Mix all together in gallon jar. Cover tightly, shaking the mixture a few times. Stand in a cool, dark place for 2 months.Filter, strain nd bottle.

Combine all the herbs, nuts and spices with vodka. Age 2 weeks, shaking daily.Strain and filter. Add food coloring, add sugar syrup to liqueur, age in cool, dark place for 1 month.

Steep angelica and almond in vodka for 5 days. Strain and filter. Add syrup or honey to liqueur. Age 2 months.

Optional flavorings: pinch of nutmeg, mace, cinnamon; 1 clove; 1 1/2 teaspoons hyssop; lemon verbena.

Recipes courtesy of Gunther Anderson.

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