Y November: Things like this? Some of the more fresh malty flavors have receded a bit and the yeastier notes have started to become more prominent with stronger notes of anise, vanilla, and sarsaparilla like tones. If you subtract 3 years, you can find out the bottling date. The beer had a depth and breadth of flavors that I had never experienced before. The first 26 days are represented by the alphabet with the remaining days listed as:
That being said, that is definitely a legit bottle.
Definitely a lot milder than the fresher ones that I've had but still a fantastic beer. But its true that they don't label each bottle. They have other offerings like a blonde which probably wouldn't hold up quite as well. I think lots of us are confused by bottled dating codes. By the time I finished that bottle, I only craved more. I have one that says 08 and one that says nothing. Local Beer Recommendations old thread older thread.