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Old 12-04-2012, 07:18 PM   #11
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voodoocurt, those labels of yours are great looking!

I'm thinking about labeling a few of my American Brown ales that should be ready in a week or two to give to a few friends around the holidays. The Avery labels seem like an easy way to do it.

I never label bottles of my own as I don't care to remove labels from a bottle more than once, but for gifts to others, I like the idea.

 
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Old 12-04-2012, 07:52 PM   #12
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Yea. Don't trust your memory. We recently brewed four batches (all the same wort) and used different yeast to compare. We had four different kinds of caps and figured we could easily tell them apart. After 3 weeks everybody remembered the cap codes differently. Should have just used lables like smart brewers would.
Or take a sharpie to the caps

 
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:04 PM   #13
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+1 sharpie the caps
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:43 PM   #14
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I only bottle, and I reuse my stock. I have no interest in continually removing labels for cleaning, but it is nice to have some sort of marking so I know what's what. I've been using the sharpie on the cap method, but even that gets old. I've been thinking about just getting a pricing gun and being done with it. A simple batch code or battling date is all I really need.
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Old 12-04-2012, 10:15 PM   #15
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I only bottle, and I reuse my stock. I have no interest in continually removing labels for cleaning, but it is nice to have some sort of marking so I know what's what. I've been using the sharpie on the cap method, but even that gets old. I've been thinking about just getting a pricing gun and being done with it. A simple batch code or battling date is all I really need.
I use a round Avery label on the cap. I print brew name , brew date, alcohol content , bottle date and drink date

 
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:27 PM   #16
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I use a round Avery label on the cap. I print brew name , brew date, alcohol content , bottle date and drink date
Do you know which avery labels they are. A amazon link would be great
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Old 12-10-2012, 04:02 PM   #17
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I believe these are them on Amazon
http://www.amazon.com/Avery-Removabl.../dp/B0009JQ2JA

 
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Old 12-10-2012, 04:18 PM   #18
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I use a Dymo label printer, and just slap the new labels on top of the old ones. After I get four or five piles on top of each other, I usually try to rip. the stack off and start over.
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Old 12-10-2012, 07:04 PM   #19
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Old 12-11-2012, 12:55 AM   #20
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Here are two examples that I now will now have to destory one at a time.
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