Make your own handcrafted infused fruit-forward spirits to create this delicious Ginger Pear Spirit Infused Cocktail Crafting your own spirits is easy and creates unique flavor combinations you cannot buy in a store.

Ginger Pear Spirit Infused Cocktail in a quart jar with a sealed lid you can see pieces of dried apple and cinnamon stick in the jar

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😊 Why make this recipe

  • Creating your own infused spirits is easy to do.
  • When you create your own infused spirits, you have the opportunity to create delicious and unique combinations of flavors you can not purchase at a store.
  • An infusion kit can be made and given as a gift. All the receiver has to do is add 12 oz of spirits.

🍹 What are infused spirits

Infused spirits is a technique of putting ingredients such as fruit, spices, or herbs into liquor for 3 to 4 days to create new flavor profiles. After a few days, the liquor is strained and used in cocktails.

🛒 Ingredient notes

Ginger Pear Spirit Infused Cocktail ingredients

Dried pears: Be sure they are no sugar added. Try and get whole pear slices not, diced pieces.

Dried California Pears, Unsweetened

Crystallized ginger: It is also known as candied ginger. It is made by cooking peeled and sliced all-natural ginger root in sugar water until soft and tender, and then lightly coating the ginger pieces in sugar and dried.

Dried Crystallized Ginger

Honey powder: You could use white sugar as a substitute. However, the honey infuses a sweet earthy flavor to the cocktail.

SoulBee Honey Powder

Lemon powder: Be sure and purchase pure lemon powder, not lemonade.

True Lemon Shaker

Cinnamon stick: Be sure to get whole cinnamon sticks, not powdered. Also, the Ceylon variety of cinnamon sticks are milder and which helps develop a nice subtle flavor to your cocktail.

Organic Ceylon cinnamon sticks

See the recipe card for a complete list and quantities.

🔪 Step by step instructions

  1. Fill the jar with dried fruit, honey powder, and cinnamon still.
Ginger Pear Spirit Infused Cocktail with maple sugar in the bottom of the jar dried Ginger and dried apples and dried cinnamon in the jar

2. Fill the jar with your favorite vodka. Place the filled jar in the refrigerator. The jar should be in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 days to allow the fruit to infuse into the vodka.

Pouring vodka into the jar with sugar dried apples cinnamon sticks and dried Ginger

3. When ready to serve strain infused spirits through a fine-mesh strainer.

4. Add two ounces of pear juice to a glass and then stir in 2 oz of the infused vodka.

5. Garnish and serve

Hint: Garnish could be a slice of fresh pear, a spring of rosemary, or a thin slice of fresh ginger. For a dramatic effect, light a cinnamon stick and place it in the glass when serving.

💭 Tips for making the recipe

When infusing spirits, it is best to allow the alcohol to sit for 3 to 4 days before you plan on using them. Keep refrigerated.

✔️ Equipment

There really is not much needed to infuse your own spirits. A few basic tools and you can let your blending creativity sore.

🔀 Variations

Once you start infusing your own spirits, you will enjoy how easy it is to try new flavor combinations

  • The recipe would also be great with bourbon.
  • You could use white sugar instead of honey sugar if you prefer.
  • If you do not have pear juice, you could substitute this with apple juice.
Ginger Pear Spirit Infused Cocktail with a cinnamon stick in the glass that has been lit with a little smoke coming off of it and a sprig of fresh pear on the rim
Ginger Pear Spirit Infused Cocktail with a cinnamon stick in the glass that has been lit with a little smoke coming off of it and a sprig of fresh pear on the rim
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Ginger Pear Spirit Infused Cocktail

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Resting time: 3 days
Total Time: 3 days 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Make your own handcrafted infused fruit-forward spirits to create this delicious Ginger Pear Spirit Infused Cocktail Crafting your own spirits is easy and creates unique flavor combinations you cannot buy in a store.

Note: Be sure to read through the recipe’s post for tips and details about this recipe.

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

  • Fill jar with dried fruit, cinnamon stick, honey powder, and vodka. Reseal the lid tightly.
  • Place the filled jar in the refrigerator. The jar should be in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 days to allow the fruit to infuse into the vodka.
  • When ready to serve strain infused spirits through a fine-mesh strainer.
  • Add 4 oz of pear juice to a glass and then stir in 4 oz of the infused vodka.
  • Garnish and serve

Notes

Hint: Garnish could be a slice of fresh pear, a spring of rosemary, or a thin slice of fresh ginger. For a dramatic effect, light a cinnamon stick and place it in the glass when serving.
Serving: 1g, Calories: 362kcal, Carbohydrates: 24g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 1g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 5mg, Potassium: 78mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 21g, Vitamin A: 3IU, Vitamin C: 11mg, Calcium: 16mg, Iron: 1mg
Cuisine: American
Course: Drinks
Author: Gina Dickson

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