Originally Posted by kcpellethead
Could that "bad apple juice" taste have been bourbon mixed with apple juice? In my opinion, that's one of the mistakes the "once a year" cooks make. They think that spraying liquor on the entry makes it taste good. Save the whiskey for drinking . . .
Rod, I am not 100% sure?. It tasted like old spoiled apple juice! What is the life of apple juice after it has been opened?. I am sure outside temps make a difference also. I bet the next time I compete I will check my apple juice before and during use.