Fermented sloe gin

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msw1958
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Fermented sloe gin

Post by msw1958 » 17 Oct 2017, 16:31

Can anybody help? Today I went to decant a bottle of sloe gin (sloes still in it) that I prepared a year (or two?) ago, and to my surprise the it fizzed fairly dramatically when I undid the lid. It also gave off a slight yeasty smell. I had always believed that the gin itself would kill off any stray organisms, but apparently not. Has anybody ever had this experience, and can I drink the resulting gin?

lyndonmojo
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Re: Fermented sloe gin

Post by lyndonmojo » 31 Oct 2017, 20:46

What a shame. I would probably have a little sip to see how it tasted anyway.

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