Bottling Soda made in the Soda Stream
My friends just bought a Soda Stream, and they are thinking about trying to transfer the seltzer they make into smaller glass bottles. They want to get a gadget that puts metal caps on glass bottles (like a home-brewer would use to re-use beer bottles). Will this work? Can seltzer that you make in a soda stream be transferred and stored in smaller glass bottles? Or will it lose carbonation? What about adding flavors?
Any experience or expertise would be great....I have a feeling this might not work, but I am not sure why it wouldn't.
They might check out what home brewers use to bottle their beer. From Ask.com, link to the 1st chapter on how to bottle homemade beer:
I'm interested in whether or not anyone has tasted a rubber-like flavor in plain water after carbonating with the Sodastream (not there before carbonating). My DH thinks I'm nuts...sigh.
re: Stephanie Wong
I'm curious more about the results of bottling carbonated water....in other words, if you took carbonated water and bottled it in glass bottles (as a home brewer would bottle beer), what would happen?
I realize that with homemade beer, the fizz is formed by the fermentation that is happening in the bottle after you've bottled it. But for already-carbonated water, this wouldn't be happening. So, would the carbonation remain? If so, for how long?
Seems to be defeating the purpose of having it in the first place (not having to store soda; able to prepare it "as-needed"). No reason it wouldn't work. Have they considered using the smaller bottles Sodastream sells?