I went straight to kegs and only bottle for parties or sending samples out. You can keg with nothing more than the keg, a small CO2 pressurizer and a party tap. Just store it in a cool place. Bottles are more portable, cheaper and a lot more work.
Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"
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