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Old 10-07-2012, 11:47 PM   #31
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Just finished a batch with the bottles below

Founders - .5 - I glanced sideways at these bottles and the labels and glue fell off and they put themselves in the dishwasher. Damn good beer too.

Magners cider - Main label - 2 foil label on top - 3
Leffe - 2
Sixth Glass - 2
Two brothers - 5+
Green Flash - 2
Samuel Smiths - 2
St. Bernardus abt 12 - 5 Plastic label unfazed by soaking

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Old 11-03-2012, 06:13 PM   #32
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Guinness Draught - 1.5

The labels are heat-shrunk on, so a light slice with a razor blade and they drop right off. No soaking, no residue, no nitro widget, and great looking bottles.

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Old 11-03-2012, 08:03 PM   #33
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Revolution Brewing's 22oz bottles are unfriendly. A hot soak in oxyclean water took 48 hours to get the label loosened, and did nothing to get the gunk off below the label.

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Old 11-03-2012, 09:41 PM   #34
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Dark Horse (MI) 5
I'd give Dark Horse a 6! Label stays on completely, but the ink disolves and leaves a scum on all the other bottle, too. My wife likes the Raspberry and I'll pick up other Dark Horse brews on occasion, but the bottles go straight in the recycle bin. The fancy new Old Rasputin labels' ink disolves, too, but at least the label comes off. Brooklyn 750's are terrible, ink stays on the label at least, but the label stays on the bottle.

Bruery labels are a PITA, too. Love the capable 750s, though.
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Old 11-04-2012, 05:43 PM   #35
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Firestone 1. I let them sit overnight in a sink full of water and they slide off with just a finger with residue that comes off with a paper towel

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Old 11-04-2012, 10:22 PM   #36
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I'd like to add to this:

Gordon Biersch - 1
Russian River - 4

Painted labels (Stone, Rogue) I had no luck at all. Thanks for making this such a great thread!

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Old 11-04-2012, 10:48 PM   #37
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Smithwicks-1
Ky bourbon barrel ale- 4
Woodchuck cider-3

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Old 11-06-2012, 02:21 PM   #38
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Guinness Draught - 1.5

The labels are heat-shrunk on, so a light slice with a razor blade and they drop right off. No soaking, no residue, no nitro widget, and great looking bottles.
Please do not use these bottles. They are actually not as sound as you would imagine. Many also have flaws or visible bubbles cast into the glass.
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