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Homemade Peppermint / Mint Extract

This is a simple technique for making your own extract at home from peppermint or any other mint that you love.
Prep Time 5 mins


  • 3 cups peppermint chopped
  • 1 cup high proof grain alcohol


  • Rough chop 1 cup of peppermint.
  • Add chopped peppermint to a mason jar. Cover it in high proof grain alcohol.
  • Cover the jar with a lid. Give it a swish and store it in a pantry for at least a day.
  • Strain out the peppermint. Retain the liquid for extract.
  • Rough chop another cup of peppermint. Repeat the process above.
  • Using your third cup of peppermint, repeat the process yet again.
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