(Makes 4 cups)
· 2½ cups vodka
· peel of 8 just-ripe lemons, a little pith on
· ¾ cup sugar
· juice of 3 lemons, strained
· 3 whole cloves
Combine vodka and lemon peel, cover and steep 48 hours in a cool, dark place.
Strain. Boil sugar, lemon juice and cloves with 1 cup water until syrupy. Cool, remove cloves and mix into lemon vodka.
Serve chilled in shot glasses or with ice and soda.