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Garlic Schnapps Recipes

Nastoykas (Tinctures)

   Garlic schnapps - based on fresh, whole garlic cloves - is mostly used in cooking and in many herbal schnapps blends. It has a light yellow color and the characteristic taste and flavours of garlic.
Garlic Schnapps


75 gram unpeeled cloves
Unflavoured vodka - 40% alcohol content (80 proof)
Put cloves into boiling water and boil for 30 seconds. Strain and dry with a piece of paper towel. Make several holes in the cloves - use a needle. Put the cloves in a clean glass jar with tight-fitting lid. Add 55 centiliter clear, unflavoured vodka - 40% alcohol content (80 proof). Let steep for 2-3 months 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. Store (age) it for a month or so in a dark place at room temperature before serving.

Nastoykas (Tinctures)

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