Sloe Gin Tag

A pretty amazing thing happened to Timo and me this fall…we became the proud owners of four whole sloe berries grown in pots at our house in Sebastopol! It seems like a million years ago, actually 12, that Timo and I were living in San Francisco...

For those who appreciate the sweeter side of gin, take it sloe. A beloved winter liqueur in the U.K., sloe gin is made with sloe berries—cousins of the plum—that are steeped in gin along with sugar. The result is a ruby spirit bottled at a...