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Buying beer bottle caps in Singapore

Postby bule in bali » Fri, 25 Nov 2011 7:58 am

Hello Everyone,

I live in Bali where I like to brew my own beer with usually good results. Problem is up until now I haven't had a proper way to store it for very long, but just yesterday I was given a machine to fix bottle caps to bottles.

Strange things like bottle caps can be very hard to track down while in Bali, although I have a trip to Singapore planned for Wednesday so thought that I would try to track some down while I am there. Does anyone have any info on where to find bottle caps that I could use for this? A brewers shop would be great, but could definitely understand if these are not allowed in Singapore.

Thanks!

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Postby JR8 » Fri, 25 Nov 2011 8:41 am

Never seen such in Singapore.

I know they're not hard to get in the UK. I'm sure they're not hard to get in Aus. If you bought some online from Aus would the package arrive intact at Bali?


p.s. The person on this forum who might know for sure is called KSL

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Postby bule in bali » Fri, 25 Nov 2011 8:45 am

Thanks! After posting I did a quick google search and came up with the following.

http://www.ibrew.com.sg/Bottling.asp

Looks like they have the bottle caps that I need and at a great price too. Hopefully this post will be able to help some others as well.

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Postby Saint » Fri, 25 Nov 2011 8:58 am

Tic tic tic toc

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 25 Nov 2011 9:49 am

Well, his ISP is in Surabaya and it's .com.sg site, so I'm gonna sit on it a while and see if anything else develops.

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Postby nakatago » Fri, 25 Nov 2011 9:49 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Well, his ISP is in Surabaya and it's .com.sg site, so I'm gonna sit on it a while and see if anything else develops.


If we get to sample the beer, however..... :P

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Postby bule in bali » Fri, 25 Nov 2011 9:53 am

Sorry, am I not allowed to post if I am not an expat in Singapore? Or are you thinking that I am trying to advertise a business through the boards?

I assure you that the second one is not true, just looking for answers and I found an answer to my own question and figured I would share, in case anyone else was interested.

Believe me, if I had any intentions of spamming a board and advertising a business, I would do it with a product that costs more than 7 SGD for 100 pieces. :lol:

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Postby JR8 » Fri, 25 Nov 2011 10:00 am

Relax man, it's all cool :cool:


p.s. But yes it's not hugely unusual to see newbies set up a patsy question, only to then answer it themselves with a glowing (spam) recommendation. Hence the alarm bells going off...

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Postby nutnut » Fri, 25 Nov 2011 10:08 am

Personally, I'd buy them off eBay anyway, sounds exactly like an eBay type of product!
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Postby bule in bali » Fri, 25 Nov 2011 10:15 am

JR8 - yea, perfectly understandable, I see it happen all the time in forums as well. I was surprised to find that brew shops even existed in Singapore actually, I figured making your own alcohol would have been more regulated although according to the FAQS on the site, it was only recently approved for doing without a license in 2009.

nutnut - Yes, eBay would be a great place to look, if only the logistics of it and dealing with the customs once the package arrived in Indonesia were that easy. If I were still living in America I would certainly order from eBay. although as it stands now I use my twice yearly Singapore trips to get all the things I can't find easily or cheaply in Bali. This trip will include bottle caps and other brewing equipment, melatonin tablets, cayenne pepper and boxer shorts in a size above medium!

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Postby JR8 » Fri, 25 Nov 2011 10:21 am

bule in bali wrote: boxer shorts in a size above medium!



Marks & Spencer is your friend!

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Postby nutnut » Fri, 25 Nov 2011 10:57 am

Tesco in JB. Or Tesco in UK set by airmail ;)
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Postby Grumpy77 » Fri, 25 Nov 2011 11:43 am

The guy that runs iBrew lives in my building and I've been down a few times to 'sample' the wares. His beers are really quite good.

I'm not advertising but definitely giving a good reference - beer lovers looking for high quality and low cost should check it out.

The only downfall is it takes some space to brew a batch and it isn't mix and drink like kool-aid.

Waiting for the fermentation to finish is enough to drive a man to drink...

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Postby x9200 » Fri, 25 Nov 2011 12:19 pm

bule in bali wrote:Thanks! After posting I did a quick google search and came up with the following.

http://www.ibrew.com.sg/Bottling.asp

Looks like they have the bottle caps that I need and at a great price too. Hopefully this post will be able to help some others as well.

I used to buy in this place regularly when I was into brewing myself. The owner, Raymond is easy to communicate and reliable. Can recommend him.


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