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Offline hospter81

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belgian style corkable bottles
« on: December 31, 2012, 10:07:23 AM »
Hello, does anybody knows a good supplier for corkable bottles?

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Re: belgian style corkable bottles
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2012, 10:36:31 AM »
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Re: belgian style corkable bottles
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2013, 02:07:02 PM »
Northern Brewer sells them too - although its more fun to collect your own.
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Re: belgian style corkable bottles
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2013, 06:40:49 PM »
If you have a LHBS that carries them that may be more economical than an online shop and easier on your liver than drinking your way through them  ;).  Shipping on glass bottles is a little prohibitive.

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Re: belgian style corkable bottles
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2013, 09:43:13 AM »
I've ordered bottles from Brewmasters. With the flat-rate shipping it wasn't that bad.
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Re: belgian style corkable bottles
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2013, 12:22:20 PM »
I just bought enough bottles of Ommegang beers until I collected the bottles I wanted.  They make a variety of good Belgian style beers at a reasonable price, I think I was getting the 22oz bottles for $6 apiece.  I figured the bottles were worth $2 apiece. 
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Re: belgian style corkable bottles
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2013, 12:28:19 PM »
A local bar that serves Belgian beers out of the bottle would be your easiest place to rack up those bottles in a hurry.

Of course, collecting them yourself is the most enjoyable way to build up a collection. You need a lot fewer bottles than you might think. Five 750ml bottles holds a gallon of beer, so you only need around 25 to cork a five gallon batch. Quite a few domestic saison and abbey-style beers are sold in that format and can be found in the $6-10 price point. Host a few Belgian beer tastings with friends bringing bottles along could get you to 25 bottles quickly.
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