Making Liqueurs At Home

Liqueurs are alcoholic beverages that are made from a base spirit and flavored with fruit, cream, herbs or other things and sweetened. While it is still illegal to distill spirits in the US it is legal to flavor alcohol that you buy, turning it into a Liqueur. The basic way is to add fruit and sugar and let is set for a couple of months so the alcohol can extract the fruit flavor. Then you strain out the fruit (which can be put over ice cream) and you have a drink to be savored. I have only done it a couple of times but the simple process is as below. Continue reading “Making Liqueurs At Home”