sloe gin


Definition of sloe gin

: a sweet reddish liqueur consisting of grain spirits flavored chiefly with sloes

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Recent Examples on the Web The Trust recommends enjoying the sloe gin in a Sloe Royale. Annie Goldsmith, Town & Country, "Queen Elizabeth Is Now Selling Beer and Gin," 9 May 2021 Highlights include the Japonri with Japanese whisky, sloe gin, and Aperol, as well as a limited mocktail menu. Jenna Scatena, Condé Nast Traveler, "Drinking in Abu Dhabi: A Definitive Guide," 5 Nov. 2019 If the weather’s good, snag a spot on the terrace, order a sloe gin and soda apéritif, and take it all in. Laura Giannatempo, Condé Nast Traveler, "A Weekend Road Trip to the Black Forest," 27 June 2018 Now go ahead and create a Ramos gin fizz, Clover Club, pisco sour, sloe gin fizz or any other cocktail recipe that calls for egg white. Lisa Futterman,, "You love the magic of aquafaba, but did you know it makes luxuriously creamy cocktails?," 11 Apr. 2018 Love Cocktail 1 1/2 ounces sloe gin 1 egg white 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon raspberry syrup Shake all ingredients over cracked ice. Michele Gouveia, Marie Claire, "Celebrate Valentine's Day, Dorothy Parker Style," 14 Feb. 2014 Comprised of sloe gin, egg white, lemon juice, and raspberry syrup, the book's author promises that when mixed properly the result is a cocktail the color of blood. Michele Gouveia, Marie Claire, "Celebrate Valentine's Day, Dorothy Parker Style," 14 Feb. 2014 The drink is served very cold and uses an equal mix of lime, apricot brandy and sloe gin. Philip Potempa, Post-Tribune, "New cooking stage show themed to romance and entertain," 12 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of sloe gin

1895, in the meaning defined above

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15 May 2021

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“Sloe gin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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