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Red wine vinegar - does it ever go off?

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mckenzie Wed 19-Feb-14 08:22:30

I have some in the cupboard, unopened, but I can tell by the Sainsburys label that it's old!
Will it be ok to use?

CogitoErgoSometimes Wed 19-Feb-14 09:47:56

Yes. Vinegar is a preservative. The worst that's ever happened to my vinegar is that it goes a little cloudy

mckenzie Wed 19-Feb-14 09:49:26

It does look cloudy Cogito. I'd love to know how old it is. When did Sainsbury last change their packaging I wonder?

WhoWasThatMaskedWoman Wed 19-Feb-14 10:01:20

Even really ridiculous stuff like vinegar normal has a BBE. Does it not have a little dot matrix date on the lid?

My "vintage" red wine vinegar developed unidentifiable black plaques at the bottom after a few decades years. Didn't kill us when we cooked with it though.

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