How long does Galway Bay eggnog last?

This old Irish recipe expertly blends spiced Irish Whiskey, vanilla, and Irish cream, finished off with a hit of nutmeg to create a completely unique seasonal delight! Eggnog will keep for up to two years unopened and unrefrigerated, but vanilla notes and smoothness will deteriorate over time.

Does Irish eggnog go bad?

Unopened, shelf-stable bottled eggnog that contains alcohol can last up to 18 months without refrigeration. Once opened, the alcoholic beverage may last several weeks in the fridge. Homemade eggnog usually lasts for around three days if refrigerated; if at least 5 percent alcohol is added, it may last a few weeks.

How long can eggnog last?

Homemade eggnog typically lasts 2-3 days if stored in 40 degrees or less under the proper conditions. Store-bought eggnog lasts 5-7 days within opening if it has been refrigerated. Canned eggnog lasts 4 to 5 months and around 5-7 days after opening.

Is eggnog sold in Ireland?

It’s not that popular over here in Ireland and you’ll usually only find eggnog in specialist shops around the country, but the good folk over at Facts. recently managed to get their hands on a carton of the white creamy liquid.

Can you drink expired eggnog?

Whether it’s three weeks old or three years old, aged eggnog is actually safer to drink than fresh eggnog made with raw eggs—as long as you put plenty of booze in it.

What can I add to store bought eggnog?

Bonus Additions for Store-Bought Eggnog

  1. nutmeg.
  2. cloves.
  3. cinnamon.
  4. pumpkin pie spice.
  5. apple pie spice.
  6. pure vanilla extract.
  7. almond extract.
  8. coffee.

Why do we drink eggnog at Christmas?

Eggnog is believed to have descended from a drink called a “posset,” which consisted of hot curdled milk, ale or wine, and spices. Eggnog was particularly popular around Christmastime because of its warm temperature and the addition of flavors, like cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla bean, that embodied the winter season.