5 Infused Vodka Recipes

An infused vodka how to…sounds intimidating right? It’s really a very approachable DIY project, and one that will make you tipsy – so why not give it a shot? Here are five easy recipes to make at home for your next outdoor soiree…

Pineapple and Lime Infused Vodka

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Ingredients:

4 cups Vodka (The higher quality the better)

1 1/2 cups Pineapple, cut into bite-sized pieces

1/4 cup Lime Slices

Directions:

In an air tight container, combine vodka, pineapple, and lime slices. Seal the container tightly with a lid. Refrigerate for a minimum of 3 days. Do not let the pineapple and lime slices infuse for more than 1 week. Remove the pineapple pieces and lime. Serve over ice with sparkling water.

Mint Infused Vodka

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Ingredients:

4 cups Vodka (The higher quality the better)

4-6 Sprigs fresh Mint, lightly crushed

Directions:

In an air tight container, combine vodka and crushed mint. Seal the container tightly with a lid. Refrigerate for a minimum of 3 days. Do not let the mint infuse for more than 1 week. Remove mint. Serve over ice with sparkling water and a lemon wedge.

Watermelon Basil Infused Vodka

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Ingredients:

4 cups Vodka (The higher quality the better)

1 1/2 cups Watermelon, cut into bite-sized pieces

2 sprigs fresh Basil, lightly crushed

Directions:

In an air tight container, combine vodka, watermelon, and crushed basil. Seal the container tightly with a lid. Refrigerate for a minimum of 3 days. Do not let the watermelon and basil infuse for more than 1 week.  Remove watermelon and basil. Serve with sparkling water or Champagne for an easy Champagne Cocktail.

Grapefruit Infused Vodka

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Ingredients:

4 cups Vodka (The higher quality the better)

1 ripe Grapefruit, sliced

Directions:

In an air tight container, combine vodka and grapefruit slices. Seal the container tightly with a lid. Refrigerate for a minimum of 3 days. Do not let the grapefruit infuse for more than 1 week. Remove grapefruit. Serve over ice with sparkling water and mint garnish.

*If you do not like the bitterness of grapefruit pith, cut away the skin before slicing.

Jalapeno Infused Vodka 

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Ingredients:

4 cups Vodka (The higher quality the better)

3 Jalapeno peppers, sliced

Directions:

In an air tight container, combine vodka and jalapeno slices. Seal the container tightly with a lid. Refrigerate for a minimum of 3 days. Do not let the jalapeno infuse for more than 1 week, the longer it sits the stronger it will be.  Remove the jalapeno. Serve with mango juice for a Spicy Mango Cocktail.

*For less spice, remove the seeds from the Jalapeno peppers before slicing.