Sloe Gin

It’s been a long wait – almost three months I think – but finally it’s ready. Just in time for Christmas.

take 1 litre of gin, add 450g of sloe berries (frozen overnight or pricked all over with a pn to release the juices. Stir in 225g caster sugar, then leave in a cool dark place for three months, agitating it from time to time. Strain through muslin and bottle. Serve with champagne, pink lemonade or neat.


One Comment Add yours

  1. mangocheeks says:

    Happy belated Christmas.

    I am so so envious of anyone who managed to gather some sloe berries for gin or vodka. Best wishes for the New Year.

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