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Old 05-04-2009, 10:55 PM   #1
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Really sucks.....


Luckily I have a Case of Dog Fish Head 90 min IPA to make it all better.

My first brew is going in the bottles in t-minus 25 clean bottles

wish me luck!!

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Old 05-04-2009, 10:57 PM   #2
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Oxyclean is your friend for label removal. Soak the bottles for a few hours in some oxyclean and hot water and they float to the surface!
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Old 05-04-2009, 11:02 PM   #3
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I will have to give that a try next time. I tried to use goo-gone and it just made everything in my kitchen stink like gasoline and oranges.

 
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Old 05-04-2009, 11:12 PM   #4
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+1 on oxyclean- works great for labels, any any gunk in the bottle.

 
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Old 05-04-2009, 11:19 PM   #5
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My solution: drink Blue Moon. I can get those labels off with just a scrubber sponge. Also delabeling bottles as you drink them is no less work in the long run, but seems easier as it's divided over time.

 
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Old 05-04-2009, 11:26 PM   #6
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In case you need any more convincing. OxyClean OxyClean OxyClean. Hot Water + 30 minutes OR Cold Water + Overnight = Success.
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Old 05-04-2009, 11:28 PM   #7
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An overnight soak is magical!

Oxyclean Free for labels

StarSan for Stone's painted labels

 
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Old 05-04-2009, 11:45 PM   #8
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Does the StarSan work with Rogue's painted labels as well?

 
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Old 05-05-2009, 12:50 AM   #9
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+4 on the Oxyclean. I do 4 day soaks (I am away from home then) and they just fall off. A light scrubbing with a sponge gets off the last gunky bits.

Only label that does not seem to come off is the Amstel Light. But who drinks that anyway???

 
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Old 05-05-2009, 01:08 AM   #10
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My solution: drink Blue Moon. I can get those labels off with just a scrubber sponge. Also delabeling bottles as you drink them is no less work in the long run, but seems easier as it's divided over time.
I thought Blue Moon bottles were twist offs. Am I mistaken?

 
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