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River Pilot Limoncello

Prep Time30 minsCook Time10 minsCategory
Spirit
 River Pilot Vodka
Ingredients
 1 bottle 750 ml River Pilot Vodka
 1 ½ oz Water
 2 cups sugar
 Zest of 8 Lemons
Directions
1

Wash the lemons with a vegetable brush and hot water.
Carefully zest the lemons with a zester or vegetable peeler so there is NO WHITE pith on the peel.
White pith will leave a bitter taste.

2

In a clean (sterilized) glass jar, add ½ of the bottle of vodka and the lemon zest.
Cover the jar and let it sit at room temperature for at least 10 days up to 40 days in a cool dark place.

3

After the 10-40 days, prepare the simple syrup.
Combine the sugar and water and cook until thickened, about 5-7 minutes.

4

Let the syrup cool before adding it to the Limoncello mixture.
Add the additional ½ bottle of River Pilot Vodka.

5

Allow to rest for another 10-40 days.

6

After the rest period, strain the zest and discard it.
Bottle the liquid and keep in freezer until ready to serve.

Ingredients

Spirit
 River Pilot Vodka
Ingredients
 1 bottle 750 ml River Pilot Vodka
 1 ½ oz Water
 2 cups sugar
 Zest of 8 Lemons

Directions

Directions
1

Wash the lemons with a vegetable brush and hot water.
Carefully zest the lemons with a zester or vegetable peeler so there is NO WHITE pith on the peel.
White pith will leave a bitter taste.

2

In a clean (sterilized) glass jar, add ½ of the bottle of vodka and the lemon zest.
Cover the jar and let it sit at room temperature for at least 10 days up to 40 days in a cool dark place.

3

After the 10-40 days, prepare the simple syrup.
Combine the sugar and water and cook until thickened, about 5-7 minutes.

4

Let the syrup cool before adding it to the Limoncello mixture.
Add the additional ½ bottle of River Pilot Vodka.

5

Allow to rest for another 10-40 days.

6

After the rest period, strain the zest and discard it.
Bottle the liquid and keep in freezer until ready to serve.

River Pilot Limoncello
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