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Old 04-06-2010, 03:46 AM   #1
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I have a mead that I'm hoping to bottle in the next month or so. Here's my try at a label. It's an odd size because I'm printing on an unused panel of a label I use constantly at work, so I get them for free this way :-)



What are your thoughts?

I'm also thinking of bottling at 2 or 3 different levels of sweetness by backsweetening. I'm trying to figure out how to convey the sweetness graphically so it can be read and interpreted easily- think the spiciness thermometer on a jar of salsa. Any ideas?

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Old 04-06-2010, 04:57 AM   #2
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you could convey the level of sweetness by the amount of combs filled in an open faced honeycomb? Like empty combs for not sweet, half filled for medium and full filled for sweetest?

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Even filling in random amounts of the comb pattern in the background of your label could work, no need for a separate comb-meter! haha

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Old 04-06-2010, 12:26 PM   #4
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Nice. I dig.

Kind of a generic name though, eh? What about 'Bee Pee Mead"?

Seriously, nice work!

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Ok- Here's an idea for the sweetness level-



It's a simple mead, so I'm fine with a simple name

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I like it!!!

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Nice!

Or should I say, "Sweet!"?

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Rev that's exactly what I was thinking

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I added the text description as well, as I'll be giving out some of these as well.
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