Should I pay any attention to my beer's 'born-on' date?


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Author's Note: Should I pay any attention to my beer's "born-on date"?

Before researching this article, I wasn't aware of all the nuances in making a proper beer purchase. I'm a sucker for sales and eye-catching displays, not to mention a fantastic label. I guess it's time to be more conscientious about the condition of the beer I purchase, as well as how it's stored once I return home.

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  • Knecht, Bruce. "The Search for Fresh Beer." Wall Street Journal. Jan. 28, 2006. (July 6, 2014) http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB113840213423658649
  • Professor's House. "Shelf Life of Beer." 2013. (July 6, 2014) http://www.professorshouse.com/Food-Beverage/Beer/Articles/Shelf-Life-of-Beer/
  • The Kitchn. "Past Its Prime: Does Beer Ever Expire?" (July 6, 2014) http://www.thekitchn.com/past-its-prime-does-beer-ever-119437

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