Ginger Liqueur

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READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Stacey Sweet

I am posting this recipe in response to a request. This is a South African liqueur that is easily made at home.

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  1. You will also need: Coffee filters for straining.
  2. Bring honey and water to boil for 3-5 minutes.
  3. Skim off any foam that rises to the surface.
  4. Add ginger root and lemon zest. Boil for an additional 4 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and let stand until just warm.
  6. Strain solids from liquid mixture into a medium bowl. Transfer solids to coffe filter and squeeze out any remaining liquid with your hands.
  7. Transfer liquid to a clean 1-quart container. Add Whisky, store in a cool, dark place for 1 month.
  8. After storing for one month take the liquid and pour the liquid through a coffee filter and into into final serving container.
  9. Age for 2 more weeks before serving.

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