Post was not sent - check your email addresses! I … Change ). Wash Morello cherries thoroughly and discard stems and any bruised fruit. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window), Foraging gone wrong | MyUnemploymentDiaries, Unemployment Resolutions. I like being unemployed.). Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. https://www.greatbritishchefs.com/features/best-fruit-gin-recipes (It’s great in a cocktail. ( Log Out / It’s as easy as that! Why not add some mint in there as well for garnish if you’re feeling a bit fancy? To make your homemade flavoured gin, take a sterilised (dry) jar or bottle and simply add your chosen fruit (s), herbs and/or spices to your gin and leave the mixture to infuse. By day 2 mine had turned a lovely pink colour and I was officially in love. Whiskey... 72 Hours. I made mine in a small Kilner bottle, but you can make it in any bottle, or even a jam jar. https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/uk/food/g577207/homemade-gin I only had a small amount left, so I used it up. | MyUnemploymentDiaries, Follow Sumac and Sequins on WordPress.com, About 100ml of kirsch to enhance the flavour (optional). Find a re-seal-able, wide-mouthed container, such as a mason jar used for canning fruit (or clean and recycle a mayonnaise jar). Follow us on Facebook, on Twitter @theginkin, or on Instagram at @theginkin. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Fresh Morello cherries are quite hard to find in UK supermarkets. https://nwedible.com/infuse-your-booze-a-complete-guide-to-diy-flavored-liquors Sloe gin. Supercall Labs: Liquor-Infused Cherries 36 Hours. The longer the cherries mature in the gin, the better it will taste. Don’t be tempted to drink before the three month mark to guarantee a full flavour. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. I went for a martini by adding a splash of vermouth, tonic and some of the syrup from Maraschino cherries. Morello cherries aren’t the go-to cherry when eating raw but their deep sour flavour makes them perfect for infusing in jam, sauces and in this case, gin. The only thing to do now is to see how it performs in a cocktail. ( Log Out / Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Unless you have the self control of a saint. If you have a story suggestion email firstname.lastname@example.org, The Gin Kin promotes responsible drinking, This Cherry Gin Recipe Tastes as Sweet as It Looks, Here's How Make Your Own Winter Gin From 'Christmas Trees', You Can Make This Frozen Raspberry and Cherry Gin Slush in Three Simple Steps, Pink Cherry Gin Is the Ultimate Way to Add a Fruity Twist to Your G&T. You will need a sterilised 1 litre (at least) Kilner jar or wide necked bottle. Take the cherries and removing the stem and stones, cut them into quarters. Our sloe gin is a classic autumnal treat with a rich, rounded flavour. Make … Apple-Pear Gin. An extra day and a half made a dramatic difference, escalating the liquor flavor and almost annihilating the... 1 … Let’s be honest – this isn’t going to end up sitting on the shelf all summer. Put the cherries into your bottle or jar and pour over the kirsch if you’re using it. To turn it into a gin liqueur, simply add sugar. Place cherries in either a large Kilner jar or a wide necked 1 litre bottle. A half decent London Dry will suffice. Put the cherries into your bottle or jar and pour over the kirsch if you’re using it. Use a funnel to add the sugar and top up with gin to the rim. ( Log Out / What should the fruit (or produce)-to-gin ratio be? Despite my most recent attempt to forage cherries being a potentially poisonous disaster I was still in the mood for something fruity, and being one of gin’s biggest fans, cherry gin seemed like the obvious summer choice. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. You don’t need a premium gin in this recipe as the flavour is going to be altered beyond recognition but don’t go for the cheapest either. Method: Wash Morello cherries thoroughly and discard stems and any bruised fruit. Shake the bottle every day until the sugar is dissolved and then store in a cool, dark place for at least three months. Leave to infuse for a couple of days. Gin was also relatively popular, delivering unhindered fruit flavor better than any other infusion. 1. Gin already has a great infusion of flavors because of the botanicals … (Mis)adventures in and out of a London Kitchen. If you can’t get them fresh then frozen ones will also work in a cherry gin recipe, and are much easier to pick up. Suggested serve is to pour the gin over some ice and mix your favourite tonic water. ( Log Out / Place cherries in For a simple cherry gin recipe that will tantalise your taste buds, look no further. Of course.