Does beer become stale?
In respect to this, how long does it take for beer to go stale?
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. It all depends on what your tolerance for those nasty flavors that come with bad beer is.
One may also ask, what can I do with old stale beer? Use these four beer hacks around your house this summer to get the most out of every single drop:
- Remove stains. Next time you spill coffee on the rug during a groggy Monday morning, reach for some stale beer leftover from your Sunday Funday.
- Restore wood.
- Add shine to hair.
- Ward off bugs.
Hereof, can you get sick from drinking old beer?
Drinking beer past the expiration date is not ideal, but in the event that you drink a “rotten beer”, just know that drinking a bad beer probably won't make you sick and it won't kill you. At the most, you can expect a bit of a stomach ache and a slight feeling of disappointment and disgust.
Can you drink out of date beer 2 years?
Typically, beer stored on a store shelf or in your basement (not refrigerated) is drinkable 6–9 months after the printed expiration date. Beer stored upright in a cool, dry space or in a fridge could be find to drink up to two years after the date. The skunky taste is also a sign of beer gone bad.