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Black Forest Gin
Sloe Gin is re-imagined in this sensational twist on our favourite winter tipple.
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Our favourite winter tipple; Sloe Gin, has been given a new lease of life in this festive offering.
The weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful – so let it sloe, let it sloe, let is sloe! Just as we’ve reimagined the popular Christmas song, our Distillers have taken a classic Sipsmith spirit and sprinkled it with added festive cheer. By giving our sloe gin a new lease of life, we’ve created a spirit that’s bursting with berries and notes of sweet stone fruit.
To make our Black Forest Gin, we redistilled some of last year’s vintage of sloe gin – macerating it overnight with cacao nibs, dried raspberries and juniper berries. The result is a delectable drop that instantly transports sippers to a winter wonderland. Add an extra warming element by combining 50ml of Black Forest Gin with a splash of ginger ale in an ice-filled highball glass and garnish with a wedge of orange.
The Nose: Inviting scents of rich plum and bright fruit.
The Palate: Sweet juniper and stone fruits, with a hint of chocolate.
The Finish: Plum pudding and lingering notes of dark chocolate.
40ml Black Forest Gin
20ml lemon juice
10ml sugar syrup
10ml Sloe Gin
Lemon wedge and blackberry, to garnish
Combine the first three ingredients i in a rocks glass with crushed ice, and churn slowly to mix. Top up with more crushed ice, and then drizzle sloe gin over to ‘bleed’ through the drink. Garnish with a lemon wedge and a fresh blackberry.
Decadent Winter Negroni
25ml Black Forest Gin
Orange twist, to garnish
Combine a all the ingredients in a mixing glass and stir down. Pour into a chilled rocks glass filled with ice, and garnish with an orange twist.
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