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Sloe gin. Traditional recipe for sloe gin
Submitted by hazel_eyes
This is delicious and warming in front of an open fire in wintry weather.
1lb sloes (fruits of the blackthorn: prunus spinosa)
1lb brown sugar
1 litre of gin
wash and prick sloes (traditionally with a silver pin) put in a large sterilized
airtight jar (le parfait) add sugar and gin.
leave for a minimum three months,
invert jar daily until the sugar has dissolved.
can drink, but better left for three more, or until next xmas.