How do you label your kegs?

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Re: How do you label your kegs?

Postby MaltnHopsrGood » Wed Jun 26, 2013 10:15 am

Monster Mash wrote:I have a card printer so I print the information on credit card stock and zip tie it to the lid....

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Re: How do you label your kegs?

Postby snitramc » Sat Jun 29, 2013 3:16 pm

I just use a few dry erase markers and write the beer and keg date on the side of the keg (when very dry). The marker stays on fairly well as long as I don't rub too hard. After a few days it is difficult to rub off. But it washes off easily when I clean the kegs with PBW.
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Re: How do you label your kegs?

Postby nchachula » Wed Oct 08, 2014 6:36 am

I used to use blue tape and write on them with a sharpee pen. However I found this website that sells custom beer labels http://www.icustomlabel.com. You can customize then to say what ever you want and there are no minimums. I tested them out and they hold up VERY well. I put them on a few kegs and had them sit in ice buckets for hours and they didn't smear or peel off.
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Re: How do you label your kegs?

Postby pclemon » Tue Oct 14, 2014 12:19 pm

I ended up buying a box of the manila shipping tags. Putting labels on the side of the kegs wasn't working since with them stored side by each the only way to see what was in a keg was to lift it out. The tags on the string tied to the handle or the lid work great. Only issue was the cost of a box.... but they'll probably last me 10 years.
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Re: How do you label your kegs?

Postby Brewtime » Tue Oct 14, 2014 1:20 pm

I use Blue painters tape and a sharpie pen. loop the tape through the handle and press the sicky sides together and write the beer and kegging date.
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Re: How do you label your kegs?

Postby Bgrant » Tue Oct 14, 2014 3:46 pm

I use a sharpie to write on a piece of duct tape. I put the piece by the handle so when I'm looking down on the keg I know which keg I'm swapping lines to/from.
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Re: How do you label your kegs?

Postby tookalisten » Tue Oct 14, 2014 4:13 pm

Drew -
I like the idea of the blue painters tape - I may steal that.
It would work better than my 3M yellow sticky - they sometimes fall off if they get wet.
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