Fig Bitters

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried figs
  • 2 fresh figs cut in half
  • 10 g whole green cardamom pods
  • 10 g whole cloves
  • 1 vanilla bean split
  • 1 1/2 3 inch cinammon stick
  • Strips of zest from 3 oranges
  • 2 tablespoon cinchona bark
  • 1 teaspoon gentian root
  • 1/4 cup dried orange peel
  • 1 vanilla bean, split
  • 750 ml bottle of overproof rye

Instructions

  1. In a glass jar with a tight fitting lid, combine all dry ingredients.
  2. Top with rye.
  3. Seal tightly and shake vigorously to mix well.
  4. Let mixture rest at room temperature in a dark space for 3 months.
  5. Strain with a fine mesh sieve before serving.
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