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Rhubarb gin and tonic in a glass with a jar of rhubarb behind

4 homemade gins

Published: July 1, 2021 at 3:04 pm
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Capture seasonal flavours in a boozy creation with our best ever homemade gin recipes – try fresh raspberry or an aromatic festive infusion

Gin is a wonderfully versatile spirit that lends itself well to fun flavour infusions, especially when using seasonal fruit and berries. Our homemade rhubarb gin recipe produces a pretty pink liqueur perfect for G&Ts and spritzes, while our homemade sloe gin makes for a thoughtful DIY Christmas present.

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Not sure where to get started? Check out the best gins to buy, then once you've mastered the art of homemade liqueurs try using other spirits. Vodka is also a great base spirit for seasonal infusions.


4 homemade gins

Raspberry gin

Make the most of a summer glut of berries and create a delicious fruity infusion to be sipped in the sun. It takes just a handful of ingredients to make this seasonal gin. Don't bin the left-over berries – try swirling them into vanilla ice cream.

a glass of gin and tonic with ice, with juniper berries floating in the liquid and a wooden chopping board underneath

Rhubarb gin

Try a new project this weekend by making your own pink gin. Take trimmed rhubarb, add sugar and gin, then reap the rewards neat over ice or in a pink-tinged G&T. This recipe couldn't be easier to make at home and it makes a fabulous gift.

Rhubarb gin and tonic in a glass with a jar of rhubarb behind

Sloe gin

Capture a taste of autumn in a bottle. Make the most of the sloe season with this classic, easy-to-make liqueur. Enjoy this fruity alcoholic drink over the festive season or give it away as a gift to a lucky friend.

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A glass bottle of sloe gin, with two small tumblers on a coaster

Clementine, ginger and bay gin

Infuse your own gin with festive flavours, wrap it up and give it to a special someone this Christmas. It's a unique and thoughtful gift that's really easy to make.

Christmas Gin Recipe With Clementine, Ginger And Bay on a snow covered table with pine cones and clementine segments

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