Fliptop Aging?

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Chipperjones

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Hey guys, first time mead making. I did 2 pounds of honey, 1 orange sliced, and 2 teaspoons of yeast nutrient in 1 gallon of water (I realise now that I should have used more honey, but I was following a recipe on the internet) using Lalvin D-47. I put it straight into my primary 1 Gallon carboy and was planning to not rack it but immediately bottle it after around 2 1/2 weeks, no stirring. My question is, how long is it fine to age in flip top bottles?
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Amazon.com: YEBODA 12 oz Amber Glass Beer Bottles for Home Brewing with Flip Caps, Case of 9: Kitchen & Dining

A few months? No more than a year? Longer than a year? I figured it would be kinda fun to store one bottle in a back closet and drink it many years later beings its my first attempt. I wasn't sure how the rubber seals would hold up though?
 
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Brett_Bellmore

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I'm planning on long term storage in flip tops, but was thinking of dipping them in wax as a backup for the ones I pack away. So far my batches have been too small to leave enough to pack away like that, though.

I've had no problem with them out to a year, and I guess the rubber should survive a decade or more if kept out of direct sunlight.
 
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