As one of the strongest alcoholic beverages, moonshine does not expire, though light, heat, and air can change the characteristics of an opened bottle over time.
Flavored moonshine, which contains sugar, is less shelf-stable but can last several years after opening.
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.
Is Everclear and moonshine the same thing?
We’re going to improvise. You see, moonshine is around 180 to 190 proof, or about 85% – 95% pure alcohol. The closest legal thing you can get is Everclear which is sold in both 151 proof and 190 proof. In other words, you can buy legal alcohol that is the exact same thing as illegal moonshine.
How long is moonshine good for?
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.
Can Apple Pie Moonshine be at room temperature?
Place all the ingredients in a clean bucket, stir, and let it sit overnight, covered, at room temperature. Store the moonshine in covered mason jars or bottles at room temperature or in the refrigerator. The higher proof versions will stay good for a few years. The 38 proof one should be consumed in 2-3 months.
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.
Does flavored moonshine freeze?
It all depends on the temperature. 100 Proof moonshine will freeze at -25.2 degrees Fahrenheit. So yes, Moonshine can be frozen, however, most home freezers do not get cold enough to actually freeze it.
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 kill you?
Ethanol contains two carbon atoms and is somewhat toxic (it’ll kill you if you drink enough of it, so pace yourself) whereas methanol contains one carbon atom and is highly toxic (can cause permanent damage to the optic nerve and death even in fairly low doses, pacing won’t help, best to avoid altogether).
Can you drink ethanol?
Fuel grade ethanol may contain dangerous impurities and should never be consumed. Ethanol (C2H6O), the alcohol in alcohol beverages, sometimes just called “alcohol.” However, it is toxic to drink. Methanol (CH3OH), sometimes called “wood alcohol,” is highly toxic.
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