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Do Extracts have a shelf life?

Started 1333814698.217 in Kitchen & Food Talk | Last reply 1333816208.9 by Harpa
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I know that herbs/spices DO have a shelf life, and expire due to oxygen, and freshness, BUT extracts are based in alcohol, so do the theoretically last forever? Is the flavor compromised due to aging? Thanks!

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Harpa1333816208.97672 PostsRegistered 6/28/2007

I don't think any flavors are compromised. And I think if the flavoring agent is still in the alcohol, it intensifies with time.

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