How are flavored vodkas made?
Almost all packaged flavored vodkas are made from plain vodka doctored with extracts or chemical blends. … Some producers will go to greater lengths: 267 Infusions’ flavored vodka, tequila, and rum do contain real cranberries, lemons, and chili peppers. But they are also flavored with fruit extracts.
How do you add fruit flavor to vodka?
Add fruit to a clean 1-quart canning jar. Fill jar with vodka until the fruit is completely covered. Seal the jar tightly and allow to infuse for 3-5 days on the counter, out of direct sunlight. When ready, use a fine mesh strainer to strain the infused vodka, discarding fruit and seeds.
How long will infused vodka last?
Add the infusion ingredients to your jar, fill with vodka, and cover tightly. Store on the countertop for anywhere from 3-7 days. The alcohol will preserve any fruits or veggies that should typically be stored in the fridge.
Can you flavor vodka with vanilla extract?
Yes. You could use vanilla extract for a slight hint of vanilla, but it wouldn’t be as noticeable. Will three beans really work for 1.75 liters of vodka? It’ll likely be far too light to flavor, given a 1.75 liter is seven times as much vodka as this recipe.
Do flavored vodkas have less alcohol?
In some cases, flavored vodka also has less alcohol than plain vodka. A number of the flavored vodkas are 60 or 70 proof instead of the more typical 80 proof. The flavoring compensates for the somewhat diluted taste of the lower proof.
Which fruit is best with vodka?
Here are our favorites fresh fruit vodka infusions:
- Strawberries + Basil.
- Cranberries + Lime.
- Blueberries + Lemon.
- Grapefruit + Ginger.
- Pomegranate Arils + Lime.
- Pineapple + Coconut.
- Peach + Basil.
- Papaya + Orange + Mango.
Can you leave fruit in vodka?
Add 2-3 cups vodka or brandy or enough to cover the fruit. Some fruit will float and that is okay. Add any spices that you wish. Stir the mixture and cover the container tightly.
Does pineapple infused vodka need to be refrigerated?
We usually place ours up on the very top shelf of our pantry to keep any neighbor kids from deciding they need to pour themselves a big glass of “fruit juice.” There is no need to refrigerate it because the alcohol in the vodka will preserve the pineapple, keeping it from spoiling or getting moldy.
Can I sell infused vodka?
Generally YES, provided you comply with the many regulations on sale of alcoholic beverages and do not create a likelihood of confusion of consumers as to source of your products, and as long as the owner of the brand name does not…
Do you need to refrigerate infused tequila?
Room temperature is fine for most things, but if you’re concerned (or just like cold beverages), keep your homemade infusion in the fridge. Some sediment is normal for a homemade project, no matter how well you strain.