We're getting in the mood for Christmas with this simple seasonal cocktail. Fresh and elegant, it's the perfect sipper this winter. Full recipe below...
PREPARE THE GARNISH
SHAKE THE SLOE SYRUP AND GIN OVER ICE IN A COCKTAIL SHAKER
SINGLE STRAIN INTO A CHILLED CHAMPAGNE FLUTE
TOP WITH CHAMPAGNE
TOP GLASS WITH GARNISH AND ENJOY!
For the Sloe Syrup:
500g sloe berries, 250g sugar, 250ml water
Bring to the boil together in a pan and simmer until glossy and reduce by a third. Cool. Strain the contents through a sieve.
For the Cocktail:
20ml sloe syrup, 20ml gin, champagne to top up, orange peel to garnish
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