Preparation info
  • Makes about

    6½ cups

    • Difficulty


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Home Made Christmas

By Yvette van Boven

Published 2018

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  • About 18 ounces (500 g) sloe berries (don’t measure too precisely)
  • cups


Sloe gin (or actually sloe berry gin) is a staple of an Irish or English Christmas. This is actually hardly a recipe. If you pick them in October and put them in the gin, you can drink sloe gin at Christmas, but it’s even better to wait a year or two. The flavor will only improve, and since the berries are soaked in alcohol they’ll keep almost indefinitely.

As soon as the berries of the