Am I The Only Beer Geek That Saves Empty Bottles?

Discussion in 'Breweriana' started by Hamburgers, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. JohnSnowNW

    JohnSnowNW Advocate (735) Minnesota Feb 6, 2013 Verified

    Chuck them, or re-use them for homebrew. I need less bottles now that I keg, however.

    I don't really keep things, in general, when they've outlived their usefulness.
     
  2. end_27

    end_27 Advocate (625) Illinois Sep 23, 2012 Verified

    If they're painted on as I believe Rogue are like Stone...then my method won't work. You'd need to cut it and best thing is to make a glass out of it.
     
  3. I let my friend who owns a bottle shop keep some of the more special ones. I recycle everything else. Sometimes I'll hold on to some for a bit to either take a picture or to remind myself to check it in or review it. Then they are recycled as well.
     
  4. shawnp

    shawnp Advocate (515) Minnesota Jan 15, 2010 Verified

    Let's see.......ummmmm, dumpster.
     
  5. FinchSCF

    FinchSCF Savant (360) Michigan Aug 22, 2013 Verified

    Amen. Nothing like bringing a beer full circle homebrew style.
     
  6. Hop-Droppen-Roll

    Hop-Droppen-Roll Advocate (560) Minnesota Nov 5, 2013 Verified

    Just noticed this thread got moved to breweriana - there are probably other very similar posts and now I feel silly. I just had to google the word breweriana. Sorry bout that.
     
  7. Dan3279

    Dan3279 Savant (315) Ohio Dec 21, 2010

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    These are two cabinets above the work bench in my garage. I only save 3 Floyd's bottles and I think I have ever release covered for the last two years except for the BA randoms and dark lord varients. I have five bottles in the cellar that will push some of these to the back.