DIY Strawberry Vodka | Tide and Thyme One bottle (750ml) vodka, decent quality 2 pints (about 1 1 /4 pounds) strawberries Rinse, hull, and quarter the strawberries and place them in a glass container with lid. Add vodka, cover, and agitate the jar. Store in cool, dark place for 7 days, swirling around once a day to promote extraction. After 3 to 7 days, strain with a coffee filter. Store in a bottle – such as the original vodka bottle – and use at your discretion.