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Old 08-22-2012, 04:46 PM   #31
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I stick with 22oz bottles and don't worry about twist off.
Bombers are a win win. Faster to bottle, and easier to store... and 2 bombers sounds better to say you drank instead of 4 beers, lol.



 
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Old 08-22-2012, 10:04 PM   #32
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The OP is missing out on the greatness that is Oskar Blues brewery, as they can all of their beer. The trend is certainly to can everything, so maybe in a few years the OP won't have anything to drink at all. Poor OP!
Topher - certainly know Oscar Blues well and have spent many a night at the pub. That said I probably won't have a Dale's (outside of a bar/restaurant) the net few weeks.



 
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Old 08-23-2012, 01:39 AM   #33
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. If your favorite beer in the whole world suddenly became available only in twist offs, would you stop buying it just because it was in a twist off?
My favorite commercial beer only comes in green bottles in the US, so I started the work on cloning it a long time ago. You know, BREWING beer.

 
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Old 08-23-2012, 01:49 AM   #34
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My favorite commercial beer only comes in green bottles, so I started the work on cloning it a long time ago. You know, BREWING beer.
Your favorite commercial beer is Heineken?

Seriously, though, you completely missed the point. I'm done here.
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Old 08-23-2012, 02:00 AM   #35
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What about something in a corked 750? I'd sure love it if my significant other came home and surprised me with a bottle from Boulevard's Smokestack series.

 
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Old 08-23-2012, 02:03 AM   #36
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What about something in a corked 750? I'd sure love it if my significant other came home and surprised me with a bottle from Boulevard's Smokestack series.
Corkables always have a place in the rotation

 
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Old 08-23-2012, 02:54 AM   #37
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What about something in a corked 750? I'd sure love it if my significant other came home and surprised me with a bottle from Boulevard's Smokestack series.
I'm pretty sure my wide won't bring home a corked bottle expecting it to be a capped bottle.

 
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Old 08-23-2012, 03:46 AM   #38
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"Stealth twist-off"? You're kidding right? I can tell a twist off cap half way across the room. The tell-tale signs of the threads give it away. Now if it was the SWMBO or the g/f that picked them up, that's a valid excuse.

Otherwise, shame on you!

Not the best pic, but an example of what to look for... You can see the thread through the cap metal. (Right and slightly lower of the "twist off" words)

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Old 08-23-2012, 04:22 AM   #39
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when all breweries used big cap torquers like a turbofil, those marks were a dead givaway. Now a lot of small breweries are using cheaper equipment like a pneumatic Jetflow or crowner turret to press caps onto screw top bottles with no thread indents.

 
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Old 08-23-2012, 07:02 PM   #40
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I have several cases of Shipyard pry-off bottles. They changed to twist-offs a few years ago. I wonder why?



 
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