Quick Answer: Does Moonshine Need To Be Refrigerated??

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 does apple pie moonshine keep?

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.

Do you have to refrigerate apple pie?

You can keep baked apple pies at room temperature for up to two days. If the pie has been sliced, cover loosely with foil or plastic wrap. Apple pie will keep for an additional 2-3 days in the refrigerator, loosely covered with foil or plastic wrap.

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 moonshine make you sick?

Methanol is highly poisonous and can cause blindness and even death. Most moonshine makers today know to pour off those first drippings from the condenser, also known as the foreshot, but not all of them know or do it.

What proof is Ole Smoky apple pie moonshine?

Ole Smoky’s Apple Pie Moonshine captures the same delicious combination of flavors made with pur apple juice, ground cinnamon, and other spices. at 40 proof its very drinkable and goes down easy, warm or cold.

Can you make moonshine without a still?

According to the feds, it is legal to have a still for decoration, distilling water, distilling essential oils, etc. However, be advised it is illegal to distill alcohol without having either a “distilled spirits permit” or a “federal fuel alcohol permit.”

What is the shelf life of moonshine?

Different flavors will have different life spans. 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.

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