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Offline liquidbrewing

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Black Beer bottles and caps
« on: May 11, 2012, 09:44:16 PM »
So every year I want to do something different for my bottled "barleywine".  This year I wanna do an RIS completely over the top, but I want to find some black bottles and black beer caps... 

Anyone got a source?
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Re: Black Beer bottles and caps
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2012, 10:27:52 PM »
Hmmm.... can't say I've seen black bottle caps and I think if you put a RIS in a 'brown bomber' I think you've got yourself a black bottle.  You could do a black wax dip on oxygen absorbing caps and get a really cool effect plus have great packaging for aging.
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Re: Black Beer bottles and caps
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2012, 10:34:38 PM »
i've used black bottle caps.  got them at a not so local home brew store.  they exist.  never seen a black bottle though. 
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Re: Black Beer bottles and caps
« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2012, 10:47:22 PM »
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Re: Black Beer bottles and caps
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2012, 09:19:47 AM »
I have some overstock caps that are mostly black.  Check with your LHBS.

Or google is your friend:  http://craftycaps.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=518&products_id=14021
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Re: Black Beer bottles and caps
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2012, 10:07:40 AM »
Why not just spray paint the whole bottle and cap?  Why stop at black?
The Home Despot has this cool paint called trunk liner that spits out a textured green and black color.
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Re: Black Beer bottles and caps
« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2012, 10:53:46 AM »
Get your black bottle caps here
http://www.midwestsupplies.com/plain-black-caps-144-count.html

I buy these in the American Flag design. I must say they are good sturdy caps made of thicker metal than most the caps I have had in the past. As a result my capper really puts a good tight seal on them.
« Last Edit: May 12, 2012, 10:56:04 AM by gymrat »
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Re: Black Beer bottles and caps
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2012, 11:12:31 AM »
Or clear bottles. They would become black without the need for "spray-painting". ;)
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