They usually have a ton of empty boxes kickin around that they'd probably give you if you ask. Take those and throw six pack holders in them to reduce clanking.
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Old 11-29-2011, 04:24 AM   #6
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I use printer paper boxes. They hold 4, six-pack carriers perfectly!

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Old 11-29-2011, 04:28 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by Brickout
I use printer paper boxes. They hold 4, six-pack carriers perfectly!
I have a few of those yup. Any kind of box that bottles fit in I keep for that purpose. I save 6 pack holders for when I hook up friends.

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Old 01-24-2013, 04:02 AM   #8
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Have you tried these yet?

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Old 01-24-2013, 07:42 AM   #9
Jan 2011
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these worked great for me when i bottled, i have 10-12 of them, both 12 and 22 oz. now i'm getting rid of all but 4 since i never bottle anymore.

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Old 01-24-2013, 12:54 PM   #10
Jun 2011
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milk crates are great if you can score them for free. I found that those "dorm crates" work really well, too, I can pack 30 bottles into one very nicely and they stack, etc. had a few kicking around from SWMBO and my college days.

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