How to Make Your Own Flavored Liquors
As easy as mixing together a few common kitchen ingredients with standard liquors, these three festive flavors make delicious holiday cocktails (and party favors.)
- By Michelle Edgemont
Filed under: Christmas Crafts, Christmas Parties, Christmas Parties, Recipes, Christmas, Crafts, Handmade
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Learn how to make three types of infused liquors: ginger-anise vodka, hot and spicy vodka and vanilla-cinnamon bourbon.
- 7-ounce clear glass, swing-top bottles
- vodka of your choice
- bourbon of your choice
- anise pods
- fresh ginger
- vanilla beans
- a variety of hot peppers (like jalapeno, habanero and serrano)
- Download: Infused Liquor Label Printable
Print and Attach Labels
Print out the Flavor-Infused Liquors Printable Labels onto a sheet of 2-inch by 2-inch clear labels. Apply the title label to the front of the bottle and the drink recipe label onto the back.
Gather and Prep Ingredients
For each 7-ounce bottle of infused liquor, you'll need the following:
Ginger Anise Vodka
3 anise pods
1 tablespoon slivered ginger
7 ounces vodka
Hot and Spicy Vodka
3 hot peppers of your choice, sliced vertically
7 ounces vodka
Vanilla Cinnamon Bourbon
1 vanilla bean, sliced vertically
2 cinnamon sticks
7 ounces bourbon
Make all three types, or multiply the recipe for one type times the number of bottles you want to make.
Add Ingredients to Bottles
Add the ingredients to each bottle, then fill the bottle with vodka or bourbon.
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