The way these breweries print their dates is always subject to change. We have determined these dates from the best of our abilities. Although most will be accurate we cannot guarantee total accuracy. Please let us know if you recognize a change in their dating process so we can update our records.
Hair of the Dog: They use either the year as a vintage or a batch code that you can find out the brewed & bottled date on their website. (sources say the don't update regularly)
Hale's: They use a bottling date which is located on the outside of the cases boxes. Format is MM/DD/YYYY.
Half Acre: They use a packaging date on their cases. The code on the cans is the manufacturer's code, not Half Acre's.
Hardywood Park: They usea vintage dates on some of their beers.
Harpoon: They use a best by date which is laser etched on the bottle. Format is MM/DD/YY. Some of their beer seem to have a Julian bottling code which is a 3 digit number stamped on the neck.
Hatuey: They use a Julian date code that is stamped on the shoulder of the bottle.
Hawaii Nui: They use a born on date which is date stamped only on the cases.
Heater Allen: They use a bottling date on their bottles, will eventually be on all their future beers.
Heineken: They use a coded four-character bottling date. The first digit is the year and the remaining three are the day of the year. For example, 9063 is the 63rd day of 1999.
Heretic: They use a bottling date which is located on the left side of their labels. Format is MM/DD/YY followed by the batch number.
Hermitage: They use a bottled/packed on date on both their bottles and cases.
Heavy Seas: They use a best before date which is the Month and year and they are notched on the bottom of the front label.
High & Mighty: They use a bottled on date that is clearly marked on the label.
Highland: They use a bottled on date. It will be a date burned in the glass on the bottom of the side under the label. Shelf-life is recommended at 90 days but it can last longer. Format is MM/DD/YY.
High Point: They use a best before date which is on their cases and bottles, the date is 6 months from packaging. On their keg labels, it's 3 months.
High Water: They use a bottling date in the format of MM/DD/YY on all bottles between the neck and the shoulder of the bottle. Also cases are stamped with the date before they are palletized.
Hill Farmstead: They have a date on some of their bottles.
Hinterland: They use a bottling date which is located on the cases as well as inside the four-packs.
Hook & Ladder: They uses a best before date which is a Julian date code.
Hopworks Urban Brewery: They use a bottling date. From information we have seen the brewer states that show one date in the lower left side: 0909 1009 1109 1209 (month/year). Currently they removed a line from the hash marks on the left side of the bottle. IPA, DOA, Stout, Pale: Start counting hash marks 2nd from the top, missing hash is the month the beer was bottled. Secession: Top two hash marks are blue, count the green hash marks from the top, missing hash is the month the beer was bottled.
Horny Goat Hideaway: They use a bottling date which is the Julian date.
Hubert: They use a bottling date.