Cold to Warm to Cold Beer
Expert: Ed Westemeier

Hello, I am just wondering if my beer is still okay to drink. I bought it cold, kept it in a cooler over a weekend (almost 2 weeks ago now)and then I forgot about it in my cooler which has been sitting in my house for about a week and a half now. For that week and a half, it has been warm. I am wondering if I can put it back in the fridge to cool and it will still be okay to drink? I hope this makes sense. Sorry it is kind of confusing.

Relax, it's absolutely fine.
The only time you have to worry about heat damaging the flavor of beer is when it gets so hot you wouldn't be able to handle it yourself. Like leaving it in the car on a hot summer day.
As long as it hasn't been exposed to those kinds of temperatures, it will be as good as when you first brought it home from the store.

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