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Quick: Can I Cook With Old Beer?

I want to use beer in my chili but forgot to buy some. The only beer we have in the house is super old (don't ask - I'm talking years old). Basically, I wouldn't drink it. But, can I cook with it? Will the heat kill any bacteria? The beer is a honey nut brown ale.

I want to make the chili tonight but the cold temps don't have me jumping for joy to go out and buy some fresh beer...Help is appreciated!

Hillary
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