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radarsock
beers 1223 º places 112 º 01:11 Sun 6/10/2012

Wow, good job.

 
bitbucket
beers 2166 º places 63 º 12:53 Sun 6/10/2012

I blogged it here.

As I mentioned in the blog, if you want to contact Patrick for design, graphics, photography work, just scan the QR code on the back of the bottle. It works. Or contact him at:
http://www.patrickernzen.com/

 
pat_ernzen
beers 8 º 13:33 Sun 6/10/2012

Thanks for the plug, man! Really appreciate it.

And I had no idea the QR code would photograph well enough to actually work, haha. That’s very cool. And I’ll be posting pics of the porter in just a bit. Was going to shoot it last night, but had to peel some bottle labels to make it nice and matching.

 
pat_ernzen
beers 8 º 15:23 Sun 6/10/2012

Some Chipotle Imperial Robust Porter shots.
http://desert-motors.com/random/fhb-porter-1.jpg
http://desert-motors.com/random/fhb-porter-2.jpg
http://desert-motors.com/random/fhb-porter-3.jpg

Personally, I’m really pleased with how this one came out. Kind of hard to photograph, though, sine it wraps so far around the bottle.

 
pat_ernzen
beers 8 º 15:25 Sun 6/10/2012

And a sort of glory shot of both designs.

http://desert-motors.com/random/fhb-group-shot-1.jpg

Does a pretty good job of illustrating how they tie into each other, though pretty different in feel/impact individually.

 
JK
beers 6296 º places 420 º 15:35 Sun 6/10/2012

Both labels look great. Good work.

 
bottleforager
beers 3208 º places 63 º 16:07 Sun 6/10/2012

Wow love the rustic woodblock look to these. Great job, these are very appealing to me and Im a beer label snob that went to ahht skool !

 
pat_ernzen
beers 8 º 16:39 Sun 6/10/2012

Thanks, guys. And, yeah, I’m a bit of a label snob, myself. Though, I try not to be. I sometimes wonder how many bad beers I’ve drank due to a good label and how many good beers I’ve passed up due to an awful label... you can’t judge a book by its cover, but a good cover goes a long way, IMO. :P That being said, Russian River uses Comic Sans... haha...

 
pat_ernzen
beers 8 º 01:04 Sat 6/16/2012

Mentioned I was making some logo concepts for a local club. Don’t know if they’ll use either or if I’ll be involved at all in the end, but thought I’d share for anyone that’s curious.

http://desert-motors.com/random/sbc1.jpg
http://desert-motors.com/random/sbc2.jpg

As for those that are still waiting to hear back on messages they sent, I WILL get back to you. It’s just been a hectic week.

 
pat_ernzen
beers 8 º 16:19 Sun 7/1/2012

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