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(California) Bulk glass bottle suppliers?
« on: May 13, 2011, 10:26:34 AM »
Hey forums,

I have a need for 22 oz bottles in rather large supply (not for homebrew beer, but other uses). I'm wondering if anybody has had any experience finding wholesale suppliers who would provide a couple hundred or so bottles. My LHBS (which is very nice) has a pretty good price of $1.00 per, but if I could find a way to drop the per-bottle price to $0.50 or so, my life would suddenly be a lot easier. I've found some wholesalers online, but they tend to be on the east coast and shipping wipes out pretty much all the gains made there.

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Re: (California) Bulk glass bottle suppliers?
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2011, 10:53:00 AM »
Are you near any breweries that bottle in 22s?  If you ask really nicely they might order some for you.
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Re: (California) Bulk glass bottle suppliers?
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2011, 10:40:42 AM »
Hmm, that's a really good idea. Thanks, I'll give it a shot.

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Re: (California) Bulk glass bottle suppliers?
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2011, 03:56:30 PM »
Try California Glass:
http://www.calglass.com

I have never worked with them.
They might have a minimums of 1 pallet.

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Re: (California) Bulk glass bottle suppliers?
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2011, 12:41:01 AM »
Being on the east coast myself, do you recall which wholesalers you found out here?  I might want to keep that info stored in the back of my head for future reference.