Labeling bottles?

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Eric Mott
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Labeling bottles?

Any fellow bottlers have any tips on labeling bottles and keeping them straight? Ive never brewed so frequently as I am now and I'm looking for a solution. You can only fit so many words on a bottle cap, so anyone know of labels that easily pull/wash off? Or anyone have a system they use worth sharing? 

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I know that some people use

I know that some people use gelatin(sugar free Jello) as adhesive.  Comes off easily with warm water.

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I've done it by laser

I've done it by laser printing the labels, cutitng them out, and then just dipping the paper in sugary milk (1 cup milk stir in 2 tbsp sugar untiul it s mostly dissolved)

For the labels https://www.beerlabelizer.com has a bunch of designs that you can customize. BUT teh more ornate and curvey the more you keylining skills with an exacto knife will come into play, start with a rectangle :)

Once you get it just right save the image as a PNG, open word and create a table (or use tools->labels) and insert the image in the table cells and print.

 

Matt Omura
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To get them straight, line up

To get them straight, line up the label ~ 1cm away from the seam on the bottle. It would seem like it looks wierd to have the seam close to the front of the bottle, but it looks good. If you want to learn more about finishing beers with caps, labels, wax, bottles, etc... let's do a workshop!

 

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+1 on the milk idea.  I've

+1 on the milk idea.  I've used just a bowl of plain milk, painted it on the back of labels and you have plenty of time to stick it on, and adjust to line it up.  When it dries its perfect, though you might need a damp rag to wipe off a drip here or there. 

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Using glue sticks (like the

Using glue sticks (like the ones children use) is easy and the labels just fall off when you soak it for a minute.