Bernard Michael Tostanowski III

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Lychee Infused Vodka

In Alcohol on July 24, 2009 at 12:40 AM


A few weeks ago I had my first taste of a fresh lychee. The flavor was so unique, I couldn’t get enough. Being the lush that I am, I immediately thought of making my own lychee flavored vodka. I’ve tried Kai Lychee Flavored Vodka before and as less than impressed. I really couldn’t distinguish a lychee taste in the vodka and it left me wanting a more fragrant, fruity vodka.

I began with one of my favorite vodkas, Russian Standard. Fresh lychees are extremely hard to find here in Orlando but are very easy to find online. A great resource for buying the Canned Lychees is Aroy-D is one of the larger producers of canned lychees. A typical 2o ounce can contains only about 8 ounces of fresh lychees; the remaining weight is syrup. Read the rest of this entry »