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Am I The Only Beer Geek That Saves Empty Bottles?

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

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  1. JohnSnowNW

    JohnSnowNW Feb 6, 2013 Minnesota
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    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 Sep 23, 2012 Illinois
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    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. Quickicks

    Quickicks Aug 26, 2013 North Carolina

    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 Jan 15, 2010 Minnesota
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    Let's see.......ummmmm, dumpster.
     
  5. FinchSCF

    FinchSCF Aug 22, 2013 Michigan

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

    Hop-Droppen-Roll Nov 5, 2013 Minnesota
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    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 Dec 21, 2010 Ohio

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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.
     
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