Poor Man's Drambuie

Marsha Gardner


This was a very popular liqueur years ago. Great served with coffee at the end of a great meal.


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  • 1
    750 ml. bottle scotch
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 2 tsp
    chopped dried angelica root
  • 1/4 tsp
    fennel seeds
  • 1/2
    lemon, zest only

How to Make Poor Man's Drambuie


  1. Using an apple peeler, carefully peel just the rind of the lemon, discarding the white pith. Combine all ingredients in a tightly sealed container.
  2. Shake several times for the first 24 hours. After 24 hours, remove lemon zest.
  3. Seal and let stand for 2 weeks in a cool, dark place shaking gently every other day.
  4. Strain through a sieve to remove the angelica and fennel seeds. Seal and let stand in a cool dark place for several months (preferable 6 months).

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Course/Dish: Cocktails

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