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Tarragon Schnapps Recipes

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   Tarragon schnapps - based on fresh tarragon leaves - is sweet, spicy, and highly aromatic with fine notes of liquorice. It has a beautiful golden color. Very good as appetizer. Serve with chicken, veal, lamb, fish, shellfish, pork, beef, tomatoes, eggs, mushrooms and rice dishes.
Tarragon Schnapps

Ingredients:

Tarragon leaves
Unflavoured vodka - 40% alcohol content (80 proof)
Instructions:
Clean the leaves carefully - but only if necessary. If wet - leave them to dry for a short period in the shadow - on paper towel. Put 1 deciliter leaves in a clean glass jar with tight-fitting lid. Cover with 5 deciliter clear, unflavoured vodka - 40% alcohol content (80 proof). Let steep for 2-4 days in a dark place at room temperature, 18-20C (64-68F). 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) for a couple of months in a dark place at room temperature before serving.
 

Nastoykas (Tinctures)

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