New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby ercousin » Tue Apr 05, 2016 12:26 pm

Pub Style wrote:And a quick follow up from our earlier post today.

We weren't lying when we said we were continuing to find solutions... :D

The brewery will continue to tweak as needed.

And, just to confirm, the date on the cans (and cans out there in the market) references the PACKAGED ON date.

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That looks great!
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby FEUO » Tue Apr 05, 2016 2:07 pm

Pub Style wrote:And a quick follow up from our earlier post today.

We weren't lying when we said we were continuing to find solutions... :D

The brewery will continue to tweak as needed.

And, just to confirm, the date on the cans (and cans out there in the market) references the PACKAGED ON date.

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I applaud you and the team's move to correct this issue. Looking forward to buying Canuck and the others again.

While I don't need my IPAs to be less than 10days old, if I can't read a date it may as well be 10 months old.
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby Hendextall » Tue Apr 05, 2016 6:06 pm

I picked up some cans of Octopus on Sunday here in London. Most of the dates were illegible, but one looked to read March 21.
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby gordonpeterwiebe » Tue Apr 05, 2016 6:53 pm

yeah, I had trouble reading the octopus dates... but, it's moving so quickly It's pretty much guaranteed to be fresh if you find one!
pro tip: if the cans are still in the case - they stamp the cases with the date as well.

and, really enjoying this tank ten release - the beer itself as well as the fact that it's in a can and not a bomber.
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby S. St. Jeb » Tue Apr 05, 2016 7:17 pm

Pub Style wrote:And a quick follow up from our earlier post today.

We weren't lying when we said we were continuing to find solutions... :D

The brewery will continue to tweak as needed.

And, just to confirm, the date on the cans (and cans out there in the market) references the PACKAGED ON date.

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Given the context, I know what date is being expressed, but if I found this on a shelf sometime in June, I wouldn't know if it was April 5 or May 4. Suggest you use the format yyyy-mm-dd
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby Masterplan » Tue Apr 05, 2016 7:37 pm

S. St. Jeb wrote:
Pub Style wrote:And a quick follow up from our earlier post today.

We weren't lying when we said we were continuing to find solutions... :D

The brewery will continue to tweak as needed.

And, just to confirm, the date on the cans (and cans out there in the market) references the PACKAGED ON date.

Image


Given the context, I know what date is being expressed, but if I found this on a shelf sometime in June, I wouldn't know if it was April 5 or May 4. Suggest you use the format yyyy-mm-dd


Or May 16, 2004...
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby Napalm Frog » Tue Apr 05, 2016 8:18 pm

Had last of stock of Octopus from Spadina/Dundas today, date was so blurry it was illegible as heck but OMG tasted fresh. Worth a grab if anyone can find some.
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby El Pinguino » Tue Apr 05, 2016 9:06 pm

I guess its not mandatory for beer, but ya...the official packed-on and best by formatting is YYMMDD in Canada, with the MM actually being 2 letters so as to avoid any confusion at all.

But ya, compared to my Octopus cans, that looks great...
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby CoolB » Thu Apr 07, 2016 7:03 pm

Picked up a few Headstocks in Niagara Falls today with a 04/06/16 brew date. Also noticed they've changed the colors a bit on the can again. It's a darker tone now.
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby Masterplan » Thu Apr 07, 2016 9:20 pm

CoolB wrote:Picked up a few Headstocks in Niagara Falls today with a 04/06/16 brew date. Also noticed they've changed the colors a bit on the can again. It's a darker tone now.

I assume you meant 'canning' date?
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby S. St. Jeb » Thu Apr 07, 2016 9:44 pm

new at TBS

Clocktower Kolsch in 473 ml cans
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby CoolB » Fri Apr 08, 2016 5:45 am

Masterplan wrote:
CoolB wrote:Picked up a few Headstocks in Niagara Falls today with a 04/06/16 brew date. Also noticed they've changed the colors a bit on the can again. It's a darker tone now.

I assume you meant 'canning' date?

Yes sir. Although it'd be nice if it was brewed 2 days ago.
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby matt7215 » Fri Apr 08, 2016 8:02 am

CoolB wrote:
Masterplan wrote:
CoolB wrote:Picked up a few Headstocks in Niagara Falls today with a 04/06/16 brew date. Also noticed they've changed the colors a bit on the can again. It's a darker tone now.

I assume you meant 'canning' date?

Yes sir. Although it'd be nice if it was brewed 2 days ago.


as someone who drinks 2 day old beer weekly I can assure you that you dont want to drink 2 day old beer. it tastes a lot better when its fermented out, dry hopped and packaged IMO
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby CoolB » Fri Apr 08, 2016 9:44 am

I assume you meant 'canning' date?


Yes sir. Although it'd be nice if it was brewed 2 days ago.


as someone who drinks 2 day old beer weekly I can assure you that you dont want to drink 2 day old beer. it tastes a lot better when its fermented out, dry hopped and packaged IMO


LOL this is "literally" getting outta control
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby Craig » Fri Apr 08, 2016 9:57 am

Carbonation is a nice touch too.

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