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Mulled Sloe Gin
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Mulled Sloe Gin

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I can’t think of anything more warming and comforting than snuggling up fireside with a mulled sloe gin. This is a hot toddy with hot fruit juices replacing the hot water for a fruitier mix. Feel free to adapt to taste. This is one forgiving cocktail.

 

I have used a 50/50 mix of freshly squeezed apple juice and cloudy apple juice. You can add more of the fruit mixture or less, depending on your preference. Mine is for a mulled sloe gin with a kick to it. Warming, fruity and feels as if it’s doing you good. And with all that vitamin C, maybe it is!

 

Glass: Toddy glass

 

Ingredients:12
  • 45ml / 1.5oz homemade sloe gin (find out how to make it here:-)
  • 30ml / 1oz freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 30ml / 1oz cloudy apple juice
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 clove
  • 1 bar spoon / 5ml ginger syrup from a jar

 

Method:
  1. Heat the spices and ginger syrup with both fruit juices very gently in a pan, taking care not to boil the mixture.
  2. Simmer gently for 5 mins to infuse the spices.
  3. Pour the sloe gin into a toddy cup or something similar.
  4. Pour the hot fruity spice mixture over the gin.
  5. Stir with a cinnamon stick.

 

Garnish: Orange zest and cinnamon stick

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