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Homemade Aquavit

Homemade Aquavit

From Melissa Clark

Homemade Aquavit


  1. 3 tablespoons whole coriander seeds
    2 tablespoons fennel seeds
    1 tablespoon caraway seed
    1 tablespoon dill seed
    1 liter vodka
    6 whole black peppercorns
    2 whole cloves


  1. With a mortar and pestle, lightly crush the coriander, fennel, caraway, and dill seeds.
  2. In a large, airtight glass container, combine the vodka with the crushed spices, peppercorns, and cloves. Cover and let stand at room temperature for 2 weeks, gently shaking the jar every 2 or 3 days. Strain the vodka into 4 clean 8-ounce glass bottles. Discard the spices.

Makes 4 bottles.

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