Beer dating codes
There actually is no set expiration date on our beer.
Moosehead uses a production code on all of its bottles, cans, and cartons for the Canadian and U. You’ll note that we skip the letter i/I as it looks too much like the number 1.
So in our example above, the beer was packaged on November 20, 2015 at p.m.
Try these two examples – you’ll notice on the can the date and time numbers run together on one line, but on the bottle they’re separated onto two lines.
Pontiled base fragments could also be from later produced "specialty" bottles which are described below.5.Some technological changes were expensive and not adopted by glass makers until it became an "adapt or perish" issue and many glass factories just perished.The shift to the fully automated bottle machine from mouth-blown and some semi-automatic methods in the early 20th century is the classic example (Toulouse 1967, 1969a). The same bottle could have been recycled and reused many times for many years before finally being discarded - entire or broken (Busch 1987).When a likely or known "older" item is found in a known "newer" site it is referred to as deposition lag.An example of this is the finding of a few pontil scarred utilitarian bottles among otherwise late 19th or early 20th century refuse.