News Ballast Point starting to can.

Discussion in 'Beer News & Releases' started by Rekrule, Dec 5, 2012.

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  1. MichaelBigbone

    MichaelBigbone Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2012 California

    Good stuff. I'm in California. Cans have been a favorite go to for me!
    Best is the sculpin, but all the brews are good.

  2. ThatFatBeerGuy

    ThatFatBeerGuy Initiate (0) Oct 11, 2013 California

    Is there a formula for converting Julian date codes to Gregorian dates, or do I need to download another app on my phone?
  3. TheElbow

    TheElbow Initiate (0) Sep 3, 2013 California

    Seems like it's YY-XXX, where XXX is the number day of the year. So 13001 would be Jan 1, 2013 (the first day of the year). 13365 would be Dec 31, 2013.
  4. ThatFatBeerGuy

    ThatFatBeerGuy Initiate (0) Oct 11, 2013 California

    I got that part, but I was thinking it'd be nice to have a formula or something where I can put a Julian date in and come out with a Gregorian date.

    I guess since beer expiration isn't a concrete date, approximations work well enough by counting backwards in 30s to mark off months. All such as: "Okay, the date is 13237. Count 365, 335, 305, 275, 245. 5 months before December 31. So, mid-August 2013."
  5. Hendrick24

    Hendrick24 Crusader (715) Sep 6, 2013 Wisconsin
    Beer Trader

    A quick google search will bring up PDF charts that make it easy to convert from one to the other.
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  6. jroberts8811

    jroberts8811 Devotee (446) Jan 19, 2013 Missouri
    Beer Trader

    why the fuck cant they just print "enjoy by" like any civilized brewer?
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