Cut and scrape the vanilla beans into the bourbon bottle.
Cut up the bean pods into small pieces and add those as well.
Shake the bottle daily.
Store in a cool dark place for 6-8 weeks.
As you use the vanilla extract, refill with more bourbon and add vanilla beans.
This will keep for years.
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