Bottled On vs. Best Before

As a follow up to my post on beer expiry, it got me thinking about a lack of industry standards as to how to communicate the freshness of a beer. Some beers will put a clear best before date, some will put the bottling date, some will use a convoluted date coding system you need …

Beer Expiry

"It's okay, someone will buy it eventually." That's the response I was given to pointing out expired beer on a shelf of a liquor store on Vancouver Island. Granted, this was in an area of the Island where craft beer is not as desired as in others (yes, those places do exist), but I was still …