Ss Brewtech’s Biggest Baddest Holiday Giveaway Ever!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > Keeping beer in kegs
Thread Tools
Old 01-05-2013, 12:30 AM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Oakland, CA
Posts: 22
Liked 2 Times on 1 Posts

Default Keeping beer in kegs

I've found a couple of threads here about specific beers and how long they remain good (and that's obviously subjective) in kegs at say 40 degrees and under pressure. "Best before 60 days" seems like a sort of conservative consensus.

Since I'd like to ultimately get some variety going, but can only drink so much, what beers would be good choices to keep a bit longer in those conditions? I'd like a variety anyway, and I would guess IPAs would be towards the shorter life, stout longer. What about say a Cal common? Would it last longer than say a pale ale?

Or am I overthinking this?

rob211 is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-05-2013, 12:34 AM   #2
Senior Member
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: oakland, california
Posts: 3,262
Liked 157 Times on 147 Posts
Likes Given: 89


if it's a hop forward beer time is not on your side. i try to kick my hoppy kegs in under 30 days even if it means giving growlers away to my neighbors.
eastoak is offline
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Keeping kegs cool over a long weekend Qeelin Bottling/Kegging 17 05-29-2013 02:18 AM
Michigan Keg Laws - Keeping Kegs Joeywhat General Chit Chat 7 11-27-2012 07:06 PM
Keeping kegs cool with dry ice? Dirtyoldguy366 General Beer Discussion 6 08-22-2012 02:52 PM
Keeping up with the beer RedGuitar Label Display & Discussion 11 12-13-2010 09:32 PM
Keeping beer in keg without carbing Atticmonkey Bottling/Kegging 9 12-27-2009 10:23 PM

Forum Jump

Newest Threads