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Feb 7, 2008 04:37 PM

Bacon Vodka

Thought you all might find this interesting.
Haven't tried it myself... yet.

Have any of you tried it?

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  1. Putting the bacon into the liquid you want to infuse is not the correct way to do it. You want to just take the fat from the bacon and pour that into the liquid. Let it sit then freeze and filter through a micron filter to get the solids out. You will be left with a perfectly clear end result. The technique is called enfleurage.

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    1. re: fafner

      Or it's called 'fat washing' and you don't need any special filter. A coffee filter or even a paper towel will filter out the fats easily. I was just have a discussion by email about this with some mixologist frieends.

    2. Hm. Would you enjoy this as in a bloody mary?