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Old 07-09-2009, 11:36 PM   #1
PirateScott
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Hi all! Here is my first label for my first batch of beer I brewed earlier this year. I just started my second batch (a tripel) and am continuing the pirate theme throughout my beers. Whacha think?



 
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Old 07-09-2009, 11:39 PM   #2
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Very nice, could be commercial. The only thing I might do is make the surgeon general thing smaller and add something about the beer. Its like reading the back of a cereal box.



 
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Old 07-09-2009, 11:41 PM   #3
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True, make it more personal eh? Great idea!

 
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Old 07-10-2009, 01:40 AM   #4
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Nice work with the graphics, especially the barley-sword. Pretty darn professional! But since you're not selling it I'd replace the gov't stuff with some info about what went into the beer/what it tastes like... In pirate-speak, of course.

 
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Old 07-10-2009, 04:17 AM   #5
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Excellent.. One of the better ones that I've seen!!
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Old 07-10-2009, 04:21 AM   #6
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Wow, that really is a great label!
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Old 07-10-2009, 04:35 PM   #7
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Thats a great label, I agree with making the surgeon general stuff smaller, don't think you really need a description they can be cool but they are all the same.
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Old 07-10-2009, 05:43 PM   #8
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Great label! What software do you use to make these?

 
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Old 07-10-2009, 06:34 PM   #9
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Sick power, that looks legit.

 
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Old 07-10-2009, 08:04 PM   #10
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Great label! What software do you use to make these?
Although I'm not the original poster, I made mine with Adobe Photoshop, you just need to know a few tricks to bump them up above the flat and bland looking ones.

Most people do a solid color background and solid color text, but patterns and outlining is what makes it look more professional.


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