The Story

Sloe Gin Vintages

Each autumn our sloe berries (a hedgerow fruit in the plumb family) are hand-picked and left to rest with our London Dry Gin. Year-on-year the harvests vary due to the ever changing, unpredictable English weather. Much like a good wine, every vintage that we produce has its own wonderfully unique character.

Tasting notes

The Nose
Gorgeous redcurrant and ripe winter fruits with stone-fruit almond.

The Palate
Cassis comes through with soft cherry hints and a rounded fruitiness.

The Finish
Velvety mouthfeel and balanced sweetness.

Bramble

Inspired by his childhood picking blackberries on the Isle Of Wight, Dick Bradsell invented the Bramble in the mid-eighties whilst working at Fred's Club, Soho....

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Sloe Gin Negroni

The Negroni cocktail is usually made of one part gin, one part vermouth rosso (red, semi-sweet), and one part bitters, traditionally Campari. The Sloe Gin Negro...

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Sipsmith Sloe Royale

Max Venning, a bartender at the inimitable 69 Colebrooke Row, presents an autumnal sloe gin cocktail. It is a British take on the classic Kir Royale. Dry sha...

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