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.
Wachusett: They use a best before date which is located on the left hand side of the front label, the month is notched The date is 4 months from bottling.
Wagner Valley: They use a production date which is printed clearly on cases boxes only.
Wasatch Beers: They use a Best Enjoyed By date on their bottles. Format is MM/DD/YY.
Weeping Radish: They use a bottled on date. From information we have seen, the brewer states that they stamp the date that the beer is bottled on the case box but it is not on the individual bottles. Their beer is best within 3 months of the bottling date.
Westbrook: They use a bottled on date on all their bottles/cans.
Weston Brewing Company & O'Malley's Pub: They use a best before date. From information we have seen, the brewer states that they have best before dates on our year-round packaging. It is on the six packs with a stamp on the top of each on Drop Kick and Cream Ale. Most of their seasonals do not have this due to their limited availability.
West Sixth: They use a brewed on date stamped on their cases only.
Weyerbacher: They use a bottled on and best before date. The top date is the bottled on date, the one below it is the "freshest by" date.
White Birch: They use a bottling date. From information we have seen the brewer states that the date is clearly presented on the front of the bottle for every batch. They spell out the dates as month or season and YYYY.
Widmer Brewing: They clearly show the bottling date.
Wild Heaven: They use a packaging date. Cases have a sticker with the Julian date code.
Wild River (OR): They use a best before date. From information we have seen the brewer states that it is on the edge of the label there should be a small notch cut in the month of the best before date.
Wild Wolf: They use a bottled on date on their cans and their bottles.
Williamsburg: Has a bottling date on their bottle. Ex: 30JUN12.
Wolaver's: They use a bottling date on the outside of each case and 12 pack and on each bottle near the shoulder slope in yellow ink. From information we have seen the company says their beer is good way past 6 months from bottling date.
Wolf Beer: They use a recommended before date.
Woodstock Inn: They use a best before date. From information we have seen, the brewer states that it is on the side of the face label of the beer bottle and it stamped on the mother carton for the case of beer. Most beers have a 6 month shelf life except the Wassail which has 1 year. For their kegs, they use a born on date with 90 days after that.
Wormtown: They use a bottling date. Month and year are noted but unsure if only on the case or the bottle as well.