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Kaffir Vodka

biogenic Jul 28, 2012 09:32 PM

Just had some Hangar One Kaffir infused vodka and I really enjoyed it. I would like to make my own. Anyone know if I use just the leaves or the actual fruit. Thanks for your help.

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    cathy1007 Jul 11, 2013 05:07 AM

    I've just made some kaffir lime leaf vodka. I used about 10 shredded leaves from 'Thai online' to half a litre of vodka and left it for 4 weeks before straining. It is the most delicious drink. I rub some lime rind around the top of the glass and serve with loads of ice and top up with tonic or lemonade.

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      jon44 Jul 30, 2012 03:16 PM

      By coincidence, I also just picked up a bottle of the same and am really enjoying it.

      If you look at the review at Drinkhacker.com (which gives this particular Hangar One a rare "A+" rating) they mention that the fruits are extremely hard to source, so I wouldn't think making the effort to do it on your own really makes sense. (And for the quality, it doesn't seem that pricey.)

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        zin1953 Jul 29, 2012 09:49 AM

        According to their website -- http://www.hangarone.com -- the answer is "Both."

        That said . . . http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/575975

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