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Old 06-26-2009, 06:10 PM   #1
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This beer has yet to be brewed, but I liked the name and I got bored, so lay off. Anyway this bad boy is going to be an IIPA weighing in around 90-100 IBUs and 9% abv...needless to say I'm excited.




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Old 06-26-2009, 06:23 PM   #2
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Oh, I like that. That's badass.



 
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Old 06-26-2009, 08:06 PM   #3
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Oh, I like that. That's badass.
VERY! Clever use of a hop as a grenade...

 
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Old 06-27-2009, 02:28 AM   #4
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Awesome name and label!

 
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Old 06-28-2009, 03:09 AM   #5
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I think the black text is a little hard to make out on the background, I really like the font though. I'd lose the shadow on the text & helicopters; on the text it makes it harder to see clearly, on the helicopters it marrs the hop grenade detail. I think you could make your text stand out & be more legible if you outlined it with white. That's my 2 cents worth. Regards, GF.

 
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Old 06-28-2009, 03:46 AM   #6
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That's sweet, what did you make it on?

 
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Old 06-29-2009, 05:54 AM   #7
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Well that's just downright clever. Also, I agree with whoever said outline the text in white or maybe "hop" green. =)

 
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Old 06-29-2009, 04:55 PM   #8
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Old 06-29-2009, 07:46 PM   #9
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I made it all on photoshop, and actually found the font from the Apocalypse Now movie poster and used that. I'll make a couple revisions to it...after I'm done trying to figure out how to make an actual hop grenade.
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Old 06-30-2009, 03:26 AM   #10
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That has potential to be one of the coolest labels I have seen here in a while. I would put either a light stroke on the font, or an outer glow.

Good work by you.



 
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