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Picture of Cleaning Dingy Bottles (in bulk)
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I make and bottle my own beer which is a great way to save money on your booze bill. I recently got 145 antique stubby beer bottles and stubby clear pop shoppe bottles for free. The problem is they sat in the old owners backyard for a few years, some still with the old liquid in them. I tried cleaning them with soaps and bleach but to no avail, until now!

Step 1: What You Will Need

Picture of What You Will Need
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-Bucket- or any container your bottles can be submerged in. -Aquarium rocks- -Strainer-something your aquarium rocks can't get trough. -Small funnel- to more easily get the rocks into your bottle. -No rinse sterilant- optional depending on how clean you want your bottles.
 
mbecks (author) 2 years ago
lol sounds like you just explained my instructable in quick terms.
mbecks (author) 2 years ago
lol sounds like you just explained my instructable in quick terms.
jeann4u2 years ago
I've kept a box of bird gravel under my sink for years just for this purpose. It's a snap to clean the bottoms of difficult to reach vases and bottles. Fill about 1/4 full with water, add just a teaspoon or so of gravel inside along with a drop or two of liquid dish soap, cover with hand or other object, and SHAKE until clean. The bottoms and SIDES (especially vases) come out sparkling clean. Empty out contents into small strainer and reuse gravel.
mbecks (author) 2 years ago
No problem I hope you enjoy
vincent75202 years ago
How nice !

Thanks for posting !