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Where I can check the age of this blended scotch whisky?

For blended whisky, the age is not generally considered a relevant factor. There will be a range of ages and whiskies in there, chosen to make the end result. Unless a particular blend has ages ...
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Does hard liquor keep forever?

I have never head of safety concerns, especially if the bottle is properly recapped, but what often is an issue is oxidization, and exposure to sunlight. It happens much more slowly to liquors than ...
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Whiskey: Year is it from distilled or bottled?

The bottle you are talking about will be 6 years old: it ages from the day of distillation and it will stop aging once it has been bottled (properties can change but for all intents and purposes it ...
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Does hard liquor keep forever?

Wow, your question bring back memories. My grandfather collected bottle of various hard liquors while in the military (World War II) and had them in a liquor cabinet in the basement. After the war, ...
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Does hard liquor keep forever?

It depends on where and how long you store them. In a cabinet or in a showcase with glass windows, the light is affecting the aging and changing progress. I made experiences with 15 year old Whiskeys,...
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Why is it every time I try an old expensive wine it's doesn't compare to a 25-35$ two year old wine I buy?

Not all wines are suitable for keeping - and the ones that may be, still require good stable conditions with regards to temperature, sunlight and so on. Assuming the 20+ years old wines you’ve had ...
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Whiskey: Year is it from distilled or bottled?

You can buy a cask of newly made whisky. Arran whisky offers a newly barreled whisky, price includes insurance and 10 years of bond storage. It's £1850 for 200 liters. After 10 years they'll bottle ...
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What is the shelf life for (unopened) Pino Grigio?

Open and smell and you will know right away. If it smells OK then give it a taste. If it has gone bad you will know. A couple years as answered by Jamie. In the fridge I have stored over two ...
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What is the shelf life for (unopened) Pino Grigio?

It’s tough to generalize, but most crisp whites have a best-before date of roughly two years from the vintage date on the label.
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I have a crate of out of date beer/bitter by 6 months, tastes watery, can I resurrect it in some way?

I seriously doubt it. What happens over time is that chemicals giving the taste decays, and you cannot magically make them appear. You could perhaps add something to give it taste, but then, is it ...
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