4 homemade gins
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.