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Old 02-03-2007, 04:24 PM   #1
Jan 2007
Pittsburgh, PA
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Anyone have any experience cleaning "labels" printed directly on glass/ceramic bottles? I'd like to grab a few of the fancy Rogue brews (eg. but I want the painted label off before I use it for bottling. Any ideas...?

(BTW -- I'm new to the forum & just returning to homebrewing after a few years hiatus. This seems like an amazing community & awesome resource.)

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Old 02-03-2007, 04:45 PM   #2
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Feb 2006
Austin, TX
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I think the paint is baked into the glass. You will have a hard time trying to get it off. If you figure out a way, be sure to post it.

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Old 02-03-2007, 05:48 PM   #3
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Racine, WI
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Never tried to remove it, I just use them as is.
I think if you balance what your time is worth vs. the cost of buying empty bombers you would be better off buying empties.

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