Sloe gin

Give in to a little tipsy temptation with this fabulous fruity Sloe Gin with va-va-voom by Marcia Ross
Sloe gin
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  • Serves: Makes 1 litre
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

main

  • 500 g sloes
  • 2 drops almond essence
  • 225 g caster sugar, (150g if you prefer a 'drier' gin)
  • gin

Tips and Suggestions

Don't waste your best gin on this recipe as the sloes will infuse their flavour.

Method

1. Put sloes in a litre jar with a sealable lid, add the almond essence and sugar and fill up with gin.

2. Turn the jar every day for one week and every time you remember thereafter for 3 months.

3. After 3 months has passed strain the gin through a piece of muslin and then it's ready to drink.

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