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Brandy - how long does it keep once opened!?

(11 Posts)
fairbanksjunior Wed 27-Jun-07 15:26:17

Does any one know please?

Carmenere Wed 27-Jun-07 15:26:38

For yonks, literally years

Longlegs1972 Wed 27-Jun-07 15:27:02

In my house less than a week......

nickytwotimes Wed 27-Jun-07 15:27:12

about 2 nights in this house...

CantSleepWontSleep Wed 27-Jun-07 15:30:06

Years and years - why?!

isaidno Wed 27-Jun-07 15:30:32

It just gets more vintage as it gets older!

fairbanksjunior Wed 27-Jun-07 15:33:43

i need to use some in a recipe the only bottle i have was opened about 6 years ago!!! don't want to have to buy a new botle just for this recipe as don't normally drink it! it hasn't been in the fridge - does that matter?

AlbusPercivalWulfricBrianSun Wed 27-Jun-07 15:38:45

Just asked DP who works for a company that make brandy and he says ages and ages so I think it will be fine.

Lilymaid Wed 27-Jun-07 15:39:26

No, you don't need to refrigerate spirits. The brandy will be OK but it does tend to lose its flavour as the years roll on. We don't drink brandy, ours is used for the Christmas cake and pudding and little else and we keep a bottle for years - it doesn't go off.

lucyellensmum Wed 27-Jun-07 15:45:11

oh, i wanted to be the first to say, about 2 days in my house

AlbusPercivalWulfricBrianSun Wed 27-Jun-07 15:48:17

It's lovely with champagne, but totally lethal.

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