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jjtj

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How long does a home brew generally last in a keg or a bottle before it goes bad?
 

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Long enough. Unless you're planning on drinking them at the rate of 1 per year...

From what I've read they can last for years, I opened my last bottle of my first brew (extract brown ale) after 8 months and it had developed a poor flavor, everything before that (up to 6 months) was great!
 
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I was just wondering because I am looking into doing larger batches and filling the 15.5 gallon kegs with a couple different kinds to keep them on tap in my basement.
 

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I have actually had some home brew that wasn't so tasty after it had been in the bottle for over 2 years... I guess it would depend on the individual beers in question...
 

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With the right style of beer and good sanitation - years. With it on tap it will never be around that long, you would need to hide it somewhere...

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