About the online training How to handle with beer: Craft beer fans can spend whole afternoons earnestly discussing different varieties of hops and the perfect flavor profile to pair with a chargrilled burger, but what about beer storage? While this topic may not be as sexy as cracking open a fresh Belgian or imperial stout and reviewing its taste, it’s fundamentally important if you hope to get the best flavor — and the longest shelf life — out of your collection of cans and bottles. Whether you love microbrews or are a die-hard macro lager drinker, knowing how to store your beer will make your drinks last longer and taste better when you’re ready to open them.