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Fresh Mint Liqueur mixed drink recipe

Quick mixed drinks bartending tips: Don’t drink while mixing: Most bartenders became bartenders because of an interest in drinking and the strange alchemy that goes into mixing drinks. As a professional, however, you would do best to leave these habits behind and to focus on your work. Read more – View How To Make Fresh Mint Liqueur mixed drink

Ingredients
1 1/4 cups fresh mint leaves
3 cups vodka
2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup water
1 tsp glycerine
8 drops green food coloring
2 drops blue food coloring

Directions
Wash leaves in cold water several times. Shake or pat dry gently. Snip each leaf in half or thirds. Discard stems. Measure cut mint leaves, packing lightly. Combine mint leaves and vodka in aging container. Cap and let stand in a cool place for 2 weeks, shaking occasionally.

After initial aging, strain leaves from liqueur, discard leaves. In a saucepan, combine sugar and water. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Let cool. Add cooled syrup to liqueur base, stirring to combine. Add glycerine and food color, pour into aging container for secondary aging of 1-3 more months.

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