Making homemade Limoncello – part 2

After four weeks, the Everclear has turned very yellow.  I opened it for the first time – it smells fantastic, but tastes really strong.

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Make simple syrup by adding 3 lbs. sugar into 1.5 liters of water.  Let the mixture simmer for 15 minutes.  Then cool it so that oty is room temperature.

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Strain the alcohol from the rinds and particles using a very fine sieve or cloth.

Add the alcohol to the cooled simple syrup and then bottle (I used mason jars).

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All that is left to do is chill, and enjoy.

Thank you Illana and Gary for this stunning recipe.

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