So, a little while ago, I saw a recipe online for bacon infused vodka. Immediately, this caught my attention, because bacon and alcohol are two of my favourite past times. Well, today I actually ventured into the great unknown and started the process of creating this magical elixir.
First things first, I had to get vodka, bacon and some mason jars. Now, the bacon and vodka were easy to get, but for some odd reason no one...anywhere sells mason jars. I ended up going to four different stores before I found something suitable to use. Thanks, Wal-Mart.
Alright, getting down to business, I took 4-5 strips of bacon, which is more than the online recipe, but my mason jar holds more vodka than a pint, so I added more bacon. We'll see how that turns out. I started to fry the bacon, which started to make me hungry. I turned the bacon a few times, and after a few minutes cooking it was done.
I took the bacon out of the pan and decided not to blot it with a paper towel, believing that any little extra bacon flavour I can get is going to be good. The next step was easy, adding the vodka to the bacon. I put the bacon in the jar and simply poured the vodka in with it.
This is the result
So, now I have to let it sit for three weeks in a dark cupboard while the vodka takes in the subtleties and nuances of the bacon. I've already got a drink planned for it. Its essentially a bloody mary, except instead of celery, you add a romaine heart. Its a BLT...lolololol.
This could either be extremely awesome or horribly disgusting. I just have to wait three weeks to find out.