Another beer date thread.

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by whiskey, Jan 19, 2013.

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  1. whiskey

    whiskey Aspirant (270) Feb 25, 2012 California
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    I've read many times on BA that Julian is used for SN and Lagunitas beer and that the first three digits are the day of the year it was bottled and the fourth digit was the last digit of the year. So if it was bottled today, the first four would read 0183.

    Why does my 2013 Ruthless Rye Julian date show 2356 as the first four digits? The entire number is 235610702 and another number on the same bottle 2356107:03.

    I also find things on the net like this when I do a search, confirming this:
    http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_do_you_read_Julian_dates_on_beer


    WTF am I missing????
     
  2. taxman

    taxman Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2012 Illinois

    When I read the caption I thought that you took you beer on a date. Never mind.
     
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  3. Ri0

    Ri0 Poo-Bah (2,297) Jul 1, 2012 Wisconsin
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    You can figure out SN with this
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  4. whiskey

    whiskey Aspirant (270) Feb 25, 2012 California
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    Thanks fellas, I feel stupid now. Didn't think to check their site.
     
  5. jhartley

    jhartley Poo-Bah (2,272) Aug 22, 2010 Florida
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    Question answered, close the thread.:)
     
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  6. Derranged

    Derranged Devotee (462) Mar 7, 2010 New York

    Anyone know the bottling date code for Kulmbacher EKU 28??
     
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