AIBU to think it's ok to drink Bailey's that expired 1 year ago??

(22 Posts)
PisforPeter Tue 22-Nov-16 12:31:51

The bottle is unopened.
I was pregnant last Christmas hence it's still in the cupboard grin

LuckySantangelo1 Tue 22-Nov-16 12:34:29

Open it & pour some out. smell it, look at it. If it's off you'll be able to tell.

BuntyFigglesworthSpiffington Tue 22-Nov-16 12:34:57

Check the texture. Curdled Bailey's doesn't sound too appealing.

RatHammock Tue 22-Nov-16 12:35:36

It's probably fine. If it looks and smells alright, bottoms up!

Isn't it a little early in the day though? wink

orangepudding Tue 22-Nov-16 12:35:48

If it hasn't curdled it may be fine.

kali110 Tue 22-Nov-16 12:38:17

I prob wouldn't because of the milk/cream but i know others would grin

steppemum Tue 22-Nov-16 12:39:16

no, definitely not. In fact I'll come and take the bottle away for you. grin

agree with others, it should be fine, alcohol is a preservative

BertieBotts Tue 22-Nov-16 12:39:21

It'll be fine. They keep for months/years so I doubt it will curdle just after a few extra months.

BorpBorpBorp Tue 22-Nov-16 12:50:42

If it's bad, you'll know it, as it will have curdled. It'll probably be fine, but might not last as long as usual once opened. Keep it in the fridge once you've opened it.

Hastalapasta Tue 22-Nov-16 12:52:22

No curdling then you are good to go! Please report back when you have opened itgrin

Mamabear14 Tue 22-Nov-16 12:54:37

I would if it's unopened. I am debating drinking an opened bottle of tia Maria that's been open around 2 years. I had one drink out of it then found out I was pregnant!

clare2307 Tue 22-Nov-16 12:55:34

If it looks and smells ok... (Which I'm sure it will) I would grin

StarOnTheTree Tue 22-Nov-16 13:00:19

I've been drinking from the same bottle of baileys for years I know total lightweight here so I always give it the sniff test each December as I only drink it near xmas. No idea what the expiry date is but it's always been fine.

BarbaraofSeville Tue 22-Nov-16 13:02:57

Sounds like Star might be like me. I had a bottle on the go for years - it was about 5 years out of date when I finished it and it was fine. It even survived a house move, which is how I know how old it is - I remember looking at it and thinking 'I'm sure we opened that in the old house' which was several years previously.

LetitiaCropleysCookbook Tue 22-Nov-16 13:10:25

As pps have advised - rely on your sense of smell and taste buds. Give it a good shake first. I'm sure it'll be fine. Enjoy!

Mummyshortlegz Tue 22-Nov-16 13:13:25

www.baileys.com/en-us/product_company_information.html It's only after two years open or not that it might not be as tasty.

Raines100 Tue 22-Nov-16 13:17:12

I had a bubble bath and a glass of Bailey's from a bottle that had been OPEN a year. It tasted lovely, and I was fine grin

liz70 Tue 22-Nov-16 13:55:09

shock at people who can make a bottle of Baileys last for years!

BuntyFigglesworthSpiffington Tue 22-Nov-16 14:04:04

I love the idea of a years old bottle of Bailey's. Only being dusted off for the death of a monarch or the birth of a child and then solemnly placed back in the cupboard.

StarOnTheTree Tue 22-Nov-16 16:25:15

I know liz Every year one of New Year's resolutions is to drink more but it never happens shock

Ratonastick Tue 22-Nov-16 16:46:25

Bitter, nauseating experience tells me that it will be absolutely crystal clear if you pour a glass of off Baileys. The smell will linger for a while too.

In fairness, I think it had been open for a few years and was at the back of the cupboard where only the desperate venture......

PisforPeter Tue 22-Nov-16 21:40:19

Ha ha, thank you folks

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