Is My Year-Old Fruit Vodka Still Safe to Drink?

Is My Year-Old Fruit Vodka Still Safe to Drink?

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Emma Christensen
Dec 18, 2014
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Q: I have been infusing vodka with raspberries — the raspberries have been in the vodka for a year. I have strained the vodka and it looks okay. The raspberries were brown and I discarded them. Is the vodka safe to drink?

Sent by Anne

Editor: Yes, I think this is fine to drink (and probably all the better for the long infusion!). The vodka should have kept everything preserved and bacteria-free this past year.

For those interested in making fruit-infused vodka, here's how:

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