Polystyrene Bottle Packaging (a la Dads_ale's bottle swap)

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  1. May 13, 2016 #1

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    Anyone interested in getting some more of those boxes that dads_ale used for his bottle swap. If you buy 15, they work out just under 3 quid a pop. If 3 of us fancy 5 each, i'll get them and send on your 5 to you from my work.

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    I would be interested. Would prefer the single bottle option.
     
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    I'm in for this.
     
  5. May 14, 2016 #5

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    The only thing to watch out for on the double bottle packaging is the 2kg weight limit on small parcels. I know that two of the single packs weighs just above 2kg with glass 500ml bottles.
     
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    [​IMG]

    Really should get around to using these
     
  7. May 14, 2016 #7

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    All you need do is, everytime you make a beer, post one to me. That'll soon use em up. I'll PM you my address ;)
     
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    I'd take 3 if you want to do 3 between 5.

    Or some other combo if they have other options.
     
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    Actually, a few of us getting them in 3s isn't a bad shout. Swapping 3 beers at a time could mean swapping more often maybe.
     
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    K I've a brown Porter I could do with an opinion on
     
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    Sorry - missed this.
    I'd be up for a few , 3 sounds good, but I wouldn't mind either way.
     
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    Demig and I will take six between us.
     
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    So how many are there of us now?
     
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    I don't know how many but I could be in for this if we can get it to work.


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
     
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    This was obviously a joke, but....Niman actually did send me some beer! :D
    Two bottles of Brown Porter which I'm looking forward to testing out this eve.

    The packaging is a double barrel affair so you can send two bottles rather than just the one. Niman told me to re-use the packaging. So rather than just sending some beer back to him I'm going to do a 'pay it forward' style bottle swap/pass on. Where I'll send some beer to a forumite and that forumite will send some beer to another, and so on until the packaging is useless.
    I've recently bottled a Smoked Porter so I think I'm be sending that but it needs a bit more conditioning (I'm guessing a total of 4 weeks) to mellow out the smokyness a bit.When it's ready I'll do a thread

    Thanks again Niman for free beer. Top bloke :thumb:
     
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    Just slurping on Nimans Brown porter. It's lovely. Niman tells me the reciepe is from this book http://www.thehomebrewforum.co.uk/showthread.php?t=60074.

    It's very smooth and not very roasty. The porter has a lovely sweet candy taste to it. I'm not sure where this would come from though. It definately doesn't taste like it's from the crystal.
     
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    Just wondered if this is likely to go ahead, or if there's any update?
    :cheers:
     
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    @notlaw are you still able to facilitate this?
     
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    Still up for this if we can arrange it.
     
  20. May 22, 2016 #20

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    Yeah I'll tot up numbers tomorrow and report back.
     
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