From the HBD Archive
From: Jeremy Cook <>
Subject: Re: bottles and breakage
Date: 1989-01-27 08:31:25 GMT

Mike Meyer asks:

>My bottle question is: has anyone ever used 2-liter plastic twistoff
>bottles (or one-liter) with any luck?

Yes and yes. I made a batch of cider which is VERY lively and was
bottled in 2 and 1.5 litre plastic bottles. This stuff has kept
for over a year now, no explosions or anything like that. Its al-
most impossible to remove the caps though without a hacksaw or
some other cap removing gadget (I use one of those high friction
mats for standing telephones on!). I don't think glass bottles
would have survived the amount of pressure that has built up in-
side these plastic bottles.

-- Jeremy Cook

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