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Homemade Ginger Liqueur

Course: Drinks
Keyword: ginger, liqueur


  • 3 ½ oz/100g peeled ginger root sliced
  • 2 ¾ c/650 ml vodka
  • 2 tbs/30ml honey
  • ½ c/100g granulated sugar
  • 1 ½ c/360ml water
  • 1 tbs + 2 tsp/25ml lemon juice


  • In a large jar or airtight plastic container, soak thinly sliced ginger in vodka in a cool-room temp area for 10-12 days.
  • When desired spice intensity is reached (most of colour is leached out of the ginger), strain ginger out of liquid.
  • Heat honey, sugar, and water in a saucepan on med-low until all sugar is dissolved and the syrup just begins to simmer. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • Combine ginger infused vodka with 375ml of syrup solution and lemon juice. Add more syrup or lemon juice to taste. Store at room temperature in a closed jar or bottle.