For those who have made their own vinegar, or have bought some they want to age and refine, aging vinegar is the easy part though patience is a must. Vinegar can age almost indefinitely if stored right. Traditional Chinese vinegars are aged 3-6 years, traditional Balsamic is aged from 12-25 years and sherry vinegar can be aged for similar long … Read More
Vinegar Acidities – Levels and Usage
We have talked about acidity a bit on this blog, from how to measure acidity and how it is different from pH to comparing the acidity of Coca-Cola and vinegar. Vinegar obviously comes in different acidities though. Which one do you need? How do they help? Below is a quick and informative guide to vinegar acidities and their usages. Acidity … Read More
Making Vinegar at Home The Essential Guide Part II: Starting Your Fermentation
Also, see our Making Your Own Vinegar poster So you now have read Part I and both know what vinegar is made of as well as what it can be made from. “Doing is knowing” so the next step is to make vinegar on your own! In this part II, we will discuss the steps you will need to set … Read More
Does vinegar spoil and how?
In Google, type in “does vinegar spoil?” and a variety of results pop up. While responses vary in length and detail, the general consensus is “no”. This consensus is generally accurate, with a few caveats, that I will explain below. The source of most information about vinegar’s shelf-life comes from a statement on the website of the national association … Read More