The 7 Best Bottle Cappers

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This wiki has been updated 23 times since it was first published in May of 2016. If your hobby or small business involves brewing beer or making soda, we salute you. But you'll be needing one of these bottle cappers to secure your beverages safely and ensure they stay in optimal condition. We've included a variety of designs at a range of prices, so there are models perfect for the occasional home brewer as well as options for artisanal microbreweries. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. Home Brew Ohio Colt

2. G Francis Manual

3. G Francis Bench

Editor's Notes

April 10, 2019:

Sealing the bottle may be one of the last steps when making your own beer or soda, but it is also one of the most important. If done incorrectly, all the time spent crafting the perfect beverage will have been for naught, since it will either spoil or leak out long before anybody gets to imbibe it. These bottle cappers help ensure that never happens to your drinks. If you just make periodic batches of beer or soda at home, a handheld option is probably all you need, such as the G Francis Manual, Red Baron Emily Wing LDC 4016, Fastferment Universal Rigamonti. If you take your brewing hobby seriously and make a new batch every week or run a small commercial facility, a bench-top model that makes the capping process more efficient is a smart buy. If you fall into one of these two categories, we recommend you consider the Home Brew Ohio Colt, G Francis Bench, E.C. Kraus 218C, and Homebrewers Outpost Ferrari Deluxe. Of these four bench-top options, the E.C. Kraus 218C is without a doubt the most durable model, so if you have some serious high-volume use planned, this would be your best bet.

4. Red Baron Emily Wing LDC 4016

5. E.C. Kraus 218C

6. Homebrewers Outpost Ferrari Deluxe

7. FastFerment Universal Rigamonti

Brett Dvoretz
Last updated by Brett Dvoretz

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