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Offline glassyocean

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Most economical canning machine for home brew?
« on: May 01, 2017, 09:06:50 PM »
Hi,

I'm thinking of canning my beers, instead of bottling. Saw october can seamer http://oktoberdesign.com/ but I think it's still too expensive $1,500 for home use, considering the additional material cost of $.30 - $.40 / can. Are there any cheaper solutions?

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Youngin

Offline Stevie

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Re: Most economical canning machine for home brew?
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2017, 09:59:55 PM »
That's the cheapest I've seen. You may be able to find a mobile canner that is partnered with a homebrew club to do small runs.

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Re: Most economical canning machine for home brew?
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2017, 10:50:15 AM »
Out of curiosity why would you can.  I get the sunk cost of a canner but at .30/cn and let's say 48 cn per batch that $14 you have to spend every time you package.  At least with bottles you can reuse them.
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