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Old 08-21-2007, 06:52 PM   #1
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I just got a bunch of bottles from a guy who gave up homebrewing a few years ago. In one of the boxes was a bag of bottle caps. I assume they are several years old and have been in his basement the whole time. Will the caps 'age out'? Would it be safe to use them?

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Old 08-21-2007, 06:54 PM   #2
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As long as there's no rust or other gunk on them you'll be fine. Just give them a soak in sanitizer.
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