Lemon Digestif

Lemon Digestif

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Difficulty: Easy
Total Time: 10 mins, plus steeping time
Makes: 3 1/3 cups
Lemon Digestif
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Like an alcoholic Lemonhead, our take on limoncello is both tart and sweet, and is a nice finish to a big meal.

What to buy: We chose Everclear 151 grain alcohol to use in our digestifs; it picks up the flavoring elements much faster than vodka.

This recipe was featured as part of our Make Your Own Digestifs project.


  1. 1Using a vegetable peeler, remove lemon peel in wide strips, making sure to avoid the white pith.
  2. 2Place peels in a 1-quart glass jar with a tightfitting lid, add alcohol, cover, and let steep undisturbed at room temperature for 6 days.
  3. 3After 6 days, remove peels and add simple syrup. Stir to combine. Store in the freezer.
  • Lemon Digestif
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