Products and Equipment to Bottle Your Homebrew

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If you have not checked out our post Bottling Home Brew Beer – Everything You Need to Know, we recommend that you do so.  It explains the complete process involved with bottling home brew.

The following is a list of the products you will need and that we recommend for bottling your home brew.  If you have any questions drop them in the comment section below and we will be happy to help you out:

Hydrometer – used to tell when fermentation has finished.

 

Beer Bottles – you have different options when it comes to which beer bottles you wish to use.  The post Bottling Home Brew Beer goes into detail on each of them.

Option #1 – Standard sized glass bottles used by commercial breweries:

Option #2 –  Swing top glass bottles (Big Robb’s choice for home brewing):

Option #3 –  Plastic PETA bottles: (Big Robb’s 2nd choice for home brewing):

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Bottle Caps – The caps for the swing top glass bottles come with the bottles.  So you will only need caps if you are using plastic bottles or the standard beer bottles commercial breweries use:

Option #1 – Caps for plastic bottles:

Option #2 – Caps for the standard size glass bottles used by commercial breweries:

 

Beer Bottle Capper Machine – If you are using the standard beer bottles that commercial breweries use then you will need a machine to put the caps on the bottles:

Option #1 – Bench Capper (sits on a bench vs you holding):

Option #2: Manual Hand Held Capper:

 

Priming Sugar – you really have two options here.  Both are discussed in this post.

Option #1 –  Coopers Carbonation Drops (this is Big Robb’s favorite sugar for carbonating):

Option #2 –  Priming sugar for batching priming:

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Bottling Bucket – You can get a bucket with a spigot or without.  If you get one with out the spigot you will also need to pick up a siphon.

Option #1 – Bottling Bucket with Spigot:

Option #2 –  Bottling Bucket without Spigot:

 

Siphon for Home Brewing Beer:

 

Transfer Hose for Home Brewing Beer:

 

Bottling Wand:

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Again if you have any questions at all about how to bottle your homebrew be sure to ask in the comment section below and we will be happy to help you out.

And again here is a great post to help you understand exactly how to bottle your homebrew the right way.

Cheers and happy bottling!

Big Robb is out!

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