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Old 11-28-2012, 05:43 AM   #1981
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Mostly for aesthetic reasons. Just looks cool. Side note, I too am originally from the Monterey area. 8th & Main in Carmel specifically.



 
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:51 AM   #1982
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Mostly for aesthetic reasons. Just looks cool. Side note, I too am originally from the Monterey area. 8th & Main in Carmel specifically.
Main?


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Old 11-28-2012, 05:58 AM   #1983
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Sorry. 8th & Scenic. My family always just called it Main. Not sure why, but it stuck.

 
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Old 11-28-2012, 06:01 AM   #1984
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Put together a few tonight, not sure about the font on the last one though.


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Old 11-28-2012, 06:56 AM   #1985
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I generally like oval-shaped labels as opposed to the wrap-around rectangular ones. Might try doing a rough multicolor paint job on my bottles instead of printing off labels each time.


It's a pumpkin samurai, not a knight though. More for concept.

Putting the QR code on labels is a neat idea.

 
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:11 AM   #1986
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Put together a few tonight, not sure about the font on the last one though.
No no dude.... The font is perfect! Go with it!
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Old 11-28-2012, 02:55 PM   #1987
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Some labels for my annual x-mas 6-pack.






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Old 11-28-2012, 03:34 PM   #1988
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Waxed?
Can you explain this to a newbie...
I think a lot of people do it because it looks cool, but it also helps keep oxygen out if you're planning on aging the beer for many years.
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Old 11-28-2012, 03:55 PM   #1989
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I think a lot of people do it because it looks cool, but it also helps keep oxygen out if you're planning on aging the beer for many years.
How would I do this process myself? where would I get the wax?

I plan to store a few bottles for a year or two maybe more
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:16 PM   #1990
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You can get the wax at your LHBS, most likely. Put the pan of wax in another pan of boiling water to melt it. Then dip the bottles in.



 
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