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Bacon Vodka

wendy8869 Feb 7, 2008 04:37 PM

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

Have any of you tried it?


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  1. fafner Feb 7, 2008 06:18 PM

    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
      JMF Feb 10, 2008 09:54 AM

      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. stellamystar Feb 11, 2008 05:56 PM

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

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