The Brewer’s Cut

Long Trail Brewery is currently closed to the public for dine-in and outdoor service. Food, beer and CBD products are available for curbside, contact-free take Wednesday through Sunday from 12pm to 5pm. We are monitoring the situation and taking this time to make updates to our facility and point-of-sale system. While there’s no date in stone, expect outdoor service to begin in August. Our brewery is located in Bridgewater Corners at the junction of Rte. We’re 2. Click here for directions. We are currently closed to the public for dine-in and outdoor service.

Frequently Asked Questions

So, we thought that we would make them accessible to you for immediate answers and time spent more productively for all. A: Unfortunately it is against the law for us to mail or ship beer directly to customers. You can reference our Beer Locator to find some near you! Q: Do you fill personal cornie kegs?

After the code date passes, the beer’s profile will begin to move toward malty flavors as the hop flavors soften and maltiness comes up. Here is the.

The above picture shows the dates codes that will be printed on all 12 ounce bottles. The top line beginning after the letter “L” which stands for lot indicates the date and time that the beer was bottled. The letter indicates the bright beer tank from which the beer was packaged. We currently have six bright beer tanks that are lettered A-F.

The second line of the code is the best by date. The bottle pictured was filled on October 31, at am from bright beer tank E. The best by date is May 29, This picture shows the date codes we use on ml bottles of Smokestack Series year-round and seasonal beers.

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements

Dogfish Head? Where did that come from? Do you have food at the brewery? Not just any food, beer-centric food.

There are no stupid questions, just stupid people asking them. That’s why it’s good to take a gander at our FAQs. Then, if you still have a question (or simply want.

There are no stupid questions, just stupid people asking them. Then, if you still have a question or simply want to profess your love , contact us. We read all of the questions, comments, and concerns that come our way and respond as soon as humanly possible. So slap on those sweatpants or leggings and experience Flying Dog from your couch, porch, kitchen table, or a dark closet and use our beer locator to find a retail store near you with our Beer Finder.

For additional questions, please reach out to Kristin at kristin. At the stroke of midnight, look east. The sounds of the night will cease, the wind will shift, and then it will all become clear. Or, you can enter your zip code in our Beer Finder. Want to know the date your bottled bundle of joy came into this world? Flip your Far Side calendar back days. Our Gonzo Imperial Porter and Horn Dog Barleywine can be aged for several years if stored in cellar conditions cool, dark…basically where Buffalo Bill would kindly ask that you put lotion on your skin.

If you are not satisfied with one of our beers, we want to know about it.

Beer Freshness: Not Just a Number

B eer is typically best enjoyed as fresh as possible. There are, of course, some exceptions to this rule and a handful of beer styles might actually get better with a little aging — an experiment that I caution you to pursue at your own risk — but for the most part, fresh is best. Drink a pale ale directly from your local brewery then find a three-month old version at your liquor store.

For all other beers, code is on the shoulder of the bottle with an inkjet printer indicating the date and time that the bottle was filled. Example: B6, 10 = the first.

Put BeerDates. Belgium the bartender slipped you a past-date beer? Got a mobile phone with a web browser? Use wap. The way distribution breweries print new dates is always subject to change. We have determined these dates from the best of beer abilities.

Beer has a freshness date: Here’s how to spot it and what to know

Date marks give a guide to how long food can be kept before it begins to deteriorate or may become unsafe to eat. The two types of date marking are use by dates and best before dates. The food supplier is responsible for placing a use by or best before date on food. Foods that must be eaten before a certain time for health or safety reasons should be marked with a use by date.

If Deschutes is new in your area (NJ, IN) our Beer Finder may not be up to date yet as we work on adding new stores across those states. While we are doing so,​.

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Our Commitment to Freshness

As with wine and champagne bottles, beer and ale were bottled in a relatively limited array of bottle shapes. Beer and ale, being carbonated known as “pressure ware” in the bottle making industry , pretty much had to be contained in cylindrical heavy glass bottles since such a shape is inherently stronger than other shapes – all other things being equal, e. Beer bottles were of thick glass also since they had to be able to survive extensive post-bottling handling and use since these bottles were typically re-used many times, as evidenced by extensive base and side wear to many examples.

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So check the date code on the shoulder of the bottle before you buy, and if it’s expired, earn craft beer karma by reporting it here.

Available Beers : Our beer lineup changes throughout the year as we bring on new variety packs, seasonals, and just tapped beers. Donation Requests : We are all about supporting our community and feel strongly that the most important thing we can do aside from making damn tasty beer is to honor our core value of helping to build a healthier society. Event Sponsorship : Our events team is busy busy! When we receive an event sponsorship inquiry, we pass it right along to our events team who will be in touch with you if your event is a possibility for this year.

Our Beer Finder is fed from an inventory system we do not control of the results. If we distribute in your state and you are having trouble finding your favorites or if you are noticing expired beer on the shelves near you, we will pass your message along to our team in your area who will look into this. How can I get Deschutes beers if I do not live in one of the states listed above? We suggest hopping in the car and driving to the nearest state where we distribute or calling a friend who lives in one of the states above and asking them to ship some your way through a legal mailing option.

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