HOW TO MAKE VANILLA BRANDY LIQUEUR – BRUCE'S LIQUOR LAB | BAR TALK & COCKTAILS



It’s been a while since we’ve done a Liquor Lab. In fact we shot this one a long time ago and it just stayed on a shelf…in a cool, quiet, dark place just like the aging Vanilla Brandy itself.

This one turned out really good. I patiently waited more than 6 months to fully enjoy it. Although technically you could drink it after only 2 weeks, but I don’t recommend it. Go the distance and wait at least 6 months. Heck if you start now, you will have something really great to drink or to serve at Christmas time!

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-Bruce

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VANILLA BRANDY LIQUEUR
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WHAT YOU WILL NEED
2 VANILLA PODS
26oz. (750ML) BOTTLE OF BRANDY
3/4 CUP (177ML) WATER
3/4 CUP (150G) GRANULATED SUGAR
1 SMALL WHOLE NUTMEG (CRACKED)
1 INCH PIECE CINNAMON
2 STAR ANISE
1L CLEAN, DRY BOTTLE, WITH STOPPER
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-SPLIT THE VANILLA PODS OPEN AND SCRAPE OUT THE SEEDS.
-ADD THE PODS AND SEEDS TO THE BOTTLE OF BRANDY.
-SEAL, SHAKE AND LEAVE IN A DARK, WARM PLACE FOR 2 WEEKS.
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-AFTER 2 WEEKS FINE STRAIN USING AN UNBLEACHED COFFEE FILTER RESERVING THE VANILLA PODS.
-NEXT, PUT THE WATER AND SUGAR IN A PAN AND BRING
TO A GENTLE BOIL.
-ADD 2 STAR ANISE, 1 SMALL WHOLE NUTMEG (CRACKED)
AND 1 INCH PIECE CINNAMON.
-STIR WELL TO DISSOLVE THE SUGAR, REMOVE FROM THE
HEAT, AND LEAVE TO COOL.
-STRAIN THE SYRUP AND MIX WITH THE INFUSED
BRANDY.
-POUR INTO A BOTTLE AND ADD THE RESERVED VANILLA
PODS.
-SEAL AND STORE IN A DARK, DRY PLACE AND FORGET ABOUT IT FOR 6 MONTHS TO A YEAR. THE LONGER IT RESTS, THE BETTER IT WILL TASTE. KEEPS INDEFINITELY.

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