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Offline lelo

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Inventory with an expiration date for all the ingredients
« on: January 30, 2022, 12:47:58 PM »
It would be very nice if I could set an expiration date for every ingredient...hops, grains, adjuncts, etc. and and see this date in the Inventory.

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Re: Inventory with an expiration date for all the ingredients
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2022, 01:23:15 PM »
There's really no set shelf life for brewing ingredients. Though some have Best By dates, the actual date they reach a point that they aren't useable, for whatever reason, depends largely on how they have been handled and stored. If you choose to use suggested dates or assign expiration dates, you can add them to the product.

You can edit the data for a product by selecting Ingredients/Ingredient type (hops, fermentables, yeast, etc.), and double clicking on the ingredient. Once you've done that, you can add to or alter the value(s) listed.
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Re: Inventory with an expiration date for all the ingredients
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2022, 03:12:47 PM »
Hi Bob,

sorry but it seems to me that you can only add a date to the yeast and not for hops and fermentables.
Also, a date column cannot be added in the inventory.

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Re: Inventory with an expiration date for all the ingredients
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2022, 05:33:24 PM »
Sorry, I meant to type,  "you can add dates to the name of the product." Example: Cascade Hops (2/22)
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Re: Inventory with an expiration date for all the ingredients
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2022, 05:49:30 PM »
^^^ This.
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Re: Inventory with an expiration date for all the ingredients
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2022, 08:08:17 AM »
Thanks.
Not perfect, but good idea.

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Re: Inventory with an expiration date for all the ingredients
« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2022, 08:51:09 AM »
I do the same thing to denote crop year of hops I have in inventory.
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Re: Inventory with an expiration date for all the ingredients
« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2022, 07:04:34 PM »
Same when updating profiles also.
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