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Old 05-09-2012, 01:04 PM   #1
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Default Easy label removal on what beers?

Im in need of some more bottles. Ive been buying HARP or Leinenkugel because the labels come off so easy. I want to try something new so if anyone has ideas for me that they know the labels aren't super epoxied on like Sam Adams. The only leinenkugels I like are not available this time of year and HARP is good beer , but I like variety. Plus its a reason to try new brews...


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Old 05-09-2012, 01:13 PM   #2
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Not sure what kind of Sam Adams you're drinking, but those labels fall off the easiest for me. 10 minutes in OxyClean water and they literally slide off the bottles as I pull them out of the bottle.

If you have a Costco membership, the Kirkland brand beers have very easy to remove labels and the beer is pretty damn good for 1 dollar a bottle. I believe their beer its brewed under contract by Gordon Biersch.


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Seems like all the ones that aren't shiney come off pretty easily after soaking in warm water for a while.
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Not sure what kind of Sam Adams you're drinking, but those labels fall off the easiest for me. 10 minutes in OxyClean water and they literally slide off the bottles as I pull them out of the bottle.

If you have a Costco membership, the Kirkland brand beers have very easy to remove labels and the beer is pretty damn good for 1 dollar a bottle. I believe their beer its brewed under contract by Gordon Biersch.
I've found Kirkland to be the easiest by far. Soak in Oxy and the labels slip off the bottle before I even pull it out of the bucket.
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Sam Adams and Sierra Nevada labels don't have a chance against a good soaking in Oxy-Clean. If you turn the label side of the bottle up they will float to the top.
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I just started using oxyclean. So I guess ill soak the 2 case off bottles i have and try that. Been just soaking in water with dish soap.
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I've found that Bell's and Magic Hat labels are easy to remove.
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smithwicks, sierra nevada, and flying fish come off easiest for me, without even using oxyclean
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I just started using oxyclean. So I guess ill soak the 2 case off bottles i have and try that. Been just soaking in water with dish soap.
I have a big red cooler that I pack full of bottles, put two scoops of OxyClean over everything, fill with hot tap water, close the lid, and go do something else for a bit. Nice and easy.


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