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

How to Make Poor Man's Drambuie


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