Distilled white vinegar which is made from distilled alcohol, is most often used for pickling and canning foods as well as for a variety of cleaning tasks such as removing calcium deposits from utensils or coffee makers, cleaning windows, removing grease, and cleaning floors. This type of vinegar is distilled from grains into a solution with an acidic acid content of 4% to 6% and has a very displeasing taste. Apple cider vinegar is made from fermented apples providing a mellow, fruity taste and is a common ingredient in sauces, dressings and foods in many different recipes. Other varieties of vinegar available that are commonly used included wine vinegars (sherry vinegar, raspberry wine vinegar, white or red wine vinegar), rice vinegars, malt vinegars, herb flavored vinegars, and balsamic vinegars. Vinegar that has been opened should be stored in a cool, dark location and should be used within six months. Unopened vinegar can be stored indefinitely.