Limoncello is a traditional South Italian lemon-flavoured liqueur. One of the interesting things about limoncello is that it isn’t sour at all (if it’s made properly). This is because there’s no lemon juice in it. The lemon flavor comes from lemon zest, the very outside of the lemon peel, where the essential oils are most concentrated.In its native Italy, limoncello is most frequently taken cold, as a digestif. There are different ways to make limoncello but this recipe is simple and effective, so let‘s see how we can make limocello!
1 liter bottle of grain alcohol (Everclear or similar, also known as rectified spirit)
Zest of 8 lemons (around 1 Kg)
1 kg Sugar
1 liters Water