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Cigar City dating

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by teamwiggum, Dec 28, 2012.

  1. teamwiggum

    teamwiggum Advocate (695) Wisconsin Nov 30, 2008 Beer Trader

    I'm wondering how CCB "dates" their beers. Just finished a can of Jai Alai dated 24OCT12 on the bottom. Anyone know if that's a best buy date or a canning date?
     
  2. raczkowski

    raczkowski Savant (420) Florida May 16, 2011 Beer Trader

    its a canning date...seeing the bottling dates on the cans is much easier than on the bottles...i do believe they just started distro on the cans in early fall thsi year so that may have been one of the first few beers canned by CCB.
     
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  3. wscaffe

    wscaffe Savant (390) Florida May 6, 2011 Beer Trader

    That would be the canning date sir.
     
  4. teamwiggum

    teamwiggum Advocate (695) Wisconsin Nov 30, 2008 Beer Trader

    Thanks guys.