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Sloe Gin

The Bitter Truth Sloe Gin »Tally Ho« you’ll cry as you crack open a bottle of »The Bitter Truth – Sloe Gin« and daydream of standing over your foraging basket proudly filled to the brim with this autumnal hoard. Without a fox or a hound in sight you’ll still feel like you made a killing. With a scent like Harris Tweed, plums and almond, and a color thick with deep red and purple tannins, this gin has a warming effect to stave off the worst winter frosts. With a distinctive blue gin dry spice shrouded in a shawl of rich red sloe fruit, this gin strikes the balance between sweet and savory that is perfect for sipping. Brave drinkers will pass this off as their own humble homemade ‘batch’.

»The Bitter Truth – Sloe Gin« is a Sloe Gin made from the best ripe sloe berries which are macerated in Blue Gin created by the famous Austrian distiller Hans Reisetbauer. Since it is only flavored with fresh sloe berries, this gin reveals the unique aroma of this wild-growing »little plum«, that is widespread in Southern Germany. »The Bitter Truth – Sloe Gin« is an ingredient in many cocktails and longdrinks, but can also be sipped on its own.

Tasting Notes:
Dry and a just slightly sweet. The very intense sloe/plum aroma that is followed by an unobtrusive almond flavor doesn’t overpower the gin completely. It is still recognizible and completes the fruitiness with spicy flavors.

Product Information:
750ml, 28% Alcohol by Volume

»The Bitter Truth – Sloe Gin« wird mit den besten, sonnengereiften Schlehen hergestellt, die in Blue Gin – einem Gin des bekannten Obstbrenners, Hans Reisetbauer, aus Österreich – mazerieren. Da dieser Sloe Gin nur mir frischen Schlehen aromatisiert wurde, enthüllt er das einzigartige Aroma dieser kleinen, wilden Pflaumen, die im südlichen Teil Deutschlands weit verbreitet sind. The Bitter Truth Sloe Gin findet in vielen Cocktails und Longdrinks Verwendung, lässt sich aber auch pur oder auf Eis sehr gut genießen.

Trocken, mit zarter Säure und nur leicht gesüßt. Das intensive Schlehenaroma wird von einer leichten Mandelnote begleitet, die das markante Aroma des Gins nicht komplett überdeckt. Die würzigen Noten des Gins sind noch zu erkennen und runden die fruchtigen Aromen ab.

750ml, 28% Vol.

Cocktail Recommendations

Sloe Gin & Tonic

50 ml The Bitter Truth – Sloeberry BlueGin

Tonic Water

Pour the gin into a longdrink glass filled with ice & fill up with tonic water.

Sloe Royal

20 ml The Bitter Truth – Sloeberry BlueGin


Pour the gin into a champagne flute. Fill up with champagne.

Sloe Gin Fizz

50 ml The Bitter Truth – Sloeberry BlueGin

20 ml fresh Lemon Juice

10 ml Sugar Syrup

Soda Water

Shake with ice & strain into a longdrink glass filled with ice. Put soda water on top & stir carefully.

Katie B.

30 ml The Bitter Truth – Sloeberry BlueGin

30 ml Sweet Red Vermouth

30 ml Campari

splash Soda Water (optional)

Build in a tumbler on ice & stir.

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