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Old 10-12-2006, 04:33 AM   #1
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HumboldtHomeBrew Here, new to HBT, does any have a surefire way to remove label from store-bought beer bottle. and I mean [I]really[I] get all the paper and adhesive off.
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Old 10-12-2006, 04:38 AM   #2
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Welcome!

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/showthre...emoving+labels

That thread should help. I usually do an oxyclean and water soak, but heck, sometimes just warm water will do it. Good luck, and welcome aboard!

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Old 10-12-2006, 06:15 AM   #3
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Oxyclean, warm water, a bathtub, and time is all ya need . . . depending if you do 3 cases at a time like I do the bath tub may not be neccessary
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Old 10-12-2006, 12:47 PM   #4
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I use a cooler. A couple days in oxyclean and they fall right off....
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Old 10-12-2006, 01:04 PM   #5
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I use a dishtray, some oxyclean, and warm water. Whatever doesn't peel right off after 12 hours or so, I use a product called goo-gone (available at Target and probably Wal-Mart) that will take any remaining adhesive right off.
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Old 10-12-2006, 03:30 PM   #6
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i just soak my bottles in my sink with warm water. then after about 30 minutes i peel off what i can with my fingers, and scrub the rest with a dish scrubber brush
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bleachwater for a day or 2 gets most of them loose or even completely off. then i use a scraper for some of the more stubborn labels.
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I soak the bottles in hot soapy water for a couple of hours and what doesn't come off after the soak,comes off with a scotch brite pad. So far I haven't met a lable I couldn't remove.
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Old 10-12-2006, 05:42 PM   #9
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15 minutes or so in a one step cleaner soak seems to do the trick for most bottles. I'm becoming more and more convinced that one step is the same thing as oxyclean...
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Old 10-12-2006, 05:55 PM   #10
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anyone got any help with printed bottles? (ie redstripe)


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