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Food Storage - How long can you keep...

ENERGY DRINKS, COMMERCIALLY CANNED OR BOTTLED, SOLD UNREFRIGERATED - OPENED

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2-4 days

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  • How long do energy drinks last once opened? The precise answer depends to a large extent on storage conditions — keep opened energy drinks refrigerated and tightly closed.
  • How long do energy drinks last in the refrigerator once opened? Energy drinks that have been continuously refrigerated will keep at best quality for about 2 to 4 days after opening.
  • Are opened energy drinks safe to drink after the "expiration" date on the bottle? Yes, provided they are properly stored and the bottle or can is undamaged - commercially packaged energy drinks will typically carry a " Best By," "Best if Used By," "Best Before", or "Best When Used By" date but this is not a safety date, it is the manufacturer's estimate of how long the energy drinks will remain at peak quality.
  • How can you tell if opened energy drinks are bad or spoiled? If energy drinks develop an off odor, flavor or appearance they should be discarded.
  • Discard all energy drinks from cans or bottles that are leaking, rusting, bulging or severely dented.

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