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Hello Brewers,

This is a first for me and I need some help. I have 4 Growlers filled with beer for an event this weekend that unfortunately has been cancelled due to the impending Hurricane/Tropical storm hitting New England. All were filled with a blichmann beer gun and flushed with CO2. How long will these last in the refrigerator/keezer? Am I SOL and need to drink them or can they last to the reschedule date of next Saturday? Any help would/advice would be appreciated.

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Hello Brewers,

This is a first for me and I need some help. I have 4 Growlers filled with beer for an event this weekend that unfortunately has been cancelled due to the impending Hurricane/Tropical storm hitting New England. All were filled with a blichmann beer gun and flushed with CO2. How long will these last in the refrigerator/keezer? Am I SOL and need to drink them or can they last to the reschedule date of next Saturday? Any help would/advice would be appreciated.

Sammy
Are they all the same beer or different? You could sacrifice/sample one growler the day before the event to see how it held up and use it to decide on whether you want to keep the others or refill.
 

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It's not ideal, but I wouldn't lose too much sleep over it, since they were purged and beer-gunned, assuming they were also sanitized. Competition beers often see fill-to-judge times of longer than a week.

OTOH, if this were a really important event, and I had enough beer, I would probably refill them on the day.
 
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It's not ideal, but I wouldn't lose too much sleep over it, since they were purged and beer-gunned, assuming they were also sanitized. Competition beers often see fill-to-judge times of longer than a week.

OTOH, if this were a really important event, and I had enough beer, I would probably refill them on the day.
Thanks for replying @VikeMan …Yes everything was sanitized, purged, beer gunned and sealed tight and right back in the fridge/keezer. I guess I’ll keep them nice and cold and I do have a small serving growler/keg so I can always add more CO2 when serving time comes.
 

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Throw a "hurricane party" and drink it up. Or just tell the missus that you can't let that beer go to waste and drink it yourself.
 
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