Anheuser and Busch "born on date"?!

Question: Anheuser and Busch "born on date"!?
AB puts a "born on date" instead of an expiration date, no doubt because they know that most consumers don't know how long a beer stays fresh, including me!. So!.!.!.how long does it take a beer before it becomes "expired"!?Www@FoodAQ@Com

So, how can you tell if beer is stale!? One way is to check the "born on" dates that are stamped on the bottles or cans!. Anheuser-Busch started applying these dates to their products so consumers could see for themselves when the beer was made!. It takes approximately a month's time to make a batch of beer!. Then, tack on an additional week for the packaging and the shipping to take place!. That tells you that beer is approximately thirty-seven days old by the time it arrives at your local store!. Still fresh!? Probably so!. (Since imported beer as to travel much farther to reach store shelves, it's older yet!.) Anheuser-Busch considers its beer to be fresh for four months from the "born on" dates on the bottles or cans, for example!. How long different brands of beers stay fresh actually depends on the manufacturer's own time table!.

But, other than looking at the bottle or can of beer for its "born date", then calculating whether it's fresh or stale by how old it is, there are other ways how to tell if beer is stale or not!. The best way to do this is by pure taste!. You see, even if a beer is within its "fresh, drinkable age", if it didn't come from the manufacturer fresh, then it didn't arrive at the store fresh either!. And, of course, you bought stale beer!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Born on dating is just a marketing scheme to separate Bud from other beers that use the 'ordinary' expiration dates!.

How long a beer lasts depends on the beer!. The stronger and/or hoppier the beer is, the better!. I have barleywines that are decades old and they are increedible!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

It is very dependent on how it is stored!. I have heard six months is about the maximum for most domestic beer, after that it won't taste right!. The fresher the better though!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

my word of advice!.!.!. dont buy AB!, buy a good beer, AB typically make crap, with very few exceptionsWww@FoodAQ@Com

I don't think it matters, I offered my uncle a 2 year old Budweiser once and he drink it with pleasure!. He said there was no difference but he is from West Virginia so!.!.!.!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

he was born on 1839,
company start brewing on 1876!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

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