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Can ring crown bottles be recapped?

Give it a try-- fill a bottle with water, put a cap on, flip it upside down, and see if any water drips out. If the cap makes a watertight seal, then the next time you're bottling fill a couple and ...
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Re-using Caps in new Batches

I never considered reusing caps, in my opinion, they probably have suffered some sort of flaw in their ability to reseal a bottle and be able to retain pressure. If you want to try a few caps after ...
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Where can I get custom crown caps in the UK?

There's a UK company starting up that says they're going to do this. They haven't started yet so i can't speak for their quality but probably worth a look because at the very least it would save you ...
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Capper indents bottle cap. Is this ok?

My capper does this too. It's not been an issue for our beer. If it was leaking I'd think you might see some evidence around the top.
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Trouble with flat beer. Everything seems perfect and a few bottles always turn out great. very few! Please help

Are the bottles that you are using screw tops? That might be the problem. Although some people have had success, others complained about leaks How are you capping? Maybe you are causing damage by ...
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Trouble with flat beer. Everything seems perfect and a few bottles always turn out great. very few! Please help

It hard to diagnose this without pictures, numbers, etc... Maybe you overprimed, maybe you didn't. Over priming with good caps = beer volcanos. And explosions. And a big mess. So maybe there is ...
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Re-using Caps in new Batches

Many caps are made with an oxygen absorbing layer to prevent the beer from oxidizing. The benefit of such layers is disputed, however they are definitely not functioning anymore when being used a ...
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Packaging for competitions

Being involved with the AHA and having judged national finals several times, I can tell you there are 2 concerns...first, there should be nothing on the bottle to identify it came from you. That's ...
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Where can I get custom crown caps in the UK?

i was also looking for a company that printed bottle tops in the uk and tried www.YourBrew.co.uk ,, I was very very impressed and now use them for all my requirements.
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Can the plastic caps on PET bottles be re-used?

Yes you can! Just make sure that he threads and inner seal of each cap is good before you sanitize them and pop them onto your brand new fresh brew! A good thing to watch out for is overtightening ...
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