How to Make Mamajuana at Home

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Mamajuana! It may sound to you like Marijuana when speaking in a hurry. But don’t stress out your mind. Mamajuana is a drink that is prepared by infusing herbs in liquor. It is a traditional drink of the Dominican Republic. This drink was traditionally made with tea mixture infused by herbs and served as a tonic to cure almost everything. It is said to cure flu, indigestion, cleanse the blood, cure kidney problems and for a sound sleep.

Mamajuana recipe

In the year 1950, Mamajuana for the first time, was made with alcohol and sold. It is served in a shot glass or served with some ice. This drink will serve two purposes. One it will be a medicinal drink and secondly, you can enjoy it with the sweetness it offers.

So why to delay it. I am sharing its Mamajuana recipe today with you all. But there are many other drinks that we’ve covered in our blog. You should definitely check them as well.

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Ingredients for Mamajuana

Vodka2 cups
Star Anise3 with seeds
Hibiscus Petals4 dried
Cinnamon sticks2 smashes and broken
Basil Leaves1 tablespoon dried
Grape Leaf1 large
Whole Cloves1 tablespoon
Chicory Bark2 tablespoons
Red Wine4 cups
Rum4 cups
Honey2 tablespoons

The ingredients needed are readily available at any supermarket. Let us see how much time this drink will be made up in.

How Much Time Will It Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
10 daysN/A10 days

As this drink is made by infusing herbs in it. And the infusion takes time to pass on the flavours. So, it will take some time to have to get all the flavours of the herbs. Don’t worry about the long hours; it will be worth all the wait.

Mamajuana Recipe

  1. Take a large bowl and crush all the herbs together.
  2. In a bottle or jar, add the crushed herbs and pour some low priced liquor over it.
  3. Rest this bottle for five days but shake the bottle daily.
  4. On the fifth day, strain it and discard all the liquor of the bottle.
  5. In another bottle, add wine, rum and honey and to this add the strained herbs. Seal this bottle tightly.
  6. Now rest this bottle for another five days and shake the bottle daily.
  7. Serve. 

So this is how you can make Mamajuana at home easily without any effort.

Nutritional Breakdown of Mamajuana


How to Make Mamajuana at Home | Video

You might feel the Mamajuana recipe should be given in a video. So, here I have uploaded the video for the recipe, so you do not get confused in any context. Refer the video for more convenience.

How To Make Dominican Mamajuana | Exotic Drink Recipes
Video by Norberis R.

Having any queries regarding the recipe? Just send me your questions in the comment section below and I will get back to you soon for the same. Also, do not forget to share your reviews in the comment section below. Share this recipe with your near and dear ones if you like it. Enjoy your drink!

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