Homemade Apple Liqueur (Meilach)
Cuisine: French
Author: Chief Mixologist
The wealth of flavor that comes from apples is amazing, resulting in a liqueur that is a outstanding component of a wide variety of cocktails as well as foods.
Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 pounds apples
  • 2 Cups vodka
  • 2 Cups brandy
  • 1 1/2 Cups sugar
  • 3/4 Cup water
Instructions
  1. Cut apples into wedges, put in a large, wide-mouth jar, at least a gallon size. Pour vodka and brandy over apples.
  2. Cap and age in a cool place for one month.
  3. Strain and filter.
  4. Combine sugar and water in a saucepan, boil, cool.
  5. Combine liqueur and syrup into aging container, age for a month.
  6. Strain as needed.
Notes
Variation: Spiced apple. Add two 3″ cinnamon sticks, 10 whole cloves, remove spices when filtering/squeezing apples.
Recipe by Epicurus.com Beverages at https://www.epicurus.com/beverages/homemade-apple-liqueur-meilach/880/