Ranger Creek: They use a bottling date on all their bottled beer.

Real Ale (TX): They use a best consumed by date. From information we have seen the brewer states that all of their bottles are marked with a “best consumed by” date on the back panel and the cans are stamped on the bottom with the same date.

Red Brick: They use a bottled on date. Format is month/day/year.

Red Hare: They use a canning date. 

Red Hook: They clearly show the bottling date.

RedHook: They clearly shows the bottling date. MM DD YY format. The 12-pack sampler box has a packaged on date on it. Same MM DD YY format. 

Red Lodge Ales: They use a bottling date. Written in black ink on the side of the bottle, just below the label.

Red Oak (UT): They use a best before date which is stamped on top of the 12 pack case. Format is MM/DD/YY on a white sticker.

Red Rock: They use a bottling date on their beers.

Reuben's Brews: They use a born on or bottling date.

Revolution: They use a packaged on date on their beers.

Right Brain: They use a bottling date.Their cases are stamped with this date.

Rising Tide: They use a born on date. For example: 100BORN072212. This means this is batch 100 and was ready to drink on July 22, 2012.

Rivertown (OH): They use a bottled on date which is stamped on cases only.

RJ Rockers: They use a born on date on the bottle. It's in a white box above the UPC code.

Rock Art: They use a bottling date. For all their bottles, it's notched on the side the month it was packaged and the numbers on either side show the year, odd numbers equal odd year like 2009 even numbers equal even years like 2008.

Rockmill: It has a batch number on the bottom of the bottle that tells them internally what date it was bottled.

Rocky Coulee: They use a born on date. From information we have seen the brewer states that their bottled beer has a date stamped on the case boxes giving the born date. Example, Mar. 24, 2010.

Rubicon: They use a bottling date on their old labels. There was an etching on the left side of the label in the MM/DD/YY format. The new labels have no freshness info.

Rush River: They use a bottling date. Month and week are notched on the side of the label.

Russian River: For both the Blind Pig & Pliny the Elder, there is a bottled on date. Format is MM/DD/YYYY. For their Belgian style brews & barrel aged beers, there is a batch number that you can enter on their website to get more info on that beer.