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5 DIY liquors and infusions

By: Enrique Gili on May 8, 2014, 11:39 a.m.
Citrus tequila mix in the sun

Photo: Enrique Gili

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Citrus Tequila

Put an adult spin on citrus-based drinks with the addition of infused vodka.

Prep time: 10 minutes 

Total time: 2 days 

Citrus Tequila


  • 1 grape fruit, quartered
  • 1 lime, quartered
  • 1 lemon, quartered
  • 1 orange, quartered
  • 3 cups mid-priced silver tequila
  1. Scrub fruit under running water. Quarter and place in a large wide-mouthed jar. Shake and place in a cool dark place for 48 hours. Taste and let steep for up to one week or more for optimal flavor. Shake periodically.
  2. Using a metal sieve strain, contents into a 1-quart jar. Store in a cool dark place, or freeze indefinitely.