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Windspiel Premium Sloe Gin
Windspiel Premium Sloe Gin
-10%
35,99 (€71,98 per l) 39,99
  • Herkunft Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

  • Alkohol 33.3% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Juniper, Sloes

Wismarian Sloe Gin
Wismarian Sloe Gin
29,00 (€58,00 per l)
  • Herkunft Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany

  • Alkohol 28% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Juniper, Sloes

315 Upstairs Heidelberg BilBerry Gin Liqueur
-19%
29,90 (€59,80 per l) 36,90
  • Herkunft Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

  • Alkohol 31.5% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Blueberries

Roshain Siebengebirge Sloe Gin
Roshain Siebengebirge Sloe Gin
-20%
28,72 (€57,44 per l) 35,90
  • Herkunft North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

  • Alkohol 30% vol.

El Bart SkyBerry Gin Liqueur
26,95 (€53,90 per l)
  • Herkunft North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

  • Alkohol 20% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Juniper, Berry fruits

144 Raspberry Square gin liqueur
-19%
29,99 (€59,98 per l) 36,90
  • Herkunft Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

  • Alkohol 31% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Raspberries

PFALZGOLD - Gin Grape Liqueur
PFALZGOLD - Gin Grape Liqueur
29,90 (€59,80 per l)
  • Herkunft Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

  • Alkohol 21% vol.

Breaks coffee liqueur
Breaks coffee liqueur
5,99 (€119,80 per l) 6,00
  • Herkunft Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

  • Alkohol 30% vol.

Truffled Eggstasy - Egg liqueur with truffle gin
Truffled Eggstasy - Egg liqueur with truffle gin
30,00 (€60,00 per l)
  • Herkunft North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

  • Alkohol 17% vol.

Mannheim Gin Package - 144 Square Mannheim Dry Gin + 144 Raspberry Square Gin
0€ shipping
-14%
59,90 (€59,90 per l) 69,39
  • Herkunft Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

Elephant Sloe Gin
35,90 (€71,80 per l)
  • Herkunft Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany

  • Alkohol 35% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Sloes

Bad Hangover Juicy Peach - Gin Liqueur
18,38 (€36,76 per l)
  • Herkunft Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

  • Alkohol 26% vol.

GANS Sloe Gin
34,00 (€68,00 per l)
  • Herkunft Brandenburg, Germany

  • Alkohol 29.3% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Sloes

Applause raspberry gin liqueur
Applause raspberry gin liqueur
-29%
22,58 (€45,16 per l) 31,90
  • Herkunft Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

  • Alkohol 20.5% vol.

Upstairs Gin Liqueur Set - 144 Raspberry Square Gin Liqueur + 315 BilBerry Gin Liqueur
0€ shipping
-14%
57,90 (€57,90 per l) 67,40
  • Herkunft Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

HUGS Cranberry Gin Liqueur
28,90 (€57,80 per l)
  • Herkunft Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

  • Alkohol 26% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Cranberry

Linden No. 4 - Sloe Gin
33,90 (€67,80 per l)
  • Herkunft North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

  • Alkohol 30% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Juniper, Sloes

Clockers Sloe Gin
Clockers Sloe Gin
-28%
23,78 (€47,56 per l) 32,90
  • Herkunft Hamburg, Germany

  • Alkohol 35% vol.

  • Lead Botanicals Gin Sloes

  

Sloe Gin - The fruity liqueur with a long tradition

Sloe gin, also known as sloe liqueur, is a fruity liqueur made by macerating sloes in gin. Although it is called gin, sloe gin is actually a liqueur. This difference makes it a unique and versatile spirit that can be enjoyed neat or in cocktails.

The production of sloe gin

Sloe gin is traditionally made by soaking sloes in gin. The sloes, small dark blue berries, are harvested after the first frost to reduce their bitterness. They are then soaked in gin and sugar is added. This maceration process can take several months and gives the gin its characteristic red color and intense flavor.

According to EU regulations, sloe gin must contain at least 25% alcohol by volume and 100 grams of sugar per liter. Alongside New Western Dry, Sloe Gin is the biggest newcomer of the last two to three years. In addition to their standard gin, many producers have launched a sloe gin on the market in recent years. Sloe gins are enjoying growing popularity among fans, although sloe gin is not really gin, but rather a liqueur - known in German as Schlehenlikör.

Sloe gin: flavor profile and its variety

Due to the sloes used, sloe gin is very fruity and often quite sweet. However, there are also many variations. Some sloe gins are far more tart than sweet or fruity. The balance between sweetness and astringency can vary depending on the producer, which offers an exciting variety of flavors. This versatility makes sloe gin a popular choice for different occasions and tastes.

In particular, there are now other variations that are based on sloe gin but have nothing to do with "sloe" at all. For example, the 315 Upstairs Heidelberg BilBerry gin liqueur, which is not made with sloe juice at all, but with blueberry juice. Only very well-trained palates might be able to taste the difference - but of course it is not sloe gin by definition.

As a rule, however, you can remember that most sloe gin recipes work just as well with the similar relatives; and also that they are quite similar!

The craft gin movement and the rise of sloe gin

The craft gin movement has revolutionized the world of gin and in the process has also promoted the rise of sloe gin. Smaller, artisanal distilleries are experimenting with new flavors and techniques, which has led to a revival of traditional styles such as sloe gin. These distilleries are focusing on quality and individuality, which has made sloe gin a popular product in the modern gin scene.

Thanks to the craft gin movement, many gin lovers have discovered and come to appreciate sloe gin. This development has helped sloe gin to grow from a niche product to a permanent fixture in many bars and among many connoisseurs. The creativity and passion behind the craft gin movement is also reflected in the variety and quality of the sloe gins on offer.

Popularity of sloe gin

Sloe gin has gained considerable popularity in recent years. This rediscovery and modernization of a classic liqueur has made it a preferred choice among spirit lovers. Sloe gin can be enjoyed neat, on the rocks or as an ingredient in a variety of cocktails. Classic cocktails such as the Sloe Gin Fizz or creative new blends show the versatility of this fruity liqueur.

FAQ: Is sloe gin really gin?

Although sloe gin has the word "gin" in its name, it is technically a liqueur. The difference lies in the production and the ingredients. Sloe gin contains sloes and sugar, which distinguishes it from traditional gin, which is mainly made by macerating juniper berries and other botanicals.

What does sloe gin taste like?

Sloe gin is characterized by a rich, fruity aroma that comes from the sloe berries. The taste is sweet with a distinct berry note, often accompanied by a mild acidity and a hint of almond. Depending on the production method and recipe, the flavors of sloe gin can vary - some variants are more tart, while others have a more intense sweetness and fruitiness. Overall, sloe gin offers a complex and well-rounded flavor profile that clearly distinguishes it from classic gin.

The best way to drink sloe gin: Sloe gin cocktail recipes

Here are five cocktail ideas to enjoy sloe gin to the full:

  • Sloe Gin Tonic: A refreshing mix of sloe gin and tonic water, garnished with a slice of lemon or lime.
  • Sloe Gin Fizz: Sloe gin, lemon juice, sugar syrup and soda water, served in a tall glass with ice.
  • Sloe Gin Negroni: A variation on the classic Negroni with sloe gin, sweet vermouth and Campari.
  • Sloe Royale: Sloe gin and champagne or sparkling wine, perfect for festive occasions.
  • Sloe Gin Spritz: Sloe gin, Prosecco, soda water and a slice of orange, ideal for summer days.

Well-known brands from the mainstream range

  • Plymouth Sloe Gin: A classic sloe gin with a balanced blend of sweetness and fruitiness.
  • Sipsmith Sloe Gin: Known for its strong sloe flavors and a subtle hint of almond.
  • Hayman's Sloe Gin: A traditional sloe gin with a rich and fruity flavor.