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Kumquat Infused Whiskey D.I.Y.

Kumquat Infused Whiskey D.I.Y.
Kumquat Infused Whiskey D.I.Y. What a drink!

Hey Guys and Gals, are you Looking for an awesome Kumquat Infused Whiskey D.I.Y.? You now have no reason to look any further! You will forever be in love with this recipe!


Step 1
  • 3 cups of whisky
  • 2001 cup of kumquats
  • 1 vanilla pod, split lengthways
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
Step 2 optional
  • 1 cup water
  • ¾ cup sugar


Step 1

Boil the Kumquats for a minute to get wax off of the the peels of the kumquats. Then cut in half and combined with the rest of the ingredients in step 1 close and shake.

Aging And Straining

Seal the container and let steep in a cool, dry place for 72 hours.

Get your cheesecloth to filter it helps to moisten the cheesecloth first so the liquid permeates more smoothly.

Once you get to the point where you have strained everything out, you can gently wring the cheesecloth to extract all of the remaining liquid and juice.

If you still need to strain your liqueur further due to lack of clarity, you can strain it 1 more time through a coffee strainer.

Step 2 optional

Make your syrup, put a saucepan on the flame pour in water and bring to a boil stir in sugar keep on stirring until sugar has dissolved. Let the syrup cool down completely.

Pour into a jar and let it rest in a dark place for another 15 days.
When the 15 days are up, filter it again and bottle it up.

Congratulations, You Have Completed Making this Awesome Kumquat Infused Whiskey

You now need a bottle and a label which are cool enough to compliment your hard work. Honestly, if you put it into a cheap bottle, people will make fun of you. BUT, if it looks good, people will rave about it!

Notes on Utensils and Ingredients

  • Glass is always preferable when working with strong alcohol. Avoid plastic as much as possible.
  • Use organic ingredients to avoid pesticide residues.

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To spirits and cheers,

Binyomin Terebelo, Master Distiller and Drinkologist.

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Written by Binyomin Terebelo
I love hearing from you about why you love something I wrote or published or a recipe I don't know. I am Master Distiller at Terebelo Distillery, Love all things alcohol. Freelance for Grogmag and blog recipes for buildthebottle.com Weekend Rabbi too.
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