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Old 01-25-2013, 12:00 AM   #1
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Let us know how you bottle! What bottles you use, what corker if any....labels? Etc.

 
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Old 01-25-2013, 12:24 AM   #2
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I need to find better methods to bottle one gallon batches. I ended up knocking mine over with the huge beer racking cane and lost a small amount. I also got yeast in a few bottles after that. I was bottling a JAOM.

Would it be best to transfer to a 2 gallon bucket with a spigot and bottle?
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Old 01-25-2013, 01:55 AM   #3
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I need to find better methods to bottle one gallon batches. I ended up knocking mine over with the huge beer racking cane and lost a small amount. I also got yeast in a few bottles after that. I was bottling a JAOM.

Would it be best to transfer to a 2 gallon bucket with a spigot and bottle?
Cut the cane down.

 
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Old 01-25-2013, 02:01 AM   #4
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i use stella artois bottles that i get fom my brother in law and i cap them with red caps!

 
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Old 01-25-2013, 02:20 PM   #5
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I use standard green wine bottles from the brew store, cork with a double lever hand corker, and label using a p-touch label maker. I put the label on the bottom of the bottle so I can read it while it's stored upside down in the box the bottles came in. Its also labeled in a code system and I reference my brew journal for the particular flavors, i.e TRAD 087, METH 025, CYSR 015.
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Old 01-27-2013, 03:39 AM   #6
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Why upside down?
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Old 01-27-2013, 06:25 AM   #7
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I am about to bottle my first mead made April last year and I am going to use blue swing top bottles.

 
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Old 01-27-2013, 06:35 AM   #8
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I just cap 12oz bottles like you would beer.
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Old 01-27-2013, 06:45 AM   #9
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12oz or 22 oz beer bottles... still
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:00 AM   #10
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I use wine bottles, the dark ones I drink later, the light ones I drink sooner, (becasue of light off flavors), I keep the lighter bottles in an old dresser, in the basement. I dont label, but I do use a portuguese bottle corker. It seems to work for me.
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