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Old 10-18-2011, 02:06 AM   #1
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Default New Labels - Alberta Brewing Co.

Well the name is tentative, since I haven't registered it. My wife and I live in the "Alberta" neighborhood and I have used the "ABC" acronym for my first few batches below. I think I enjoyed the design process as much as the brewing, although I run the risk of the actual product being a let down this early into my HB obsession I have printed these onto HP "flyer and brochure" paper and they look great on InkJet. I have seen a few comments about bleeding. I might even invest in a cheap laser from Costco and do it right. These are using a 5" x 3.75" size which seems to sit nice on 22 ounce bottles.











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Old 10-18-2011, 02:19 AM   #2
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Wow man. Amazing labels. hope the beer is half as good as the labels. Well done.

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Old 10-18-2011, 02:04 PM   #3
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What software do you use? Great job btw!

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Old 10-18-2011, 03:29 PM   #4
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Thanks. Adobe Photoshop CS4 plus Google image search, and lots of fonts.

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What's the Neal Dow and Autumn font? Great labels.

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Old 10-18-2011, 04:22 PM   #6
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Visually striking, great colors, great fonts - excellent job. Your beer better be good.

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What's the Neal Dow and Autumn font? Great labels.
I am using P22 Cezanne for both of those fonts. It came with a huge adobe type library and there are dozens of other, beautiful handwritten typefaces.
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Those are some fine looking labels! I especially like the Hat Trick
I also liked the irony of naming a beer in honour of a prohibitionist.
Regards, GF.

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