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UPC & EAN Codes

This is my running collection of bourbon-related UPC and EAN barcode prefixes. UPC prefixes in the USA are 5 characters, started appearing in the late 1970’s, and became prevalent on labels around 1985. International EAN prefixes are 6 characters and appear more frequently on export bottles starting in the late-1990s.

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