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A recipe for making a Base spirit infused with the essence of garlic and basil.


  • 1 medium sized bulb of garlic
  • 2 large sprigs of basil
  • 750ml bottle of Vodka
  • Infusion jar with tight-sealing lid


  1. Separate the garlic into cloves and remove the skins.
  2. Rinse the basil to remove any unwanted chemicals. There is no need to chop or remove the stems.
  3. Place the garlic and basil into a clean quart-sized mason jar.
  4. Fill the jar with vodka.
  5. Secure the lid on the jar and shake well.
  6. Store the infusion in a dark place at room temperature for 2 days.
  7. Strain the vodka through a coffee filter into a separate container.
  8. Store as you would any other vodka.