We like to brew beer to store in our underground bunker for the coming apocalypse. These bottles are exactly as described. Imagine my joy when I unboxed a product that exceeded my expectations for quality and ease of use. This product is fantastic.
For those of you that are constantly reusing your bottles or make as much beer as I do, you definitely want to change to these. Bottling is easy and so far, no exploding bottles. The last batch I bottled was 9.8% by volume. It literally blew the bung and hydrolock across the room from the ammount of active fermentation. Even still, no bottles burst. The other handy thing is if friends take a bottle or two home, they are definitely unique so they remember to return them to me. The size is perfect. Any..
I brew beer in 5-6 gallon batches which yields approximately 55 12-ounce bottles. Bottles are easy enough to come by: drink up a couple of cases of non-screw-cap beer and save the bottles; metal caps are readily available. What I find tedious is capping. One can purchase flip-cap bottles ($160 for 55); caps for one's saved bottles ($1.25 for 55) plus a capper ($13-150); or plastic bottles/caps ($30 for 30 25-ounce bottles).The turn off for me is capping: capping 55 reusable glass bottles with metal caps is ..