Chamomile "Herbal Tea"-Infused Vodka

Chamomile "Herbal Tea"-Infused Vodka in a glass bottle and in glasses

The Spruce / Julia Hartbeck

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 12 hrs
Total: 12 hrs 10 mins
Servings: 10 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
222 Calories
0g Fat
15g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 10
Amount per serving
Calories 222
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Calcium 1mg 0%
Iron 0mg 0%
Potassium 2mg 0%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Soft, soothing, apple-sweet chamomile is enlivened with vodka in this easy-to-make "herbal tea" vodka. Try this naturally flavored vodka straight, or mix it with citrus juice for a one-of-a-kind cocktail.

Ingredients

  • 750 ml vodka

  • 6 level tablespoons chamomile blossoms

  • 1 cup simple syrup

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Chamomile "Herbal Tea"-Infused Vodka ingredients

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  2. Using a funnel, guide the chamomile into the bottle of vodka. If necessary, lightly crush the spices first or use a chopstick to fit them through the funnel and into the bottle.

    spices poured into a bottle of vodka using a funnel

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  3. Replace the cap of the bottle and shake well. Steep for about 12 hours, or to taste.

    spices and vodka in a bottle

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  4. Pour the mixture through a fine mesh strainer and funnel into a different bottle. If you plan to add simple syrup, use a larger bottle. If desired, filter a second time with cheesecloth.

    Vodka strained into a bowl, then poured into a glass bottle

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  5. Discard the chamomile flowers. Add simple syrup to the vodka if desired. Serve straight, on the rocks or with a splash of seltzer, or as a base for more complex cocktails.

    Chamomile "Herbal Tea"-Infused Vodka in a bottle

    The Spruce / Julia Hartbeck