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Northern Brewer Bottle Capper

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Northern Brewer Bottle Capper

SKU: 40032

We decided that losing your first bottle capper is a heartbreak that no homebrewer should have to go through. So we reinforced every joint, used stronger plastic, and tossed, tested, twisted, trampled prototypes in every way possible to deliver you a soldier who will stand by your side and fight the good fight. Whether your lifetime homebrewing career will bear 5 batches or 5,000, the Northern Brewer Bottle Capper will march by your side as the first and only unbreakable capper. Built to withstand the pressures of a bottling line, the Northern Brewer Bottle Capper is fast, furious, easy to use and will never, ever, ever break. It is the first and last capper you'll ever need, certain to prove deserving of a hard-earned place in bottling days for generations to come.

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The Northern Brewer Bottle Capper is the first and last capper you’ll ever need, designed to be invincible. We took the traditional double-lever capper, reinforced every joint, used stronger plastic, and tossed, tested, twisted, trampled and literally walked all over our prototypes to deliver you a soldier who will stand reliably by your side whether your homebrewing career will bear 5 batches or 5,000.

Intuitive handling, robust spring-loaded arms and a handy cap-grabbing magnet ensure your best bottling days are ahead of you, while the standard bell can be easily swapped out with a 9mm bell to enable use of the Northern Brewer Bottle Capper with 29mm European caps.
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4.5 / 5.0
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Difficult to use
The capper works, it's just difficult to use. And not just because I have girly hands. It takes 2 hands to squeeze the arms, and when I say squeeze, I'm talking full arm pressure on both sides, and then the bottle is in the middle. So you've got a glass bottle you're feeling like you're about to crush the neck on, sitting on a counter or table top, so it's sliding all over the place if you don't have even pressure on both sides, and you're trying to press this cap down by squeezing your arms together. Or, you do like me and hold the botitle between your knees and hope you don't spill the beer all over yourself, but that's also super awkward because of the angle you have to lean forward to put the proper pressure in the right place-which happens to be around the shoulder of the bottle, so it's low.It does the job, ok, don't get me wrong. I have yet to have a cap not seal or pop off. It's just a bear to get it on.And I have a lover hate relationship with the magnet. See, there's a magnet that's supposed to hold the cap for you while you align the bottle underneath. Except that it's kind of up inside, in the middle of this somewhat bulky contraption, so if you set the bottle on the counter you have to bend over a bit and look upward to line it up. Else you put the cap on the bottle directly and then set the capper on it, and hope the magnet doesn't pull it out of place when it draws onto the cap.Eventually I hope to upgrade to a counter mount type of capper, I think that will be loads easier. But for my very small quantity, occasional brewing, this works in a pinch.
August 11, 2016
Works great - If you use the right bottles
This capper works great, but only on certain bottles._x000D__x000D_It works by grabbing the neck of the bottle and pulling the bottle into the cap. There are a lot of bottles where the distance between the top of the bottle and the ridge on the neck is too short to pull the bottle far enough. And these bottles are from some of the most popular breweries. (Sierra Nevada, Founders, Boulevard, Lagunitas)_x000D__x000D_Longneck bottles from breweries like Bell's, Ommegang, etc. work great. But, it is not the length of the neck, it is the height of the "crown" on the neck._x000D__x000D_If you would like to reuse ALL of your bottles, you might find the extra cost of a bench capper will save you in the long run.
June 20, 2015
Great item!!
I was skeptical purchasing an inexpensive capper but didn't want to go the extra for a different system just yet since I didn't see a need to be corking where capping beers and meads is fine. This is an amazingly sturdy and easy to use design and I have yet to get a bad seal on a cap. I'm using the caps with the 12oz amber bottles for reference =) so I'm really pleased with this addition to my equipment.
December 26, 2015
Excellent for the $!
I am really impressed with this capper. Didnâ??t cost an arm and a leg and works great! I recommend this bottle capper.
October 28, 2017
10 months ago
Royal Crown bottle capper
Works excellent, much better than my original capper
March 21, 2016
Great price and great quality!
I bought this bottle capper for my husband for Christmas because he's been wanting to make his own soda. I was nervous about what it would be like, since it seemed like such a cheap price. Well, he LOVES it. It's easy to use and seems very durable. I can't wait for him to perfect the Coke recipe he's working on.
January 6, 2017
1 year ago
This bottle capper works great. It is very sturdy and well made.
April 22, 2017
1 year ago
Worth it
Very portable, works well. Simple design and use. The magnetic cap holder is awesome.
December 2, 2017
9 months ago
Works great. First time at making and bottling beer.
May 3, 2018
5 months ago
bottle capper
Great so far bottled two days ago. Wating for final results
January 28, 2016
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Could this tool be used to re-close a cap around another cap, sealing them together open side to open side? I am trying to make a little hockey puck toy for my daughter's cat (two caps with a penny sealed inside.) At first I had the idea to glue them together. Then I had this idea. Do you think it would work?
A shopper on Dec 1, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This piece of equipment is designed to crimp caps on bottles, and will not work for your intended use. I would recommend sticking with the glue idea.
Can you buy a replacement magnet--mine came off somehow, somewhere?
J I on Jan 25, 2016
BEST ANSWER: We do not sell one. Any standard bell housing for a capper should work for a replacement if it is the bell that you are missing. I am not sure what all parts came off but we do not carry replacement parts. I hope this helps!

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