Category: Sloe gin / sloeberry (Pacharán)
Product of: United Kingdom
Plymouth stays true to a 1883 recipe, the sloe berries are slowly and gently steeped in high strength gin, Dartmoor water and a further secret ingredient. The result is an entirely natural product with no added flavouring or colouring.
Sampled on 08/08/2012
Clear, maroon red.
Aromatic, luscious berry fruit, bitter cherry and raspberry jam with figs, cloves, orange blossom honey and stewed fruits.
Richly flavoured with initially dryness quickly turning smooth and sweet as it opens to reveal jammy juicy cherry and ripe raspberry with figs, cloves, honey and stewed fruits, all sprayed with aromatic orange zest oils. Balancing cracked black pepper bite.
Rich, boiled sweet-like finish with tart jammy berry flavours and sweet almond notes.
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap