'There will be much wailing and gnashing...'
...and clinking and splashing!
The labels on these early Newcastle Brown Ale bottles from last year soak off easily:
...this year's have been more difficult so far!
here the bottle tree set up for just 2 doz - can hold 45 max:
bottle washer set up in sink - here with a strong bleach solution for initial wash:
pressing down the bottle sends a jet of solution into the bottle:
after initial washing left boxed ready for sterilising and filling later: