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Old 10-09-2012, 06:05 AM   #1
May 2012
Saskatoon, Saskachewan
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I have a Cream of Three Crops ready to go, but I'm a few brown bottles short. I do, however, have about 12 clear bottles.

Now I'm going to do it anyways, at most it will be about 6 bottles (probably less), but I was curious if anyone had any experience with this? I know clear bottles can skunk, but once these are bottled they will go into a lightless pantry to carb. And then straight the to fridge from there (I'll even do it at night) and they'll be the first drank in 2-3 weeks.

What do you think? I'll post the results.

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Old 10-09-2012, 06:09 AM   #2
Apr 2009
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Not a prob unless you are going to set them in the window sill. I actually prefer clear but they are harder to come by.
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Old 10-09-2012, 06:14 AM   #3
Mar 2012
spokane, wa
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the evils of clear bottles are over exaggerated.

don't store them in the sun

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Old 10-09-2012, 06:58 AM   #4
Jul 2012
Hopkinsville, Kentucky
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I have clear bottles that I had painted black with artist acrylic on the exterior of them.

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Old 10-09-2012, 06:59 AM   #5
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I've got a bunch of clear swing tops I use all the time. Like you say, keep them in the dark and they are absolutely fine.

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Old 10-09-2012, 07:08 AM   #6
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Oppelo, Arkansas
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I've used clear plenty of times, I like them better, I don't store them in the sunlight.

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Old 10-09-2012, 07:10 AM   #7
May 2012
Nottingham, (UK)
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If they're in the dark they're absolutely fine. That said, if you're storing them long-term and will occasionally expose them to light, wouldn't hurt to drape something over them or keep them in a box...
"If the beer you are drinking is dull, perhaps its makers are telling you something" - The World Atlas of Beer

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Old 10-09-2012, 02:45 PM   #8
Oct 2012
, Wisconsin
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Just be sure you drink them in complete darkness.

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