• 17 Ratings

Making homemade flavored vodka takes only a little effort but produces impressive results. The pear-spiked liquor can be stored at room temperature for up to two months, but needs at least two weeks to infuse the fruit's flavor, so plan ahead.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place enough pears in a 56-ounce glass jar to fill to the top. Add vodka. Seal jar, and let stand at room temperature for at least 2 weeks. Strain vodka, and discard pears.

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  • Heat sugar and water in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring, until sugar dissolves. Add rosemary. Remove from heat, and let stand for 30 minutes. Discard rosemary. Let cool completely.

  • Combine vodka, rosemary simple syrup, pear nectar, and sparkling water in a large pitcher. Divide among 8 ice-filled glasses, and garnish each with a rosemary sprig. Serve immediately.

Cook's Notes

Rosemary simple syrup can be refrigerated for up to 1 month.

Reviews

17 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 6