How long will Dubonnet last?
Simply so, does Dubonnet go bad?
Because Dubonnet has a relatively low alcoholic content (19 percent, or 38 proof), I always store it in the refrigerator after I open a bottle (to retard oxidization). If you don't refrigerate opened Dubonnet, it won't necessarily go “bad,” but after a month or two its flavor won't be as bright.
Additionally, what is similar to Dubonnet? Dubonnet is similar to Lillet, and white Lillet was only white at first and Dubonnet solely red, both companies make both colors now. Dubonnet Blanc is similar to bianco vermouth. It is both less sweet and less bitter than Dubonnet Rouge. Dubonnet Blanc is a white wine base aromatized with herbs and spices.
Moreover, what does Dubonnet taste like?
The fortified wine contains herbs, spices and quinine, the malaria-fighting but very bitter ingredient that gives Dubonnet a bit of an edge. Served straight, Dubonnet has a viscous mouth feel and a spicy, fruity taste; something like Campari meets sweet vermouth.
What can you do with Dubonnet?
Dubonnet Blanc is similar to dry vermouth and is the drier of the two. It is made with a white wine base. Either variety of Dubonnet can be served on its own when well-chilled or as a spritzer when topped with sparkling water or club soda. You can also use them in any cocktail that calls for vermouth.