Sloe Gin isn’t actually gin but people usually think it is.
Sloe Gin usually has a lower alcohol content than regular gin. It comes from the Sloe berry (hence the name), whereas Gin comes from the Juniper berry.
Gin or not, a Sloe Gin Fizz is a great cocktail!
Sloe Gin FizzCourse: cocktailDifficulty: easy
2 oz Sloe Gin
1/2 oz Simple Syrup
3/4 oz Lemon Juice, fresh
3/4 oz Lime Juice, fresh
1 to 3 oz Club Soda
- Garnish Options
Citrus Slice (lemon and/or lime)
- Add all ingredients (except club soda) to a cocktail shaker.
- Shake vigorously until shaker is ice cold.
- Fill a glass with ice.
- Pour cocktail into glass.
- Top with club soda.
- Garnish & Enjoy!
- Simple Syrup is so easy to make yourself. In a saucepan, combine equal parts sugar and water. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat & allow to cool.
Sloe and Steady
Sloe gin is always a nice variation in my house. What’s your favorite way to drink it?
Want another cocktail recipe? Check out my Daiquiri Recipe next!
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