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Can I re-cork a beer bottle?

Yes, you can do this just like a bottle of sparkling wine. It should keep the beer for a couple of days, but not forever. Sometimes the corks don't work great, so I would buy a Champagne bottle ...
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Why would an aged beer explode?

I've been homebrewing and winemaking for almost 25 years and there are 3 reasons why a bottle might explode. Too much sugar for the secondary fermentation in the bottle. Homebrewers do this ALL THE ...
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Pronunciation of Abt (as in St. Bernardus Abt 12)

Abt is abbot in Dutch. You can hear a couple people pronounce it on Forvo, but in the States I'd just say abbot. The top two examples are German. If you scroll down there is one Dutch speaker. For ...
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Why would an aged beer explode?

Not knowing much about the beer but the 30 second Google search - I will try to give insight as to why this may happen. I've noticed this was a Trappist beer. As such, there is probably as much yeast ...
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Is it possible to invest (long-term) in beer?

You can't. At least not like wine or whisky. It is different from wine because: The price increase of wine is based on the vintage. If you a bottle of wine of a high-priced vintage, it increases in ...
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Sediment in expired Belgian Beer

Sediment and cloudiness are common characteristics of many beers from that area, they aren't a sign of whether it is gone off or not. It may be okay to drink or it may not, it depends how it's been ...
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Sediment in expired Belgian Beer

Yes, it's ok to drink. Belgian beer usually has a lot of sediment to begin with. I've aged Belgian beers for several years. Some taste quite good with that amount of age. It's up to you if you want ...
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Sediment in expired Belgian Beer

Don't worry about the sediment, most of it will be yeast and if the beer was preserved properly it will still be alive. It's up to your personal taste to add it or leave it in the bottle. When I ...
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Selling after best before date (Belgium/Netherlands)

There's no law infringements in selling beers with past Best Before Date. EU allows it. A new regulation is awaited by 2021, but the direction is to avoid food waste. Best practice should be the ...
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Where to find the Leffe Brune (and other Belgian beers) in South London

If I want to find a beer, I use the Untappd app. Link to the beer is here: https://untappd.com/b/abbaye-de-leffe-leffe-brune-bruin/5941 If you load it up in the App (certainly on Android), you can '...
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Can I re-cork a beer bottle?

After opening the bottle the beer will begin to oxidize and degrade in quality, so flavor will begin to suffer shortly after opening. Pressure will not continue to build in the bottle from ...
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Why would an aged beer explode?

Any beverage that is "bottle conditioned," with active yeast, has the possibility of this happening. In most cases, the yeast will be limited by either - Fermentable sugars already being depleted (...
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Beer like Grimbergen Blanche

If You do enjoy Grimbergen Blanche You should definitely try out some Blanc 1664. It is light white beer - cold one is best choice at hot summer! As for me, the one in the bottle is better (like all ...
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