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It's all a matter of taste

“Way before promoting our products many months are spent refining and developing our range of Artisan Sloe Gins”….says Martin Kern, Krefeld born Gin Producer….”it is true to say that, as specialists, we go about this craft the…

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Sloe recovery

It was 6th December 2015 when Cumbria was hit by devastating floods. We remained dry but the river Eden was in the order of 30ft above its usual level and the water was up to the second storey at the castle (see earlier posts ‘Eden; a troubled paradise’ and ‘Gate expectations’ in the Tales from the river bank category for photos). 111 more words

Thebuzzshelter Armathwaite


The local hedgerows are currently full of white blackthorn flowers.

Blackthorn, Prunus spinosa, was commonly used to make hedges. It forms a tangled thicket which, together with the long sharp thorns, keeps livestock in and rustlers out. 166 more words


A sloe gin cocktail for summertime

Sloe Sling

I think I need a bigger bottle!

Walk down memory lane with me and come for a brisk foraging walk in the English countryside. 907 more words


Episode 089: Sloe Gin Fizz and "The Uninvited"

Everyone’s invited to Kate’s sloe gin party! It’s fizzy fun and has Elizabeth Banks manhandling a roast in “The Uninvited,” an American K-horror remake from 2009. Join us, won’t you?


A Slow Comfortable Screw - what a fantastic name for a cocktail

Here’s a thought. A slow comfortable screw is not as silly or as obscene a name as it first appears! In fact it is inspired. I wish I’d thought of it first. 162 more words

Cocktail Recipes

Life is for sipping

As part of my birthday present, my boyfriend, Nick, booked us a tour of the Sipsmith Gin Distillery in London. We went along one Wednesday night, sipped some Gin and learned all about how Gin is made, and Sipsmith came to be.  394 more words