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Homemade Jolly Rancher Vodka

With so many vodka flavors out there, you may be thinking, Why should I make my own? Because this is about Jolly Ranchers! As many of you know, I don't do a lot of drinking, maybe a few fruity drinks a year, but another Vingler wanted to do a collaboration between DIY and alcoholic beverages. You can visit @MarshallEdgar's drinks collection here.

Supplies Needed:

vodka (unflavored)
airtight containers (Ikea has bottles like these)
Jolly Ranchers (about 10-12 pieces per small bottle)
funnel
Divide the Jolly Ranchers up by color, adding 10-12 pieces per bottle. This will help both the color and the flavor stay true to the candy. You can add more candy than this if you want something super sweet and intense.
Using a funnel, pour the unflavored vodka into the bottles.
After about one hour in the vodka, the Jolly Ranchers began to break down. This is the time you want to shake the bottle up. Let it sit over night.
By the next morning, give the vodka a good and vigorous shake. The candy should be completely dissolved and ready for cocktails!
If you enjoyed this diy, (and I hope you did), then I will be doing a few more in collaboration with @MarshallEdgar. You can see my other diy projects here.
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LOL That's a great memory @Danse. Let me know how it turns out for you!
This is so hilarious to me because I remember back in my early twenties when we used to cram as many ranchers into our drinks as we could. This just brings back memories. I'm totally making this. >__< <3
I haven't actually tried it myself. I don't drink often. I created a DIY as par of a collaboration with another vingler. Sorry, @rodiziketan
I bet shots would be good. Chase by sucking on a jolly rancher! :D But I also really like @marshalledgar's idea of making a vodka tom collins, because the lemon will cut the sweetness a little :)
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