Fruity, aromatic and complex. This is one of my favourite sloe gin cocktails, made all the more appealing by its bijou serve.
Lighter in colour and more mellow in flavour than a classic Negroni with sloe gin adding richness and subtle berry flavours.
A classic Negroni turned festive with added Christmassy flavours. A proper Christmas cracker!
A sloe berry-influenced fruity Perfect Martini.
A beautifully fruity, adult balance of bittersweet flavours.
With the right brand of sloe gin and champagne, this citrusy berry cocktail is just on the dry/tart side of balanced (add more sugar or choose your sloe
Reminiscent of a fruity screwdriver with a botanical gin character. When made with a good slow gin and freshly squeezed orange juice this is a great brunch
Galliano adds the wall (as in Harvey Wallbanger) and some herbal peppermint to this Slow Comfortable Screw. Yes, the name's corny but made with fresh orange,
As Dick Bradsell once said to me, It may make you wobble, but it won't make you fall down. Dick named this cocktail after the 1970s' Weebles children's
Actually, a shade of orange-red rather than green, the name is a reference to the absinthe in this unusual combination of ingredients. The absinthe-rinse
The rich wintery flavours of sloe gin and honey are balanced by lemon juice with clove providing seasonal spice and rosé champagne lifting and refreshing
As the name suggests, this is a classic Negroni with sloe gin introduced as a fourth ingredient. Its flavour is exactly as it says on the tin – a sloe
Sloe gin is the 'Slow', Sothern Comfort is the 'Comfortable', vodka and orange juice are the 'Screw' (as in Screwdriver), ice is the 'Cold', overproof
One of the better Sloe Comfortable Screw derivations - Overproof rum provides the Bang. Boozy fruity and balanced rather than sweet – what's not to like?
Tequila adds a Mexican touch to the Slow Screw family to create a tasty riff on a Screwdriver. Great for a lazy summer afternoon or a barbeque.
The rum and cognac combo from Between the Sheets served as part of the Slow Comfortable genre. As with so many of the Slow Comfortable family of cocktails,
A riff on the classic Negroni from Vietnam, which brilliantly set the richness of sloe gin against bone dry fino sherry while harnessing the herbal bitterness
Red wine, clove-forward falernum and sloe gin add Mulled notes to this Negroni.
Some may want to stir this gin-laced aperitivo but it's better enlivened by shaking, as per the original 1933 recipe. Beware, this cocktail benefits from
Gin-laced rich berry fruit freshened with lime and mint. Enjoy as a satisfying palate cleanser before or after a meal.
Sloeberry fruit and gin form the backbone of this aperitivo/digestivo, which is freshened by a splash of lemon juice and opened by being shaken. (Other
Dashes of bitters and lemon oils from the garnish are key to this sloe gin-based classic from the turn of the 20th century.
A sloe gin sour with a touch of almond. If you opt not to follow my addition of vanilla bitters, then consider dropping the orgeat to 5ml (1 bar spoon).
Apple brandy and sloe gin sit brilliantly with rosso vermouth in this sour.
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