Liquor Infusion Recipes
You can do all fruit infusions or mix up fruit and herbs for fancy cocktails! Here are some liquor infusion combos to get you started:
- Lemon lavender vodka – you can steep this for 5-7 days. It’s great in apple juice or lemonade.
- Gingered rum – Slice fresh ginger into very thin rounds and steep for 2-3 days. Strain well. This is great for spiking apple cider!
- Vanilla bourbon - Steep 3-4 vanilla beans in a bottle of bourbon for 2-3 days. No need to strain! Just divide between your jars, and put one of the vanilla beans in each jar for a bit of flair. Try this one in your nog of choice.
- Grapefruit and basil vodka – steep for 5-7 days and strain well. Plain old seltzer water is excellent in this one! Add a splash of grapefruit juice if you like your cocktails sweeter.
Part of the fun when you’re infusing liquors is experimenting! Try mixing up fruits and herbs. A good way to find inspiration is to look through cocktail recipes to see what fruit/herb/liquor combinations go well together.
Now that the infusions are done, you need to package them up! We have some ideas on how to do just that on the next page.
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