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Dill Schnapps Recipes

Nastoykas (Tinctures)

   Dill schnapps - based on fresh dill leaves - is a strong and very enjoyable schnapps. The color is pale yellow. The schnapps goes extremely well with crayfish, gravlax, salmon, herring, cured and smoked fish, sushi, lamb, poultry and chili dishes and cheese.

Dill Schnapps

Fresh dill leaves
Unflavoured vodka - 40% alcohol content (80 proof)
Rinse the fresh dill leaves carefully - but only if necessary. If wet - leave them to dry for a short period in the shadow - on paper towel. Use a clean glass jar with tight-fitting lid. Fill 1/3 of the jar with leaves. Fill up with clear, unflavoured vodka - 40% alcohol content (80 proof). Let steep for 5-7 days in a dark place at room temperature, 18-20°C (64-68°F). Shake lightly and taste it from time to time. Strain and filter your infusion into a clean glass bottle or jar with tight-fitting lid.

Nastoykas (Tinctures)

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