Autumn's here time to make sloe gin
Now we are into September it is an ideal time to start thinking about making sloe gin. by making it now it should be ready for Christmas.
The sloe berries come from the blackthorn bushes which can be found in abundance in hedgerows and rough wooded areas.
To make 1 litre of sloe gin you will need the following:
A 1.5 ltre kilner jar or equivalent
1 lb sloes
1/2 lb sugar ( preferably caster sugar
I litre Gin.
Here is a link to a video showing all the stages. https://youtu.be/jMAvXN820AQ