With its sweet mandarin flavor and touch of acidity, this digestif will have you wishing the meal could end faster.
What to buy: We chose Everclear 151 grain alcohol to use in our digestifs; it picks up the flavoring elements much faster than vodka.
- 1Using a vegetable peeler, remove mandarin peel in wide strips, making sure to avoid the white pith.
- 2Place peels in a 1-quart glass jar with a tightfitting lid, add alcohol, cover, and let steep, at room temperature, undisturbed, for 6 days.
- 3After 6 days, remove peels and add rich simple syrup. Stir to combine. Store in the freezer.