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OldConkerwood

Labelling bottles

Post by OldConkerwood » Thu Nov 10, 2016 8:55 pm

I'm supposing labels are equipment!
does anybody label their bottles, I do it for vanity/Information.
I also put the "Born On" date (Budweiser) on my bottled brews, usually the day I brewed, but does anyone use a different date like when fermentation is complete or the day they bottled it etc.
Just interested to see what's going on out there.
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Re: Labelling bottles

Post by JonoT » Thu Nov 10, 2016 10:34 pm

I too label all my bottles with Name, ABV, Brew number and brew date. I bought special none permeant tables so they just peal off, and have a template on computer for printing.

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Re: Labelling bottles

Post by BenB » Thu Nov 10, 2016 11:52 pm

I sure do! Name of beer, nice picture, ABV, and "condition until date"- tries to help me stop drinking them all before they've flipping conditioned properly! Colour laser printer on polymer easy-peel labels. I bottle each brew with a different colour cap but trying to remember which is which and when they should be opened is too much like hard work...

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Re: Labelling bottles

Post by OldConkerwood » Fri Nov 11, 2016 8:13 pm

Cheers for your info,Jono, Ben, where do you get the peelable labels from will they work with an inkjet printer.pictures sound good for the ones I give away as gifts.
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Re: Labelling bottles

Post by oldbloke » Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:28 pm

Wine, I use neck collars. They're quickly and easily cut from a sheet of A4 - gives 12. I just write on them with a sharpie. And they're readable without removing the bottle from the rack, as they hang down
Beer/cider, I just sharpie something on the cap.

If I want the details, they're on the computer.
It's not pretty, but I'm not putting them in a competition.

I might get some label paper for my printer sometime.
Or I might not.

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Re: Labelling bottles

Post by richard080561 » Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:29 pm

I label the crates rather than each bottle. I include the name I have given the beer, the ABV and the date bottled

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Re: Labelling bottles

Post by BenB » Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:34 pm

I use these

https://www.labelplanet.co.uk/proddetai ... =LP8/99MWR

they're laser only so I do them at work.... there is a word template supplied and I use inkscape to design the labels....

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Re: Labelling bottles

Post by rpt » Mon Nov 14, 2016 9:46 am

I laser print on plain paper and stick on with milk.

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Re: Labelling bottles

Post by Jocky » Mon Nov 14, 2016 10:39 am

BenB wrote:I use these

https://www.labelplanet.co.uk/proddetai ... =LP8/99MWR

they're laser only so I do them at work.... there is a word template supplied and I use inkscape to design the labels....

How easily do they come off?
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Re: Labelling bottles

Post by JonoT » Mon Nov 14, 2016 7:30 pm

I think mine were cheaper and not waterproof but peel very easy when dry and leave no glue. I'll try to find a link....

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Re: Labelling bottles

Post by scotsloon » Mon Nov 14, 2016 7:59 pm

I do the same as rpt with name, SG, FG calculated ABV, bottling date - an A4 sheet gives you 65 labels can't see much point in more than that. I'm not a competition enterer.

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Re: Labelling bottles

Post by Impatient » Tue Nov 15, 2016 11:51 am

Not sure where to go with this, as only for personal consumption, so I am happy just writing batch number on the caps at the moment. -"@ th details are in my phone if I feel the need to check the ABV while I am drinking!

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Re: Labelling bottles

Post by tickle » Sun Nov 27, 2016 12:06 pm

my wife uses a avery software programme for her jams she make
so I will use it to do my labelling
here is the software you can get
also the labels you can get on ebay

http://www.avery.co.uk/avery/en_gb/Temp ... e/Software

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