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Old 01-07-2008, 06:48 AM   #1
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Aside from the local brewery, where's a good, cheap supplier of growlers? Anyone have a connection?

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Old 01-08-2008, 03:07 PM   #2
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Try craigslist. Start asking your friends for glass. You might be suprised as to who has what.

 
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Old 01-08-2008, 03:33 PM   #3
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www.mountainhomebrew.com

their store is in my area- good people.

Side note, are you decreasing the amount of priming sugar when you use growlers or is it not enough pressure to worry about?

 
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Old 01-09-2008, 05:18 AM   #4
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I keg my beer and I am juct looking for something to take a few pints to share with friends. Not for bottling. Thanks for the link.
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Old 02-20-2009, 08:47 PM   #5
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I just checked out mountianhomebrew. That's a rip off I get 1/2 gallon amber growlers for 2.50, and no to the priming sugar question.

 
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Old 02-20-2009, 08:51 PM   #6
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Go to your local thrift store. I got about 6 or 7 of those french sparkling lemonade bottles, a bunch of grolsch bottles at ours. If you aren't in a hurry for them and don't need them to all be the same type, I you will be able to build up a pretty good stash(I don't need to buy flip tops for a long, long time!)

http://us.st12.yimg.com/us.st.yimg.c..._2042_32789342

edit..those are the bottles..they were 99 cents a piece. I replaced the gasket and cleaned the heck out of them.
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