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Old 12-15-2012, 06:56 AM   #41
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Depends on the brewery for how easy the labels come off. New Belgium and Sam Adams are a piece of cake. Sierra Nevada, Odell's, and Madison river are a pain.

I've had luck with using goo gone after soaking in hot soapy water for about 20 minutes.

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Old 12-15-2012, 11:45 AM   #42
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Oxyclean soaks with steel wool pretty much take care of bottles. For bottles like corona with the markings on the bottle directly, I heard that a soak in a 5X normal concentration of starsan (1oz/gal) will do the trick.

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Old 10-11-2016, 06:36 PM   #43
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Anyone have a way to remove labels that the ink likes to come off or label disintegrates when using PBW? Specifically Dark Horse Brewery labels, I am working on collecting labels of various beer I drink to use in a Bartop design I have planned and Dark Horse seem to disintegrate or tear so easily.

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