For general knowledge of food
Brewed sausage do require always refrigeration
up to 4°. They last as long as 21 days in refrigeration
Air dried sausage do require cooling
under 15°. They last under 15° almost 1 year.
Please, do cool down sausage and dried meat as instructed. otherwise you can get some serious long term bacterial problem in your stomach.
Recommendable are air dried sausage like salami, chorizos, dried beef, dried ham, air dried bacon etc. There are plenty types of air dried stuff you can store...