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Old 05-20-2009, 06:17 PM   #1
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Default Cauchemar - new label

New label for a belgian blonde ale from the following excellent recipe by BierMuncher...

SWMBO-Slayer

The idea is to brew a fairly potent batch that wives/girlfriends actually enjoy. Quoting BierMuncher...

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My SWMBO loves this beer, but one glass on an empty stomach and she was out like a light at 7:00PM.
Anyway, that's the theme I'm trying to follow here. Comments?

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Old 05-20-2009, 09:06 PM   #2
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Love it! Very reminiscent of a Belgian ale label.

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Old 05-27-2009, 05:15 PM   #3
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Looks okay, but the font on the scroll is too ornate to read clearly.

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Old 05-27-2009, 06:57 PM   #4
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Nice stuff. The font is a little tricky, but I got it...

Cauchemar = Nightmare (If anyone was wondering).

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Old 05-30-2009, 04:49 AM   #5
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I think the ornate gothic font is just a wee bit too ornate. It takes at least 1 reread to get it, and even then you're not sure unless you speak Flemish (?) exactly what the name of the brew is. I like the pic of (presumably) SWMBO passed out from this brew, though I'm wondering if maybe you could zoom in on her about 50% more. The reason being that lovely leg & A$$ are taking up about 50% of the pic, her face is not only nice to look at, but expressive; I think you could capitalize on that.

Now, all that being said, I think you have a nice label as is. I particularly like the framing, the grain & hops, the texturing, and the banner; the color scheme works well too. That's my 2 cents worth. Regards, GF.

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Old 05-30-2009, 06:39 PM   #6
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I was thinking about the name again, and considering it means "nightmare", perhaps a more troubled looking sleeping picture would work.

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Old 06-01-2009, 08:35 PM   #7
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I think it is awesome and you should not change the font. I think it is great!

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