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BOSTON Round Bottles

We have a wide range of sizes and colors of Boston round bottles.

On this page, you will also find more about the history of these bottles.

Bottles are so widespread that it's difficult to picture life without them. To begin our exploration of the history of Boston Round bottles, we must first consider how bottles came to be in the first place.
When you consider the history of ordinary goods in your home and business, you may be surprised to learn how little you know about them. Things we take for granted haven't always been there. Nonetheless, each of them makes our life simpler.

It's simple to understand why the Boston Round Bottle is the workhorse of glass bottles. Its traditional shelf appeal, iconic appearance, compatibility with various closures, and availability in multiple sizes and colors.

Keep reading if you're interested in learning more about the history of glass bottles and the Boston Round bottles.

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A Boston round bottle, sometimes known as a Winchester bottle, is a durable, heavy container used in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries. It's often amber (brown) glass to block UV rays.

Why is it called the Boston round bottle?

Bottles were widely defined by their form when glass bottle manufacture became popular in the pharmaceutical business. Beverage bottles, especially carbonated drinks, were frequently round in shape. A round bottle has far higher intrinsic strength than any other form. The word "round" is most likely used in the name of Boston Round bottles just as a shape description. Surprisingly, they were also known as Winchester bottles, especially in the United Kingdom. According to the journal, Winchester Quart bottles were popular in 1860 when the Pharmaceutical Journal Part Two was published. "…a Winchester quart bottle, which every druggist has in his store-room…."

It was named Winchester after a measure called a "Winchester" at the time, not for the English city. There's no reason why Winchester Quart bottles are also known as Boston Round bottles, although they were a famous bottle at the turn of the century, and numerous glassmakers produced them.


What are Boston round bottles used for?

The Boston Round Bottle is a traditional bottle design that can accommodate practically any liquid or material in the packaging business. Widespread usage currently breaks the norm and spans most markets since they were traditionally employed for pharmaceutical, chemical, and laboratory applications. The Boston Round Bottle has various applications, including BBQ sauce, drinkable coffee, cocktail mixers, juices, and essential oils.

The Boston Round Bottles are available with additions that can expand their usefulness even further, adding to their flexibility. It goes well with various caps, including screw tops caps, lotion pumps, droppers, sprayers, flip-tops, etc.


How do you sterilize boston round bottles?

Cleaning isn't the only thing that has to be done. When you clean, you're bringing all the bacteria to the surface, and sanitizing is the final blow that guarantees everything is food-grade safe.

We usually recommend two simple ways of sterilization for glass bottles: 

Method 1: Dishwasher

When it comes to sterilizing Boston Round Bottles, there are four steps to follow:

Step 1: Thoroughly wash the Boston Round Bottles with hot soapy water, rinse, and dry.

Step 2: Arrange on an oven rack with equal spacing and cook for 15 minutes at 120°. Alternatively, you may boil the Boston round bottles for 10 minutes in a big pot of water. Finally, drain and dry the water.

Step 3: Run the glass bottles through a hot cycle in the dishwasher.

Step 4: Boil the caps for 5 minutes to sterilize them, then dry them.

That's only a sampling of the options accessible to you; I'd want to take you through the process in greater depth. If you employ these ways, the bottles will seem as if unused in the first place:

Method 2: Boiling point

A kettle of water should be brought to a boil. We can't tell you how much water to use, but you'll need a pot that can hold 2-3 bottles without being overcrowded (for time efficiency). Step two is to bring the water to a boil.

Place the bottles, together with any lids, in the water. Make sure they're filled with water by using a utensil. On the inside, this will eliminate any bacterial development.

Boil for 10 minutes at a low temperature. Set a timer and keep an eye on everything.

Reduce the temperature. Allow bottles to soak in water until the temperature drops. Then, remove the bottles, rinse with warm water, and air dry.


What types of boston round bottles can you find in The Bottle Depot

We offer a wide range of Boston bottles in different sizes and colors. Every bottle has unique characteristics that make them the best option for specific uses.

What's the difference between a Boston round bottle and Winchester bottle

Boston round bottles and Winchester bottles are the same; they went by different names originally; they were called Winchester bottles because of an old measuring system, but as time passed, other manufacturers started calling them Boston round bottles; the reasons are pretty much unclear, but the name stuck, and it became a vintage classic.

What colors of Boston Round Bottles can you find in The Bottle Depot

At The Bottle Depot, you can find many Boston bottles in different colors. Each bottle has unique characteristics that make them the best option for specific uses.

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