Tagged: sloe gin

How to identify Sloes to make sloe gin etc 0

How to identify Sloes to make sloe gin etc

How to identify Sloes Before you can make your sloe gin, sloe wine or sloe anything then really you have to to know how to identify Sloes. There was a point when I didn’t...

Andy’s Sloe Christmas Cocktail – 12 drinks of Christmas part 6 1

Andy’s Sloe Christmas Cocktail – 12 drinks of Christmas part 6

I’ve been currently reading the brilliant Boozehound by Jason Wilson, it’s a travelogue cocktail book and it is enough to turn the most temperant of people into raging boozehounds. Wilson helps give you a...

There is more to life than sloe gin – How to make herbal and fruit alcohol infusions out of almost anything 28

There is more to life than sloe gin – How to make herbal and fruit alcohol infusions out of almost anything

This time of year everyone starts talking about one drink, sloe gin. Indeed, this is the fifth blog post I’ve written about the stuff as sloe gin really has got so popular. I do...

Sloe Gin and the Shameful history of Britain 19

Sloe Gin and the Shameful history of Britain

Imagine the first ever sloe gin ever made and you might picture a chocolate box Tudor Britain. Perhaps a pastoral scene an adorable old lady returning home with a wicker shopping basket full to...

Sloe Gin Recipe 14

Sloe Gin Recipe

Sloes grow on the blackthorn bush (Prunus spinosa)which are not only very common throughout Europe but can be found on all of the non-frozen continents of the Earth. I have heard it suggested that...