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Sloe Gin

Sloe gin is a red liqueur flavoured with sloe (blackthorn) berries, which are a small fruit relative of the plum. Sloe gin has an alcohol content between 15 and 30 percent by volume. The traditional way of making sloe gin is to infuse gin with the berries. Sugar is required to ensure the sloe juices are extracted from the fruit. Almond flavouring may also be added. Many commercial sloe gins today are made by flavouring less expensive neutral grain spirits, and produce a fruit cordial effect, although a number of long-established, reputable manufacturers still use the traditional method. Generic for liqueur with natural and/or artificial sloeberry flavoring, with either a grain neutral spirit base or (rarely, and mostly in history) a gin base. The sloeberry is another name for the blackthorn plum.

Drinks made with Sloe Gin:

  1. Blackthorn
  2. Eclipse Cocktail
  3. Johnnie Mack Cocktail
  4. Love Cocktail
  5. Mabel Berra Cocktail
  6. McClelland Cocktail
  7. Millionaire Cocktail No. 1
  8. Modern Cocktail No. 2
  9. Moll Cocktail
  10. Ping-Pong Cocktail
  11. Ping-Pong Special Cocktail
  12. Savoy Tango Cocktail
  13. Shriner Cocktail
  14. Sloe Gin Cocktail
  15. Sloeberry Cocktail

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