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Old 05-19-2013, 06:55 PM   #1
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I am wondering about the shelf life of a keg at room temperature after being filled with a fresh batch of beer.

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Old 05-19-2013, 07:46 PM   #2
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Did you purge the o2 out?

If its got co2 pumped in and no o2, then you should be fine for a few months. I drink mine too quick to be able to know

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Old 05-19-2013, 07:59 PM   #3
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A keg is just a big bottle if purged correctly. So, just like a bottle, the type of beer will determine how long it should stay good. I've had kegs of stout sitting in the basement for months before they got to the keezer. I wouldn't want an IPA sitting for that long though.

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