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Old 01-27-2007, 04:51 PM   #1
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Hey everyone. This is my first post here, and I just wanted to thank everyone for creating such a terrific resource.

I bottled my first homebrew ever just yesterday. It was the Brewer's Best kit IPA. While I do feel slightly guilty assigning my own name to a kit beer, I am still very proud and excited and figured I'd try to come up with a name and label.

Let me know what you all think! (There are two versions...one just has the side borders). Aside from the poll, any additional comments would be appreciated. Thanks.





I think the one with the sides may look better on the bottle.

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Old 01-27-2007, 05:04 PM   #2
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I like it with the sides, if of course you are going to added text to it, with brewing, location, brewer info and the likes. But, you could also use the plain one and add a small label to the back for that as well.

Either way you go, its a good label.

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Old 01-27-2007, 05:04 PM   #3
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The image of the old Shure Mic rocks!

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Old 01-28-2007, 04:24 AM   #4
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sides, and put a funny surgeon generals warning or something in it

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I voted no sides, but that's me--I'm plain.

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Old 01-28-2007, 05:27 AM   #7
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Thanks for all your responses. I'm torn between wanting to be simplistic but not TOO simplistic. I like the sides, but I also don't want the clutter of a ton of extra text. I'll keep playing around with it and see what I come up with.

It's what's on the inside that counts, right?

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Old 01-28-2007, 01:08 PM   #8
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hey the cool thing is you can make it what ever you like. i like the no sides look, but if you want to make it with side and put information about yourself and the beer and may make for a ease of reading. but nice job on your first label

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Take the mike off and put a drum kit on it! No just kiddin...I like the boarders, and the colors look great. I wouldn't gussie it up too much more.

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I Love the sides. what would it look like if you had the same consistant stripes that are in the Mic photo as well as the sides?

Just a thought. I really like that label though

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