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Does Orange Blossom Water go bad?

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I'm looking to make a batch of orgeat, and am wondering if the 6 or so year old bottle of Cortas orange blossom water that's been in my refrigerator the whole time is still good.  I only used it a handful of times when I bought it for making Ramos gin fizzes, and it's been stored in the fridge the entire time.  I opened the bottle, and it still has that super-intense perfumey smell that I recall- almost soapy.  

 

Does it go bad?  I think I can probably get another bottle from the international aisle of my local grocery (I assume they still carry it)  but I don't want to fool with it if the bottle I have is still fine.

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Just open and smell. If its musty, toss it. Yes, it can go bad, and more likely it will lose potency, but it'll be obvious with a quick whiff. 

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I'm sure it's fine. I've been using the same bottle for years, and it hasn't changed. I keep mine at room temperature.

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