Honey-Krupnik Vodka

Krupnik is Polish honey vodka. Don't confuse Krupnik with "mead" which is a honey wine as Polish honey vodka was usually made very strong.

Materials
Honey 350 ml
Alcohol 75° 600 ml
Ingredients per 1000 ml (1 liter) of alcohol
Aromatic infusions* 30 ml total
Caramel syrup (optional) 5 ml
Citric acid 1.5 g or 1 tsp. lemon juice
Water to 1 liter mark

Instructions

  1. Add water to honey and bring to boil. Remove any foam that forms on the surface. Add spices.
  2. Remove from heat, keep on stirring and add alcohol.
  3. Pour into bottles. You may serve Krupnik the moment it is done, but its taste improves in time.

Notes

  • *Aromatic infusions: vanilla, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, lemon skins.
  • You can use commercially produced extracts and essential oils.
  • In winter Krupnik was often served hot.

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