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Ginger Schnapps Recipes

Nastoykas (Tinctures)

   Ginger schnapps - based on fresh ginger roots - is a spicy, slightly sweet and very tasty and warming schnapps. Soothing and enjoyable on a cold winter day. The color is light golden. Serve with oriental foods, sushi, soups, poultry, vegetables, seafoods, desserts, ice cream, fruit salads and cheese.
Ginger Schnapps

Ginger roots
Unflavoured vodka - 40% alcohol content (80 proof)
Break the ginger roots up in smaller pieces. Put them in a clean glass jar with tight-fitting lid. Cover the roots with clear, unflavoured vodka - 40% alcohol content (80 proof). Let steep for a month 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. Leave it a couple of days to settle. Storage (aging) is not necessary.

Nastoykas (Tinctures)

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