You can make liqueurs at home, and it may be easier than you’d imagine. There are a few ways to go about it, and lots of recipes for homemade liqueurs.
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One of the top methods for making liqueurs is to infuse vodka, gin or other neutral spirits. You can put herbs, fruit, fruit peels and rinds, and even candy into bottles and leave them to absorb the flavor over time.
This is how you make liqueurs that are fruit flavored or herbal. It’s also how you make candy infusions.
Making a Syrup
The method for making a lot of homemade liquors involves some cooking. You’re essentially making a syrup like simple syrup, only with flavorings.
This is how you make liqueurs like Irish cream or coffee liqueur. Now for some recipes.
Pomegranate liqueur like all other liqueurs is easy to make but you have to be patient and wait for the fruit to macerate in the alcohol for about a month, then prepare a simple sugar syrup and combine them. After that, you can drink it right away but as it matures it gets even better.
Mandarin Liqueur or Mandarincello is a very simple spirit made by the infusion of mandarins in neutral alcohol. The quality comes entirely from the quality of the fruit, as each variety has its own distinct taste.
It’s time again for childhood and adulthood to collide in a most delicious way! You can infuse vodka with Jolly Rancher candies in any flavor or color you want, and they will taste pretty much just like the candy.
It's easy to make homemade Blueberry Vodka Liqueur. Whether you enjoy blueberry cocktails or just want the health benefits from a blueberry tincture, this recipe is all you need. Homemade vodka infusions make great gifts too!
This homemade orange liqueur is very similar to limoncello, it can be served cold at the end of a meal or used in recipes or cocktails that call for orange Curacao, Triple Sec or Cointreau. A perfect edible gift.
The Italian green walnut liqueur Nocino is the winter variant of the Limoncello. Made with unripe green walnut hulls, flavored with lemon zest, coffee, cinnamon and cloves, it is the liqueur version of a Christmas pudding. But do not wait any longer to make it at home, you need to find a walnut tree and pick the walnuts by June!
Bachelor's Jam is an old-fashioned way to preserve the summer harvest. As fruit comes into season, you drop it into the jar and then cover it with a little brandy and sugar. The essence of that fruit soaks into the brandy, producing a sweet liqueur flavored by strawberries, peaches, plums, cherries and whatever else you happen to have on hand.
The BEST homemade white chocolate liqueur! It's surprisingly easy to make and tastes deliciously creamy with extra white chocolate flavor, without being too sweet. It's got the perfect balance of booze and a thick, creamy consistency.