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Old 01-08-2013, 05:56 PM   #11
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I have enough going now( and planned) that its worth my while to cork.

I do however have a couple small batches that I wouldn't mind sticking in flip tops( cider and a mango/ pineapple wine) where do you get wine bottle sized flip tops?

 
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Old 01-08-2013, 11:36 PM   #12
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I know some people put them in with a rubber mallet, I like my little tabletop corker/beer capper. We use the large size beer capper and it seats them all straight and consistent, and no sore hand. Wife loves to open them, no struggling with the corks. We cork a few to put in our long term keeper rack, the one we dont touch for a couple of years to see how they do. WVMJ

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Old 01-11-2013, 04:31 PM   #13
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Where do you get zorks?

Regarding dipping in wax, as this would then give you a completely tight seal, do you still need to store sideways?

 
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Old 01-11-2013, 04:50 PM   #14
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Where do you get zorks?

Regarding dipping in wax, as this would then give you a completely tight seal, do you still need to store sideways?
One place that comes to mind that I've seen Zorks at is http://www.homebrewing.org .

 
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Old 01-12-2013, 06:33 PM   #15
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I have enough going now( and planned) that its worth my while to cork.

I do however have a couple small batches that I wouldn't mind sticking in flip tops( cider and a mango/ pineapple wine) where do you get wine bottle sized flip tops?
You can buy a cheap 360 vodka that comes in flip top bottles IR your local home brew store

 
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Old 01-12-2013, 10:35 PM   #16
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Midwest supplies sells them by 30 or 100 count bags. You can store them standing up. WVMJ
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