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Typos/Spelling Errors on Beer Labels

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by jmgrub, Jun 6, 2013.

  1. As far as I know, Hair of the Dog's Fred and Fred from the Wood still have the word "Buoyant" misspelled (lower left of the dog)... although that's not a common/easy word to spell anyway...
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  2. WankelEngine

    WankelEngine Savant (345) Illinois Mar 28, 2011

    No, they very much mean Undead. It's part of the marketing... Zombie... Apocalypse... Undead...

    Also, I wouldn't call ZD an IPA. It's just a fairly hoppy pale ale.
     
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  3. weatherdog

    weatherdog Savant (490) Illinois Nov 7, 2007

    That's a stylistic choice in remembrance to some obscure philosopher that you probably haven't heard of.
     
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  4. ONovoMexicano

    ONovoMexicano Poobah (1,265) New Mexico Jun 14, 2012 Subscriber Beer Trader


    Are you sure this wasn't a truncation of accelerating? They were 'celerating the anniversary 'cuz they couldn't wait.
     
  5. jivex5k

    jivex5k Advocate (660) Florida Apr 13, 2011

    I think your sarcasm detector is on the fritz!
     
  6. robwestcott

    robwestcott Advocate (685) Indiana Nov 3, 2008 Beer Trader

    heehee. yeah. i'm sure. but that's a damn good planation, regardless.
     
  7. Coors ARTIC Ice
     
  8. CassinoNorth

    CassinoNorth Advocate (580) New Jersey Apr 5, 2013 Beer Trader

    Proudly brewed in New Jesery

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  9. No, it depends on the origin of the whisk(e)y. For instance, Scotch and Japanese Whisky will never use the "e" but American and Irish Whiskey will always use the "e." The plural form of the word also follows the nationality rule: whiskeys for whiskey and whiskies for whisky. It always depends on the nationality.
     
  10. superspak

    superspak Poobah (1,285) Michigan May 5, 2010 Beer Trader

    Not on the bottle, but the 4 pack. Brewed with an abundance of flaked oaks

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  11. roger617

    roger617 Savant (420) Indiana Jun 1, 2013 Beer Trader

    haha, oh no! The 'celerating' edition was solely the first batch released. I'm familiar with the production of these labels, and this typo was fixed for the 2nd batch that made it to the bottling line.
     
  12. StuartCarter

    StuartCarter Savant (495) Alabama Apr 25, 2006

    Correct. It is extremely annoying when EN_US dictionaries insist that "whisky" is incorrect.
     
  13. eandersen

    eandersen Aficionado (150) New York Jan 13, 2012

    Oh god not the ZD IPA vs Pale Ale debate again.
     
  14. bpasquini

    bpasquini Savant (285) California Feb 26, 2013

    Saw one of those in a bottle shop yesterday and it gave me a good laugh haha
     
  15. Not spelling per se, but Bush Ambrée (or Scaldis in some places, I believe) is labelled "Premium Belgium Beer", which is pretty awkward English.
     
  16. Three Floyds has typos/misspellings on their labels all the time. Of all of their misgivings, this might be the one that bothers me least.
     
  17. jmgrub

    jmgrub Savant (475) California Nov 20, 2010


    This is the very error that I mentioned in my OP.
     
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  18. MetalMountainMastiff

    MetalMountainMastiff Savant (440) California Oct 1, 2012 Beer Trader

    When I first saw this one, I assumed it was so noticeable that it was done on purpose. Like a word they were trying to coin.
     
  19. Spelling is really interesting when toasted. Damn, that doesn't look right, etc. And to you other post I wanted to say, "they're, their, now just calm down".
     
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  20. TongoRad

    TongoRad Poobah (1,045) New Jersey Jun 3, 2004 Beer Trader

    I'm going to have to play the bad eyes card and say I'm not getting this one.
     
  21. sacrelicio

    sacrelicio Advocate (635) Minnesota Feb 15, 2005

    Bell's Oracle says "DIPA Ale" right on the front.
     
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  22. jesskidden

    jesskidden Champion (810) New Jersey Aug 10, 2005 Subscriber

    In yellow, black background, above "FLYING" - Jesery.

    Maybe a better jpeg:

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  23. Hell, I'm with you. Now I see, like a hawkeyed editor, my beloved "Jersery". Jersery sounds like some type of vice. Jersery: usury with lower interest rates, but with implication.
     
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  24. TongoRad

    TongoRad Poobah (1,045) New Jersey Jun 3, 2004 Beer Trader

    Thanks. Jeez- it's even in his comment. I would make such a lousy copy editor.
     
  25. jesskidden

    jesskidden Champion (810) New Jersey Aug 10, 2005 Subscriber

    Yeah, it took me awhile after I read about it and then grabbed the bottle I had in the beer fridge.

    I always think of this in such a case:
     
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  26. OregonHopmonster

    OregonHopmonster Savant (330) Oregon Jan 15, 2011 Beer Trader

    That was on purpose. You cannot trademark a geographic place name, so they spelled it without the first C figuring no one would notice or care anyway.
     
  27. Curatorial aplomb.
     
  28. Gunboat82

    Gunboat82 Savant (335) Massachusetts Jul 3, 2012 Beer Trader


    Geez, there are two other typographical errors in the same excerpt.
     
  29. MisSigsFan

    MisSigsFan Advocate (655) California Mar 2, 2013 Beer Trader



    Such a shame for such an amazing looking label.
     
  30. Looking at my bottle. I have no idea what makes you think this.
     
  31. Mothergoose03

    Mothergoose03 Champion (875) Michigan May 30, 2005 Subscriber

    I don't know what two 'other' errors that you have in mind, but, as a grammar purist, I'd say that there are three more besides the 'oaks' error.
     
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  32. markextrae

    markextrae Savant (305) Netherlands Apr 22, 2013

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    bottle says 75cl. while it's a 33cl bottle :p
     
  33. mcrago

    mcrago Savant (405) Indiana Oct 6, 2012

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    (In my best Homer Simpson voice): Mmmm, cramel....
     
  34. Gunboat82

    Gunboat82 Savant (335) Massachusetts Jul 3, 2012 Beer Trader


    I was looking at "lovers" and "cinnamon colored."
     
  35. Lare453

    Lare453 Champion (975) Florida Feb 1, 2012 Beer Trader

    On the latest batch of California brandy hunahpu they spelled barrel with one r...
     
  36. DaKur

    DaKur Savant (400) Rhode Island Nov 15, 2012

    Hey, everyone drinks on the job. Don't hate!!! lol
     
  37. Mothergoose03

    Mothergoose03 Champion (875) Michigan May 30, 2005 Subscriber

    I'll add 'fresh roasted' although that one could go without a hyphen.
     
  38. well... you got to have the casuals so not to crowd the good stuff the industry offers. you know surprisingly the beer community is very, very akin to the video game community in this respect. Bud Light and Corona... Call of Duty and Madden... same sort of thing
     
  39. And technically, an "and" before "sumatra."
     
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  40. Gunboat82

    Gunboat82 Savant (335) Massachusetts Jul 3, 2012 Beer Trader