Sloe Gin

Sloe gin, used in this drink from Josephine House, Austin, is a liqueur made by steeping sloe berries (sour wild plums) in gin with some sugar.

RECIPE 

Makes 1

Instructions

Add sloe gin and dash of orange bitters to a rocks glass filled with ice. Add tonic water; stir to combine. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

INGREDIENTS

2 ounces sloe gin (preferably Plymouth)

3–4 oz. tonic water

1 lemon wedge

Dash of orange bitters