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Homemade Gin in a refillable bottle on a wood table

How To Make Gin Right At Home

  • Author: Ben Myhre
  • Prep Time: 30 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 Days
  • Total Time: 4 Days 30 Minutes
  • Yield: 32 servings 1x
  • Category: Distillation
  • Method: Steeping
  • Cuisine: English


How to make gin at home! Get a few ingredients and some vodka to make a great and easy rustic Gin


  • 6 cups Vodka
  • 70 + 50 grams Juniper berries
  • 4 inches lime peel
  • 8 inches orange peel
  • 6 inches lemon peel
  • 1/2 inch ginger root
  • 1 small lemongrass stalk


  1. Using muddler, slightly mash the juniper berries to release flavors in a separate bowl
  2. Add juniper berries and all other ingredients (minus the 50 grams of juniper berries) to container
  3. Let sit for 2 days
  4. Strain all materials out using funnel and cheesecloth into another bottle or dish (you are going to need to pour it back)
  5. Muddle the remaining 50g of juniper berries and add back to bottle
  6. Add remaining juniper berries
  7. Let sit for another day
  8. Strain again
  9. GIN!

Keywords: Make your own Gin