Basil Lemon Moonshine
Basil Lemon Moonshine Drink Recipe - Both Alcoholic and Non fermented versions.
Recipe type: Infusion
Cuisine: Basil Lemon Moonshine Drink
  • 1/4 Cup of Sugar
  • 6 Fresh Basil Leaves
  • 3 Tablespoons of Water
  • 3 Cups of Shredded Fresh Basil
  • 2 (2- x 1-inch) Lemon Peel Strips
  • 2 (2- x 1-inch) Lemon Peel Strips
  • 1 (750-milliliter) Bottle of Moonshine (Ex. Ole Smoky Original Tennessee Moonshine)
  1. In a saucepan cook water and sugar over medium heat.
  2. Stir often for 5 minutes or until sugar is completely dissolved.
  3. Let cool for 10 minutes and stir in 2 lemon peel strips, moonshine, and shredded basil.
  4. Pour mix into a large glass jar and seal with a lid.
  5. Let chill for 24 hours to two weeks.
  6. Strain into a bowl making sure to discard any solids.
  7. Return to jar and add two lemon peel strips and basil leaves.
  8. Place in refrigerator for up to 2 months.
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