Beverage

Stand Out on the Shelf with Quality Beverage Labels (Beer, Wine, Distilled Spirits)

Custom Beverage Labels

Admit it. You’ve purchased a craft beer, bottle of wine or even a bottle of water based on the label. So have we, and lots of other consumers. That’s why your beverage label must be flawless. We get it. Our breadth of facestock options and finishes — including gloss, matte, foil, hot stamped, metallic-effect and tactile materials – give you numerous choices to achieve the look you want. With precise color matching and consistency, an accurately sized and balanced label placement, your product will stand out in a sea of choice.

On-time Delivery. You need your labels when promised.  We stick to our commitments to make sure you can do the same with your beverage retail partners.

Beverage Label Functionality. Beverage labels need to withstand moisture, varying temperatures and friction during shipping, handling and consumer use. Additionally, beverage labels must be enabled for lot code printing and private labeling. In the case of water bottles and milk bottles, your beverage label must stand up to a flexible container, requiring proper label material choice.

How we can help. At Columbine Label we make it our business to understand the specific needs of the beverage industry. Our long-standing beverage experience encompasses volume and craft beer maker labels, beer keg collars, wine companies, bottled water suppliers and dairies.

Our Beverage Label Applications: A Few Examples
(we have more, call us if you don’t see yours here)

SHOT 7/22/16 2:51:39 PM - Bruz Beers co-founders Charlie Gottenkieny and Ryan Evans inside the new brewery near 67th Avenue and Pecos in Denver, Co. Bruz Beers is Denver's artisanal Belgian-style brewery, featuring a full line of traditional and Belgian-inspired brews, hand-crafted in small batches. Includes images of Evan's dog 'Cooper' as well who serves as the brewery dog. (Photo by Marc Piscotty / © 2016)

Beer. Label design, color matching, unique materials and bottle application and alignment all work together to create beer labels that get noticed.  For performance, beer labels must use adhesives to stay on the bottle in varying temperature, humidity (including ice coolers) and abrasive handling conditions. Coatings help add protection against scuffing and moisture while providing a glossy or matte appearance that helps colors pop.

Craft Soda and Water. All-natural sodas have a brand flair and personality that needs to be reflected in appropriate label material selection. For example, custom-crafted, artisanal “All-Natural” sodas are highly distinctive and need to be labeled as such.  Bottled waters and soda waters often utilize a clear, clean label look that communicates the purity of the product while enduring the typical rugged conditions that bottled waters endure.

Wine. Aisle after aisle of wine bottles demand that a full quality wine label helps your product standout in a sea of similarity. Your label drives consumer selection. Attention-getting wine labels often employ multiple color designs – like vineyard scenes, requiring precise color matching and consistency (our eight color printing presses produce amazing quality). Premium paper or foils are often selected with unique die-cut designs to create novel labels. Functionally, curved wine bottles require the proper adhesive match to keep the wine label exactly where it should be.

Distilleries (Whiskey, Vodka, Rum / Spirits). Craft distilleries are distinguished via their artisanal beverages and the product labels that reflect unique character.  Creating high quality labels on distinguished materials is our craft.

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Shrink sleeve. Beverage labeling with shrink sleeves is a hot trend and for good reason, the 360-degree, sleek and classy look that seamlessly conforms to the shape of your container. Durability and resistance to moisture and abrasion are added benefits that help beverage labels remain stunning. We’ve got shrink sleeve labels, please call us to learn more.