Q Is it risky to buy Chinese manufactured standard 12oz amber beer bottles?
A Like any manufacturer, they must be a trustworthy source. If you are bottling within the guidelines and specs on the technical drawings, you should not have issues. Pay special attention ...
Q What suppliers have 22 oz amber plastic / PET beer bottles?
A We have a couple different 32oz options, but I haven't seen a 22oz yet. I'm not certain that we've seen enough interest yet to have a mold built.
Q Can I store my beer in "antique green" colored bottles?
A For a great example of beer bottled in Antique Green bottles, see Community Beer in Dallas, TX for their 750ml bottles. Bottles supplied by All American Containers.
Q I see a lot of filling systems listed as 'automated'. Sorry for my ignorance, but exactly how automated is 'automated'? How many people would be needed to man a shift for bottling about 600 cases of beer (each shift) using an automatic filler?
A This answer depends on upstream automation such as a depalletizer and downstream automation such as case packer, palletizer/wrapper etc. Our GlassPak 30 and 60 (bottles/min) bottling lines require 2 operators. ...
Q How many 22oz beer bottles are usually packed in a pallet?
A I think you can see that everyone has a different answer. I try to get as many cartons on a pallet as can fit. I have 128 cartons of 12 ...