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Online Jimmy K

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Re: Can you bottle in canning jars?
« Reply #15 on: May 14, 2014, 09:22:03 PM »
I think you could use a regular soda bottle and buy the threaded caps for those amber plastic beer bottles. I think they are the same threads. Check that first though.

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Re: Can you bottle in canning jars?
« Reply #16 on: May 15, 2014, 02:45:08 AM »
Some do, some don't. I may have used them in the past to bring vodka place where it is generally not allowed.

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Re: Can you bottle in canning jars?
« Reply #17 on: May 15, 2014, 06:20:01 AM »
I had 2 of 4 packages mysteriously 'disappear' last winter. Thinking that they got confiscated by customs as you are not supposed to ship alcohol across the border, I am trying to come up with a different packaging. Root beer sounds good.
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Re: Can you bottle in canning jars?
« Reply #18 on: May 15, 2014, 06:24:01 AM »
I had 2 of 4 packages mysteriously 'disappear' last winter. Thinking that they got confiscated by customs as you are not supposed to ship alcohol across the border, I am trying to come up with a different packaging. Root beer sounds good.
could have been due to broken bottles.  Then they realize what it was and just don't ship it.  Plastic would help with that as well as it will take quite a beating to break a pop bottle open.
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Re: Can you bottle in canning jars?
« Reply #19 on: May 15, 2014, 09:05:21 AM »
I had 2 of 4 packages mysteriously 'disappear' last winter. Thinking that they got confiscated by customs as you are not supposed to ship alcohol across the border, I am trying to come up with a different packaging. Root beer sounds good.

That's odd. I would want to know why it disappeared even if it wasn't allowed. You should have gotten some indication I would think. I've had beer and homemade meat goods shipped to me here in Canada without issue but maybe I got lucky. Good luck with the root beer approach.

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Re: Can you bottle in canning jars?
« Reply #20 on: May 16, 2014, 12:03:28 AM »
I had 2 of 4 packages mysteriously 'disappear' last winter. Thinking that they got confiscated by customs as you are not supposed to ship alcohol across the border, I am trying to come up with a different packaging. Root beer sounds good.
I have had beer freeze when shipping it in winter.  Then it thaws in the warehouse and makes a mess.  They have notified me, but thrown it away.
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