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I'm surprised no one mentioned Fischer beer bottles. Brown, better shoulders to decant from...and better beer :). https://www.google.com/search?q=fischer+beer&espv=2&es_sm=122&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=Uzs4U5i4CMqFyQHC7IGQCA&ved=0CCgQsAQ&biw=1387&bih=892
It's possible also to buy brown glass swingtops. They're quite expensive compared to recycling bottles from commercial beer or buying regular bottles and capping them yourself. Possible advantages is that they hold 450 mL, they're very sturdy and so can handle high volumes of CO2, and they're just as easy to sterilize for bottling as other bottles. I find ...
I use my dishwasher as the filling area. With my bottling bucket on the counter above it. That way when I spill it'll drain into the dishwasher. It means less cleanup and less sticky floors. When I sanitize my bottles, I fill up my bottling bucket with star-san and use the spout to fill bottles with the star san, swirl it around, pour it back into the ...
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