Is a fridge the best way to cellar?

Discussion in 'Cellaring / Aging Beer' started by BottleCaps80, Aug 21, 2013.

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  1. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Zealot (592) Jan 12, 2013 Iowa
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    I currently have two small dorm fridges that I use for cellaring the beers i want to age/sit on, as well as chilling beers that I plan on drinking within days/weeks.

    My question: is aging beers at fridge temps for long periods of time (months to years) detrimental to the beer in any way. In other words, are there any advantages to aging at "cellar" temps, as opposed to fridge temps? Any styles that age better at a particular temp?
     
  2. stupac2

    stupac2 Zealot (518) Feb 22, 2011 California
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    It'll be fine.
     
  3. Hanzo

    Hanzo Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2012 Virginia

    The colder you store the more it acts as a preservative. So there is no problem with it at all, though some will say it impedes the "aging" process.
     
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