There are so many varieties of infused vodkas out there, candy colored and a bit too campy. At this juncture you might be yearning for the purists to instigate an upheaval, but don't protest yet how about trying my spicy horseradish peppercorn vodka.
I've tried two different methods of infusing bourbon with bacon . . . with distinctly different results. Both tasted like bacon of course. The recipe below imparts a more subtle bacon but smokier taste.
Homemade spiced rum is very easy to make . . . all it requires is time for all the spices to do their magic. After a couple of minutes of work and two weeks of waiting and you end up with a tasty rum that can't be beat.