Question: What does best by date mean on beer?

Can beer “go bad”? No, beer has no use by date, meaning it is safe to drink well past the best before date. Beer wont be dangerous to drink, but the taste of the beer will deteriorate over time. How you store your beer will also affect the taste.

Does beer go bad after best by date?

Beer typically lasts for six to nine months past the expiration date on its label. If the beer is refrigerated, it can last up to two years beyond the expiration date.

How do you read the best by date beer?

First line has 3 digits followed by a space, then one more digit. The first three digits represent the day of the year, last digit is the last number of the year. Ex: 135 3 would be the 135th day of 2013 (May 15).

Can you get sick from drinking expired beer?

Expired alcohol doesnt make you sick. If you drink liquor after its been open for more than a year, you generally only risk a duller taste.

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