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Old 03-04-2007, 03:05 PM   #1
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You can follow my progress on my first batch. I'm guessing it's going to be pretty horrible. I managed to mess it up (after everyone told me it was as easy as making mac and cheese). Hahaha... who knows, I'll let you know if it's any good in a couple weeks.

Anyway, I came up with an idea for a label. I think the red colors should be green colors though, because it seems that a lot of IPA labels I have seen tend to be green (Red Hook, Sierra Nevada). Where as the red makes me think of something more like Killian's.



 
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Old 03-04-2007, 05:17 PM   #3
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Oh, I like it a lot, as well.

Keep the red - nothing says IPAs need to be green. Looks really, really good as-is. I've become a fan of "less is more" lately.
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Old 03-05-2007, 02:10 PM   #4
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very cool!
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Old 03-05-2007, 06:34 PM   #5
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I like the label, looks good. I would say an IPA was probably a decent choice for a first brew. The agressive hop flavors may tend to cover up some of the more common newb issues such as offflavors due to high-temps, etc.

Anyway, I also say keep the red...

 
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Old 03-05-2007, 06:58 PM   #6
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Red is an aggressive color, so it would seem to fit an IPA (in my mind anyhow) better than green.

Nice label!
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Old 03-05-2007, 07:36 PM   #7
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Thanks everyone for your comments on my label! I appreciate it. It has been shrunk down a bit to post on here, but if my beer actually turns out drinkable and I get these labels done I'll post some pictures of them on the bottles.

 
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Old 03-05-2007, 08:32 PM   #8
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That is really nice, very professional looking.
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Old 03-07-2007, 02:31 PM   #9
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Anyone know of any sticker vendors that don't have a limit you have to meet and that are affordable? I think vinyl stickers would be awesome. Has anyone tried this?

 
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Old 03-07-2007, 03:31 PM   #10
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Nice label. What software did you use.
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