Anyone can buy a bottle of Ketel One, throw a bow on it and call it a (holi)day. So this season, I'm kicking it up a notch with a fun and easy DIY holiday gift; some goodie-infused spirits.
Here's how to do it:
World's Easiest Directions
Divide desired liquor among bottles. Fill with desired flavorings. Seal tightly, refrigerate and let infuse for three days to three weeks. Strain, pour back into clean jars, label and gift! (Or for more developed flavor, gift w/ the ingredients inside and instruct the recipient to strain - you can even provide them with cheesecloth for the process).
Tips on Infusion
Inspired Spirit Ideas
Just remember to have fun with it - experiment.
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