Do You Need To Refrigerate Moonshine??

Moonshine — regular or flavored — does not require refrigeration, but its longevity can be increased by refrigeration.

In addition, light and heat can impart subtle changes to the flavor of the liquor, which is why it’s a good idea to keep it in a cool, dark place out of direct sunlight.

How long can you keep homemade moonshine?

How long does flavored moonshine last? If you can and seal them, the should last up to two years. Once you open them, I’d say about 3 months in the refrigerator.

Does moonshine go bad?

Although standard moonshine will never spoil no matter the amount of time you store it, flavored moonshine is a different story and has the potential go bad over time. Even once you open a jar of flavored moonshine, it will last for several years before becoming unsafe to drink or losing its taste.

Can you store moonshine in the freezer?

Since moonshine is legally made/taxed in places one will assume this theoretical stuff is legal/taxed. You store it in the freezer or a cool dry place and it’ll last forever. You put it in the freezer overnight and it freezes you got screwed, good shine won’t freeze.

Does Apple Pie Moonshine have to be refrigerated?

Tightly secure with lids and refrigerate. Tip: This apple pie moonshine tastes better with age and can be refrigerated for up to 6 months.

How long does Ole Smoky Moonshine last?

Generally they will last two years unopened and about six months after opening. They will generally last longer if you store them in the fridge after opening as well. Our Shine Nog, Mountain Java, and Tennessee Mud will have a shorter life span however since they are cream based.

Can moonshine make you go blind?

One common concern with moonshine is lead poisoning, which has been linked to blindness. Today the most common cause of blindness from drinking is methanol. Methanol, otherwise known as methyl alcohol or wood alcohol, can damage the optic nerve and even kill you in high concentrations.

Why is moonshine dangerous?

One of the risks associated with making and drinking moonshine is creating or getting a hold of a batch that is laced with methanol. Methanol is a potential byproduct of the fermentation process and its presence in a wash is a legitimate danger.

What proof should Moonshine be?

The biggest difference between proofing and brewing hydrometers is the scale. The brewing hydrometer is used during the mash process and can measure up to a mash with a potential alcohol of 20% ABV. Proofing hydrometers are used for proofing moonshine and can measure up to 200 proof or 100% ABV.

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