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Workshop | Infused Spirits with Nebraska Botanicals

Presented by Raising Nebraska and Nebraska Statewide Arboretum

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Raising Nebraska
501 E Fonner Park Road. Suite 100
P. O. Box 2198
Grand Island NE 68801
Directions: Located on the State Fairgrounds at Fonner Park in the Nebraska Building - northwestern side of Fonner Park
Sarah Polak, (308) 385-3967,
Learn to make delicious infused spirits using herbs and spices gathered from the garden or from a local supplier. We will create flavored libations that are spicy, tangy, or flowery using aromatic ingredients you can grow in Nebraska like apple, mint, jalapeño and lavender. These flavored spirits can be used to make magical cocktails for gifts, parties or gatherings of all sorts. Bob Henrickson with the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum has been making infused spirits for years and loves sharing his knowledge about plants and spirits with others. After this workshop, you will have a not only a tasty, but a well-known, way to extract a plants aromatic properties and a new appreciation for what simple ingredients can become.

Space is limited to the first 26 registrants. There will be waiting list for additional workshops on this topic.

All registrants must be over the age of 21 and come prepared to show ID .

The workshop includes:
-Information about the health benefits of using botanicals
-Recipes for making infused spirits
-Creating infusions to take home
This workshop is planned to feature bourbon and vodka as the base ingredients.

Program Cost: $25 per person, registration fee includes all workshop supplies.

Additional Public Info:
Participants must be 21 to attend and prepared to show ID.

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This event originated in 4-H Youth Development Calendar.