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ronjer

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can a half barrel last a couple months in a kegerator possibly before going bad? Seems like it is a long time to me. I've personally never had one last more than a week before being empty (with help...of course).

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My buddy nursed a keg of Sam for close to 4 months, tasted good until the end. I've got an Ipa that was delicious at 6 months old.
 

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It really depends on what kind of beer it is. Higher ABV can actually continue to get better with age. There's no reason why even a lighter beer couldn't stay drinkable for up to a year.
 

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I just took my 2003 Old Bog Water barleywine out and put the 2005 on tap.
 
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