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
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Steep The Liquors
Now it's time to let the flavors you've added infuse into the liquors. Wait at least two weeks and up to a month before drinking.
Mix Into Holiday Cocktails
Use the liquors as party favors, or as the secret ingredient in the signature holiday cocktails printed on each label:
Fall Harvest (shown below)
1 ounce ginger-anise vodka
5 ounces hot apple cider
squeeze of lemon juice
dash of cinnamon
Stir to combine. Garnish with anise pods.
5 ounces tomato juice
3 ounces spicy vodka
dash Worcestershire sauce
squeeze of lime
salt and pepper
Shake with ice. Garnish with a celery spear or pickled okra.
The Cozy Night
1 ounce vanilla-cinnamon bourbon
1 ounce hazelnut liqueur
3 ounces milk
Shake with ice. Garnish with a cinnamon stick.
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