Gin lovers Sloe Gin Recipe

Pass me that bottle, and a glass, pour and drink – ahhhh, thats better. Its thats time of year again when the Sloes are beautifully ripe and ready to be picked, well not exactly as they are best when they have had the first frost. There are people who spoil this – If I was to wait for the first frost all the sloes would be gone, so thats the reason I pick them slightly early, and a good job to as I was in the park the other week and the hedgerows were lathered in them, when I went to actually pick them a few days ago, there were hardly any left, baring in mind there are miles of these in the park I go to.   If you were wondering what Sloes are they are berries that grow on a blackthorn bush, they look very much like a blackberry but with a pip in the centre, you kind find them in parks, on country roads and in remote areas. Ive found that the further south of the UK are better for these, I pick them in Yorkshire and Sunderland and the ones in Yorkshire are better in my…

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