Where Do Sloe Berries Come from?

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Sloe berries are the fruits of the Blackthorn bush, scientifically referred to as Prunus spinosa. This species is believed to be native to Europe and certain parts of Asia and Africa. Sloe berries are used to make a type of wine referred to as sloe gin in Britain.
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Sloe berries are the fruit of the Blackthorn bush, Prunus spinosa.
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1. Wait until after the first frost of the fall or winter. The frost brings the sloes to full maturity and helps split the berries, which makes them easier to process for making gin
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Sloe gin is a red coloured liqueur flavoured with sloe berries, the fruit of the blackthorn. It is traditionally a winter drink, drunk at Christmas
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It is a deciduous large shrub or small tree growing to 5 m tall, with blackish bark and
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You can find sloe berries almost everywhere throughout the United Kingdom. The Sloe or black thorn shrub is very common in woodlands and hedgerows. It blooms from ...
1. Wait until after the first frost of the fall or winter. The frost brings the sloes to full maturity and helps split the berries, which makes them easier to ...
The best time to pick your sloes from blackthorn hedges is in October or November when they are most ripe, that is, probably after the first frosts. Sloe berry ...
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