Say hello to one of the easiest and quickest vodka infusions ever: Candy Cane Vodka. It works a lot like the Jolly Rancher infusion, and has none of the fuss or muss of Skittles Vodka. And it only takes a few hours. Candy Cane Vodka tastes like sweetened mint. It's a light, clean, bracing mint, but not overpowering - way more interesting than I … [Read more...]
Featuring Skittles Vodka and other candy vodka infusions along with herbal, fruit and vegetable infusions (coming soon!), alcohol infusion is a great way to create your own unique and tasty craft cocktails!
Infusing vodka with Skittles is a very popular trend right now. There are a couple of different ways to do it. My way involves separating all the Skittles into their separate flavors and making five different bottles of Skittles vodka. Skittles Vodka Over the years since I originally published this, I've found better ways to do some of it. Most … [Read more...]
It's time again for childhood and adulthood to collide in a most delicious way! You can infuse vodka with Jolly Rancher candies, much the same way we make Skittles Vodka or Starburst Vodka. Actually, Jolly Rancher Vodka is much easier, and the results are fabulous: tasty and gorgeous to look at. You can whip up batches of five Jolly Ranchers Vodka flavors in … [Read more...]
I've had a lot of requests to do a Candy Corn Vodka infusion, similar to Skittles Vodka. People love it for Halloween and fall tailgating. But since I also get a lot of questions about doing infusions with other liquors, I decided to make Candy Corn Moonshine instead. Specifically, Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine. This recipe will also work with vodka, … [Read more...]
Inspired by the popularity of salted caramel as a flavor, I started wondering what it would taste like if you infused vodka with chewy caramel candies and just a touch of salt. Sure, you can buy salted caramel flavored vodka off the shelf, but I prefer infusions because they keep the essence of what you're infusing them with. This is my Salted Caramel Vodka … [Read more...]
Based on our earlier fun with Skittles Vodka, we decided now was a good time to find out what happens when you infuse vodka with Starburst candies. These are soft, taffy-like candies and they are known in some countries as Opal Fruits. For this project, you'll need: Decent but not pricey vodka. I got a 1.75 liter bottle of Svedka and only used about … [Read more...]
Based on the success of my Jolly Rancher Vodka experiment, I decided to try something involving a soft candy for a change: marshmallows. There aren't many marshmallow liqueurs out there, after all, and a successful marshmallow vodka infusion would be just that. With it, you could do beautiful things like this: How to Make a Marshmallow Vodka … [Read more...]