Blackthorn cocktail

Type: Cocktail

The Blackthorn is a very old cocktail that uses sloe gin. In recent years sloe gin has made a revival and this tasty cocktail will certainly put it to good use

Print instructions


  • 50ml sloe gin
  • 50ml sweet vermouth
  • Dash Angostura bitters
  • Ice
  • Lemon zest - to garnish

How to make

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with some ice and pour in the sloe gin, vermouth and bitters
  2. Shake until chilled
  3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass
  4. Garnish with a piece of lemon zest


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