Family Tested & Approved
mint leaves (i like peppermint)
Combine vodka, herbs and lemon zest in a clean glass jar. Cover and let stand in a cool, dark place for 3 weeks, giving the mixture a shake every few days.
Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan. Boil until the sugar has completely dissolved. Allow to cool.
Strain vodka mixture through a coffee filter into a clean jar or bottle with an airtight lid. Sweeten to taste with the sugar syrup. Cover and let stand for 4 weeks.
Store in a cool, dark place for up to 1 year.