Better Bottle 6 US Gallon Better Bottle

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Manufacturer - Better Bottle
6 US Gallon Better Bottle
 

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Lighter than glass, doesn't break and cleans up without any scrubbing. What more could you ask for?
Price Payed: $16.00
Recommended? Yes
 
Lighter than glass. Nonstandard mouth meant I had to buy new stoppers. It's still just a carboy.
Price Payed: $20.00
Recommended? Yes
 
I only give the Better Bottle a 9 because I'm not completely satisfied with the fit of a carboy cap, and lack of selection of stoppers like for glass carboys. Great product otherwise.
Price Payed: $26.00
Recommended? Yes
 
Spectacular product, I've abandoned my glass carboys. They weigh almost nothing, are indestructible and are easy to clean.
Price Payed: $25.00
Recommended? Yes
 
Only drawback is Cleaning, but it always is. DONT scrub them. OxyClean and Soak.
Price Payed: $27.00
Recommended? Yes
 
Better Bottle makes a great primary. I use a red (6.5gal Carboy) cap with blowoff tube or three-piece airlock. An hour soak in OxyClean, a good shake, and it's clean.
Price Payed: $25.00
Recommended? Yes
 
The only fermentation vessels I use. Easy to clean with oxi-clean. Durable. Love them.
Price Payed: $8.00
Recommended? Yes
 
Lightweight. Works as a carboy. Just have to be careful as it scratches easily with a carboy brush.
Price Payed: $25.00
Recommended? Yes
 
Light, have heard it is alright to leave things in them for aging.
You cannot use carboy brushes however. Though I have found filling with water and oxiclean generally gets whatever needs to be cleaned out of the bottle. If anything stays after that drop a wash cloth in with the oxiclean and shake.
Price Payed: $26.00
Recommended? Yes
 
The tap is a bit flimsy, but the bottle is easy to clean and use and is very lightweight.
Price Payed: $45.00
Recommended? Yes
 
I wish it was either a 6.5 or 7 gallon and had some sort of handle molded into it.
Price Payed: $0.00
Recommended? Yes
 
Works great, probably should have bought the racking port with it though. You do have to use care in picking it up; unlike a glass carboy it will "squeeze" in and push the liquid in the airlock out of the airlock, then when you set it back down it will suck in any remaining liquid when it equalizes again. Still, less worry (to me) than working with full glass carboys.
Price Payed: $21.00
Recommended? Yes
 
I do own a BB, but find myself doing primary/secondary in one of three glass carboys. Force of habit, perhaps.
Price Payed: $23.00
Recommended? Yes
 
Light, easy to carry. Installed blow off airlocks to avoid suck back when lifting. Cleaning can be a little tedious since you can't use a brush.
Price Payed: $24.00
Recommended? Yes
 
So far its a great product. I'm going to get a 5 gal for a secondary soon as I can convince the wife of just how necwssary it is!
Price Payed: $24.00
Recommended? Yes
 
Very light and easy to clean. I own three 5 gallon, and one 3 gallon Better Bottles. No worries about breakage.
Price Payed: $26.00
Recommended? Yes
 
Light weight and safe. One time it was a little hard to get completely clean, but in general much, much better than glass. Highly recommended
Price Payed: $30.00
Recommended? Yes
 
I would kill for a 6.5 gallon version. Otherwise, it's a fantastic product. The spigot is not worth the extra cost.
Price Payed: $0.00
Recommended? Yes
 
good product, but a bit pricey at twenty eight dollars...plastic construction is good for my needs...a bit more sturdy than a sparklers bottle
Price Payed: $28.00
Recommended? Yes
 
Brend New - Haven't Used it yet, but boy oh boy was it fun carrying that thing in from the truck and it weighing next to nothing!
Price Payed: $26.00
Recommended? Yes
 
As long as they prove out on the non-porosity that they say is the case, I really like this product. Safer and easier to tote than glass.
Price Payed: $30.00
Recommended? Yes
 
I have three of these and really like them for their easy handling and safety (I dropped a glass five gal a while back that could have been a problem). I noticed in a post recently that they shouldn't be rocked directly on the bottom edge when aerating.
Price Payed: $25.00
Recommended? Yes
 
Bigger neck opening than glass, less fragile, lighter, easy to clean. Leaks some oxygen in so good for souring.
Price Payed: $25.00
Recommended? Yes
 
Works well, just use vodka/sanitized water for your airlock, because it will suck in the liquid.
Price Payed: $24.00
Recommended? Yes
 
lightweight, easy to clean with PBW, and as good as glass. I will be buying only Better Bottles from now on.
Price Payed: $26.00
Recommended? Yes
 
Its a fermentor. It ferments. If you drop it full of beer, you spill a little beer in the time it takes you to grab it and sit it back up, rather than shatter, spill everything, and nick a few arteries.
Price Payed: $25.00
Recommended? Yes
 
Easy to clean, light and no issues so far. Bonus of seeing fermentation opposed to not seeing it in the starter bucket I had.
Price Payed: $25.00
Recommended? Yes
 
great product I only wish the airlock( the one your suppose to use) wasn't so much
Price Payed: $28.00
Recommended? Yes
 
Very nice for those of us that move around a lot. I don't know about you, but I get paranoid moving around large pieces of glass when I move.
Price Payed: $45.00
Recommended? Yes
 
the taps can be a bit tricky sometimes, you have to make sure you lock them down really tightly, otherwise you get some drip
Price Payed: $56.00
Recommended? Yes
 
Glad its not glass! Last glass carboy decided to fall apart while being filled. Still don't have all of the glass out of my foot/leg
Price Payed: $25.00
Recommended? Yes
 
I like it but have no point of reference. It is light, I imagine much lighter than glass.I have the ported version with the valve and it's pretty convenient but if I were to do it again I'd pass and buy 2 instead.
Price Payed: $60.00
Recommended? Yes
 
Light weight, easy to clean, love it.
Only problem is rubber plug for air lock doesn't fit very well at all. I need to use rubber bands to keep it on tight.
Price Payed: $28.00
Recommended? Yes
 
I have yet to use... so blah blah blah blah blah. I promise I will write a damn review later. thank you.
Price Payed: $0.00
Recommended? Yes
 
Not bad but kinda worried about scratching them when i clean them.
Also not sure of the plastic caps they seem a little loose that seems of for primary but not sure for secondry kinda wish they were a tighter fit.
Price Payed: $25.00
Recommended? Yes
 
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