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Willow Schnapps Recipes

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   Willow schnapps - based on the male willow flowers (catkins) - is a very charming and enjoyable drink with nutty taste and flavours, and notes of honey, camphor, and cardamom. The color is deep brown.

Willow Schnapps

1 deciliter willow catkins
Unflavoured vodka - 40% alcohol content (80 proof)
Put 1 deciliter catkins in a clean glass jar with tight-fitting lid. Add 3 deciliter clear, unflavoured vodka - 40% alcohol content (80 proof). Let steep for 2-3 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. Store (age) for 2-3 months in a dark place at room temperature before serving. Taste it from time to time.

Nastoykas (Tinctures)

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