Does whiskey get better in the bottle?

Answer No, whiskey does not improve in the bottle with age. This is because whiskey matures in casks after it is distilled, and once it is bottled and sealed, no more oxygen can reach the spirit--making f... Read More »

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Can an opened bottle of whiskey go bad?

According to Glen Jeffers of the Chicago Tribune, whiskey doesn't spoil. However, once opened, outside air oxidizes the alcohol and makes the taste and scent of the whiskey fade. When the whiskey f... Read More »

How long does an open bottle of whiskey last?

Once a bottle of whiskey has been opened, it's good for approximately six months to a year, depending on your palate. After six months, the alcohol in the whiskey starts to evaporate and oxidation ... Read More »

How much does a bottle of 1959 Seagram's whiskey cost?

All whiskey stops fermentation when it's bottled, so a 1959 bottle probably costs little more than current market price. According to "The Art of Drink," a "bottle of 1974 Seagrams VO might not be ... Read More »

Mixing two kinds of whiskey in 1 bottle(1:6 proportion). Would it make a big difference in the taste?

It would make a noticeable difference. Many people mix their own personal favourites. My Husband mixes equal quantities of Wild Turkey, Jamieson and 10% Drambuie a Scotch liqeur