Broken Bones Sloe Gin
  • Category Gin
  • Country Slovenia
  • Distillery Broken Bones
  • Style Sloe Gin
  • Alcohol 33%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • ripe plums
  • rose
  • nutty
  • almonds
  • marzipan
  • fruit
  • berries
  • sweet
  • floral

Broken Bones

Sloe Gin (0.5l, 33%)
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Broken Bones' take on Sloe Gin is intense with less sugar and higher ABV.

Why would you name your company "Broken Bones"? The distillery was founded in Slovenia by Boštjan Marušič, Borut Osojnik, and Polona Preskar. They hadn’t named their fledgling business yet and were filling barrels of Whisky for aging. Boštjan and Borut had both just come from the hospital because one had broken a leg and the other his nose. As they tell it, the bones healed but the name stuck. They produce a tidy range of five Gins and a couple of Whiskies using custom-made stills in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia.

The award-winning Broken Bones London Dry Gin is utterly delicious and a great base for many of their other Gins, including the Sloe Gin. Sloe berries are infused in the Gin for 6 months before sugar is added, bringing out the sweet aromas of ripe plums and nutty marzipan notes. With less sugar and higher alcohol content that clocks in at 66 proof, it's an intense and different take on the style ― but a welcome one. 
  • Category Gin
  • Country Slovenia
  • Distillery Broken Bones
  • Style Sloe Gin
  • Alcohol 33%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Deep Brown Sherry

Nose / Aroma / Smell
It's an enticingly aromatic nose with aromas of ripe plums and rosehip, as well as a distinct nuttiness with almond and marzipan notes.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
The sweetness is toned down, letting the rich fruitiness of the sloe berries shine.

Finish
The finish is long with the notes lingering. 
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  • ripe plums
  • rose
  • nutty
  • almonds
  • marzipan
  • fruit
  • berries
  • sweet
  • floral
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
London Dry Gin is not always from London. Gin does not have the same geographical restrictions as Spirits such as Cognac, Scotch, or Tequila. Only a tiny handful of London Dry Gins are actually made in the city.
While juniper-heavy Gin is perfect for your daily G&T, it is also complemented extremely well by tea flavours such as Earl Grey. Try steeping Earl Grey tea bags in Gin for an hour before mixing it with lemon juice and soda for a refreshing tipple. This one gets you additional kudos, so let’s keep it between us.
How much Tonic is in a Gin & Tonic? The ideal proportions for a perfect Gin & Tonic is one part Gin and two parts Tonic.
As with many other Spirits, Gin was originally intended to be used as a medicine—to battle malaria.
Few Gin distillers make their own alcohol. Gin usually starts with neutral Spirit: A commodity that distillers buy in bulk. It’s what the distiller does with this commodity in the flavor-infusing process that makes each Gin different.
Juniper berry is the main ingredient of Gin. They are usually picked wild by independent workers throughout Europe and sold via distributors to Gin makers worldwide.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
London Dry Gin is not always from London. Gin does not have the same geographical restrictions as Spirits such as Cognac, Scotch, or Tequila. Only a tiny handful of London Dry Gins are actually made in the city.
While juniper-heavy Gin is perfect for your daily G&T, it is also complemented extremely well by tea flavours such as Earl Grey. Try steeping Earl Grey tea bags in Gin for an hour before mixing it with lemon juice and soda for a refreshing tipple. This one gets you additional kudos, so let’s keep it between us.
How much Tonic is in a Gin & Tonic? The ideal proportions for a perfect Gin & Tonic is one part Gin and two parts Tonic.
As with many other Spirits, Gin was originally intended to be used as a medicine—to battle malaria.
Few Gin distillers make their own alcohol. Gin usually starts with neutral Spirit: A commodity that distillers buy in bulk. It’s what the distiller does with this commodity in the flavor-infusing process that makes each Gin different.
Juniper berry is the main ingredient of Gin. They are usually picked wild by independent workers throughout Europe and sold via distributors to Gin makers worldwide.
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