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A BA page listing breweries that bottle date?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by teamwiggum, Mar 29, 2013.

  1. teamwiggum

    teamwiggum Member

    Location:
    Wisconsin
    This may be an old topic but is there a chance of seeing something like this in the future?
  2. RochesterAaron

    RochesterAaron Member

    Location:
    New York
  3. nuckbuc

    nuckbuc Member

    Location:
    New York
    Google fresh beer only you'll find what you need
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  4. Sudsday

    Sudsday Member

    Location:
    Texas
    how about something that helps derive the bottle date from the best by date for the breweries that use that method?
  5. wordemupg

    wordemupg Member

    Location:
    Alberta (Canada)
  6. Sudsday

    Sudsday Member

    Location:
    Texas
    but it doesn't, take deschutes for example...

    'Deschutes: Shows the best before date as month (but not year). Also uses a best after date on their Reserve Series.'

    tells me deschutes thinks its fresh but gives me no way to know how fresh it is compared to other options.
  7. trbergman

    trbergman Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    Which is out of date, because Deschutes does date best before MM/DD/YY.



    Maybe so, but even if two breweries provide bottled on dates it can still be comparing apples to oranges. Three month old Pliny is past dead; Three month old Double Jack is sublime.
  8. wordemupg

    wordemupg Member

    Location:
    Alberta (Canada)
    Fair enough, I suppose I've seen IPA's with BB dates 2-5 years after bottling and if you didn't know that as buyer you might think a brews much younger then it is. That being said I still think papat444's site is the best overall reference for a beers age> the > is a capitalized .
  9. cavedave

    cavedave Member

    Location:
    New York
    I would say not a chance, this site tries to advocate for craft beer in general. Fresh Beer Only is as good as you are gonna get (thanks papat444 for keeping it so up to date!)
  10. drtth

    drtth Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Bottle date isn't more useful since you still need to pay attention to the style of the beer and the type of bottling line in use at the brewery.

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