Sloe Whisky

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Sloe Whisky

Post by deadsloeandstop » 22 Oct 2006, 20:26

After reading in Country Life about this...but having heard about it first on this Forum, I've decided to give it a go... :?

I used the same recipe as I use for Sloe Gin, but just substituted the gin with whisky.

I'll let you all know how it turns out :D

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Post by deadsloeandstop » 30 Oct 2006, 11:45

Update report:

It's been one week and the concoction has developed the typical 'sloe gin' colour :? I thought it might have been darker, seeing as it wasn't a colourless liquid to start with...but there you go!

The whisky smell is still there, but has receeded a little, in the same way that the gin smell weakens over time...

I reckon this is going to taste quite good when it's done... :D
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Post by deadsloeandstop » 30 Oct 2006, 11:53

Oops...double post :oops: :roll: :oops:

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Post by Srebarna Birding » 03 Dec 2006, 17:28

Hi there,
How long do you think you will leave the berries in for?

I am experimenting and adding it to my homemade Rakia...and wondering how long to leave it...what do you think?? :roll:
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Post by deadsloeandstop » 05 Dec 2006, 10:22

Hello,

I was going to do the same length of time as gin...so around 3 months :D ...so my whisky should be ready in Jan.

Cheers,

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Post by Srebarna Birding » 04 Mar 2007, 16:01

Well just to report back the Sloe Rakia is absolutely gorgeous... :D :D

...........dare I say even smoother than the Gin .... :oops:

I am really pleased with both though for my first attempt!

Thanks to you all for your help :wink:

Only making one change to the recipe for next year....

that is to .....MAKE MORE!!!
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Re: Sloe Whisky

Post by s2rab » 31 Oct 2009, 19:13

I too have tried Sloe Whisky for the first time this year, not sure if it is because i used cheap Tesco whisky or the fact that I picked the sloe's very early, but after the first month I had to add some more sugar as it was a but too bitter for my taste but now a couple of more weeks on it tastes great, do hope I have done enough to last till Christmas.

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Re: Sloe Whisky

Post by dinsy » 07 Nov 2009, 17:24

HI ALL
CAN SOME ONE TELL ME WHERE TO FIND SLOES IN ESSEX, I HAVE LOOKED EVERY WHERE, WELL AROUND ROMFORD ANYWAY :(

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Re: Sloe Whisky

Post by david » 27 Sep 2010, 10:55

Any update on the Sloe Whisky?

I would be interested to find out if this works and if so, is it better with cheap whisky or does a good malt make a difference.

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Re: Sloe Whisky

Post by Somnophore » 02 Oct 2010, 20:57

Well they do sell sloe wiskey and sloe brandy commercially so I guess it works.

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