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Old 02-18-2011, 12:57 PM   #11
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Probably should toss, but if it were mine...I'd use it no problem. But that is just me.

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Old 02-18-2011, 01:13 PM   #12
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I'd toss it, but I'm a real chicken when it comes to questioning things like this. Back to the old Mantra...."when in doubt, throw it out".

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Old 02-18-2011, 02:48 PM   #13
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This sauce is fermented so it shouldn't really go bad. But as said before, for two bucks you can have some peace of mind.
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Old 02-18-2011, 04:34 PM   #14
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If you had it stored in the 'fridge, then most likely cold air in the bottle (which was confined to a specific volume) increased in pressure as it absorbed thermal energy from it's warmer surroundings. Then you got a pop upon opening it.
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Old 08-05-2012, 01:36 AM   #15
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I would throw that one away...but under normal circumstances, the sauce lasts for years in the pantry
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Old 11-29-2014, 10:23 PM   #16
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The bottle I currently have open pops when I flip the cap. I haven't noticed any change in the taste and it's almost gone anyway. It's French's, but it was $1 at Walmart so I wouldn't be surprised if it was low quality.
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Old 01-21-2016, 12:32 PM   #17
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From the manufacturer's mouth...

Okay, I found this thread after my own bottle of French's Worcestershire sauce not only popped and produced a cloud of fog, but actually foamed up like a beer!

I called the 800 number on the bottle. The rep I spoke to said this is actually normal for fresh bottles. I don't remember seeing it happen before, but since I tend to go through a bottle about once every ten years, that's not too surprising. It's also not surprising if you remember that Worcestershire is a fermented product.

If it does kill me, I'll be sure to post a followup message warning everybody.

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