Intro: Liqueur 44
Liqueur 44 is an original Norman liqueur. Very simple to make, it can be drink befor or after dinner.
The base of this liqueur is Calvados, a French apple alcohol make in Normandy, in Calvados more exactly.
Excessive drinking is dangerous for the health; alcoholic beverages should be consumed with moderation. if you drink it don't drive !
Step 1: Shopping List
The ingredients you need are :
- Bio orange
- 44 pieces of sugar
- 44 spices : you can use 44 coffee seeds, 44 cloves or 44 cardamom pods (my favorite)
- you can add cinnamon but it's optional
You have to find the biggest mansion jar you can. I use 3 L one.
Step 2: Fill the Jar
Prepare your ingredients for each mansion jar you want to fill :
- 44 pieces of sugar, an orange, 44 spices..
With a little knife pierce 44 little holes in the orange and fill the holes with spices.
In each jar add sugar, cinnamon and Orange then fill with Calvados.
Step 3: Nearly Ready to Drink
Now it's the most dificult part, you have to wait 44 days before drink.
You have to shake your jar every weeks.
At the end of the 44 days, you have to filter the liqueur with a coffee filter then bottle it
A votre santé !
Thank you very much for reading, I hope gave you some ideas! If you like this intructable and have any suggestions, questions or tips please let me know.