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Old 09-03-2010, 12:09 PM
 
Location: San Antonio/Houston
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Depends... if you are going by the book or by the nose...
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Old 09-03-2010, 12:44 PM
 
Location: On this planet most of the time
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What about leftover beer that has been opened?
I have been known to drink leftover beer in my mispent youth
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Old 09-03-2010, 12:46 PM
 
Location: East Valley, AZ
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I ate it. It passed the sniff test and the visual test. Taste wise, it tastes fine! I was so hungry I had to eat it...the alternative was not pretty! I have 6 hours left at work today, so I'll let you know if there are any side effects
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Old 09-03-2010, 01:16 PM
 
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What about leftover beer that has been opened?
That's fine, just check for butts first!
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Old 09-03-2010, 01:29 PM
 
Location: Valparaiso, IN
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If it's been refrigerated continuously, smells and looks okay, I'd go for it. How long it would last would be affected by the temperature of the refrigerator (which would be affected by how often it is opened). Our fridge at work is set very low (just above freezing), and stuff lasts quite a while in it. Part of my lunch today was left overs from a picnic I had at my house last Saturday.
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Old 09-03-2010, 01:50 PM
 
Location: Beautiful N. C.
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As long as it had been refrigerated and you have a good fridge it could stay at least 6 days without a problem. I made mac. and potato salad on Monday and it is just fine today, dh will finish it tonight with chicken for dinner, if there is any leftover then the garbage disposal will eat it.
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Old 09-03-2010, 02:08 PM
 
Location: In an empty place.
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I think that if it is too old then just give it to your spouse just kidding
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Old 09-03-2010, 02:26 PM
 
Location: S.A., Texas ~ Home of the HUD secretary farm~
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I know from experience if you haven't tightly covered that open beer..toss it!
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Old 09-03-2010, 02:28 PM
 
Location: S.A., Texas ~ Home of the HUD secretary farm~
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That's fine, just check for butts first!
If left outside check for liquored up bees inside!! Nothin' meaner than a drunk bee it will sting your damn lip off!
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Old 09-03-2010, 02:49 PM
 
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If left outside check for liquored up bees inside!! Nothin' meaner than a drunk bee it will sting your damn lip off!
Owwwwwww
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