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Berry Aquavit

  • SERVINGS: Makes About 1 Quart
  • MAKE-AHEAD
  1. 1 cup raspberries, blueberries, lingonberries or black currants, plus a few berries for garnish
  2. 1 liter potato-based vodka
  3. 2 tablespoons Simple Syrup
  1. Put the cup of berries in a wide-mouthed jar and pour in the vodka. Seal the jar. Let stand at room temperature for 6 to 8 weeks, until the full flavor has fully developed.
  2. Strain the vodka into a pitcher or bowl and stir in the simple syrup. Transfer to a 1-liter bottle and add the fresh berries. Seal the bottle and store in the freezer. Serve ice-cold, in shot glasses.