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Old 02-13-2012, 02:58 PM   #1
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Got a sixer of shocktop raspberry wheat. Not a bad beer. Thing is, shock top uses twist offs, 5 of the bottles were twist top and one was a pop top, when the cap sais twist top on it. Someone ever have that happen? Bottles were identical besides the poptop top.

 
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Old 02-13-2012, 03:00 PM   #2
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I've never seen that happen before...

I'd call the store or the local distributor and ask about it.

 
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Old 02-13-2012, 03:04 PM   #3
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Yea I've never seen a Shoktop pop-top -- I thought they were all twist off.
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Old 02-13-2012, 03:04 PM   #4
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It sound to me like the brewery uses both twist off and crown capping bottles. I would say that the 6-pack left the bottling plant with 6 twist offs and somewhere along the line someone switched the one pop top into the six pack. Probably in the liquor store.

No, I have never seen this happen.

 
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Old 02-13-2012, 03:05 PM   #5
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Oh you mean that $100,000 promo contest they were doing if you found 1 of 5 pop tops? jk jk.

 
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Old 02-13-2012, 03:11 PM   #6
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Shock Top was always a pry-off in Florida, but that was a couple years back. Maybe there are still a few pop-top ones hanging around in the system and one got subbed-in.
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Old 02-13-2012, 03:15 PM   #7
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Lol i was thinking it was a contest. How cool would that be? Lol but yea even the cap said twist off, like the other twist off caps, so when i tried to twist it off and i just jurt my hand, i was like WTF. Thats weird...date and lot number were the same on all bottles, so not sure about this

 
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Old 02-13-2012, 03:17 PM   #8
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I wonder if it's a regional thing? Certain areas get twist and some regions get pop tops? I wouldn't know why it matters. But it is odd.

I'm curious, call them.
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Old 02-13-2012, 03:21 PM   #9
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Just shot them an email, at which point i realized that shock top is owned by anheuser busch...what dont these guys own?

 
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Old 02-13-2012, 04:03 PM   #10
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In Miami it was in pop-top bottles that had the Michelob logo molded into them. I know the Shock Top beers have replaced alot of the Michelob seasonals in the AB lineup. Not sure if this is a regional thing though.
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