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HellFish75 08-11-2011 03:52 PM

Blue Ribbon Malt Extract
 
I have a 3lb. un-opened Jar of Blue Ribbon Malt Extract. It was my grandfathers and I was trying to get some info on this. I called Premier Malts, and they said they have never seen a jar, only cans. They told me it must be 50 or 60 yrs. old. Any help?

Revvy 08-11-2011 03:55 PM

Do you want to know about the extract or the jar? We have a thread on the extract http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f37/prem...extract-69019/

But I doubt you'll find any info on the jar here, if even premier knew nothing about it. It might be on a collector's site.

Revvy 08-11-2011 03:56 PM

There's one on craglist for 40 bucks.

http://lincoln.craigslist.org/atq/2504090584.html

Found that by googling.

http://images.craigslist.org/3n23k93...a728831fd1.jpg

HellFish75 08-11-2011 05:36 PM

Thanks for the info, i tried ebay and other sites, but no jars. interesting you found that on craigslist. There is a 4 digit # on the side I hope is a packaging date, 3960.

krackin 12-08-2012 08:31 PM

I think the number means it is good until the year 3960. I used to make some brutal brews with that stuff when I was not quite legal, cans only though.

jimsnewbrew 12-11-2012 02:34 PM

I would bet that 3960 means the 39th month of 1960.

unionrdr 12-11-2012 06:45 PM

I remember that stuff,but I'm pretty sureI saw cans. A collector might pay a decent buck for it.

Shooter 12-11-2012 06:49 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jimsnewbrew (Post 4671408)
I would bet that 3960 means the 39th month of 1960.

Did they have more months in a year back then?!?!?

unionrdr 12-11-2012 07:22 PM

Proving once again that if you remember the 60's clearly,you weren't there! :D Or maybe 3/9/60?...might not be julian dating. Always thought he was a lil strange...:drunk:

krackin 12-11-2012 07:35 PM

LOL! Good stuff. Y'all must have used Blue Ribbon by the sounds. Maybe we can get a class action brew going.


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