Alice Dryden (huskyteer) wrote,
Alice Dryden

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Sloe Train Coming

Some months ago I started badgering a friend who works for Natural England to keep an eye out for sloes during his encounters with the countryside. In mid-October we made an expedition to a likely bush and nicely filled a Tesco bag. Two bottles of Value Gin, some sugar and three months later, interspersed with diligent weekly shakings, I now have an apparently indelible sticky ring on the kitchen floor where the jar of sloes-n-gin resided and THIS:

Sloe Gin

One bottle has your name on it, Howard, for services to sourcing and picking. As for the rest...well, there are many cold, wet evenings between now and Spring...
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