Yields 750ml Bottle

Link to sources: https://www.thehungrymouse.com/2012/07/01/homemade-gin/


  • 1 (750ml) bottle of vodka
  • 2 tbs dried juniper berries
  • 3/4 tsp coriander seed
  • 1/4 tsp ground allspice
  • 1/4 tsp fennel seed
  • 3 green cardamom pods
  • 3 black peppercorns
  • 1 fresh bay leaf
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary
  • 1 piece fresh lemon peel
  • 1 sprig fresh lavender
  • 1 coffee filter


  1. Sterilize a glass bottle with hot water, soapy water
  2. Add all of the solids to the bottle
  3. Pour in the vodka
  4. Give it a good shake. Let infuse overnight. The berries and the seeds will rise to the top. That’s fine. make sure that they’re covered with vodka. Shake the bottle every once in a while.
  5. Strain and bottle – strain it once and then run through a coffee filter a couple of times to improve the clarity.