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Bottles/Demijohns for making Damson Gin?

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flier Wed 04-Nov-09 18:05:05

I have tried my local freecycle with no luck; can anyone tell me what kind of jars they use for making their home made beverages in? Or where I can buy some cheaply?
I've currently got mine in a glass jar but its not sealed properly so everytime I turn it it leaks - there'll be non left at this rate hmm

JetLi Wed 04-Nov-09 19:41:34

I'm going to do Quince Brandy but TBH I was going to use a couple of regular kilner jars with the orange rubber seals. Hope I don't get leaks, although I don't think I'm required to turn the jars in the recipe. Sorry not much help really blush

flier Wed 04-Nov-09 19:44:10

Thanks. The glass jars I have have the rubber seals, which don't work sad

murphyslaw Thu 05-Nov-09 08:34:01

I bought glass bottles from my local kitchen store - think beer bottle with proper stopper but in clear glass hmm. They cost £2.50 and are a perfect size for gifts.

Iklboo Thu 05-Nov-09 08:35:40

Asda Direct now have a Home Brew section wink

flier Thu 05-Nov-09 10:17:34

thanks murphyslaw, I need a sort of wide necked jar for now.
Iklboo - thanks, will take a look there now.

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