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    Gels in refrigerator or no?

    I have a couple of multi-serving bottles of hammer gel (16 or 20 ounce container, or whatnot).

    Do I need to keep these refrigerated once they are opened, or does it not matter?

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    Nutrient agar that is used to grow bacteria shares several of the same ingredients in energy gels.

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    Depends on the water activity, or rather, how much sugar there is in the product. IOW I have no idea, just thought I'd throw out some cool words I learned in food safety class.

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    if you're gonna use 'em within the next three months, no need to store in the fridge.

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    Check the label. You may not need to. Honey, for example, has similar consistancy but requires no refrigeration.

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    Quote Originally Posted by superslomo
    I have a couple of multi-serving bottles of hammer gel (16 or 20 ounce container, or whatnot).

    Do I need to keep these refrigerated once they are opened, or does it not matter?

    The clif multi use packs say to refrigerate after opening...

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