Sloe gin

December 18, 2016

A recipe for sloe gin


Demerara sugar
Empty bottles



Freeze the sloes for 48 hours. This breaks the cells down inside the sloes and helps with extracting the flavour.

Take an empty bottle. Add frozen sloes until it is about a third full.

Sloes in a bottle

Add  demerera sugar until it is about two thirds full.

Sloes and demerera sugar

Fill up with gin but leave a gap at the top.

Sloes, demerera sugar and gin.

Shake vigorously for a few minutes. Put in a cool dark place.

Shake every day for a week, every week for a month and every month for a year.

Filter before drinking.

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