Does beer have expiry date?
The short answer is that yes, beer expires. But saying the beer expires is a bit misleading, it doesn’t actually become unsafe to drink, it just starts to taste unappealing or flat.
How do I read my Canadian beer expiration date?
The pull date is the LAST DAY of the month shown. For Bottles, BBDs are located on the SHOULDER of the bottle. For Cans, BBDs are located on the BOTTOM of the can. These codes are the same on PRIMARY and SECONDARY packaging.
Does Canadian beer have an expiry date?
The question: Does beer have an expiry date? The answer: You bet, though a good Canadian should not be letting beer sit around long enough to warrant the question. A good rule of thumb is about four or five months.
What is the date printed on beer?
The date is usually printed on the can of almost every beer. Breweries believe that beer still tastes the way it did when it was treated properly after this date. Finally, some breweries label their bottles with a best-by date.
When was my beer brewed?
There is no industry standard as to how brewers date their beers, though most use a “bottled on” format. That style indicates when a particular beer was canned, rather than when it is best by. Often, that date can be found on the bottom of cans, on the side of bottles, or on the case itself.
How long is unopened beer good for?
Leaving unopened beer at room temperature will ensure it’s at its best for four to six months on average. After that, the quality will begin to degrade. For refrigerated beers, stored unopened, you have six to eight months of peak taste to take advantage of before the quality begins to slowly decrease.
Does unopened beer go bad?
Beer isn’t like milk. With age, it doesn’t actually expire or become unsafe to drink. Old beer’s taste, however, will absolutely change. But stored properly, an old beer’s effect on your body won’t be different than a freshly packaged beer.