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A warm winter followed by a warm spring means that 2014 is a bumper one for berries! Find out how to make your booze fruity.

Release date:

1 hour, 29 minutes

Last on

Thu 28 Aug 2014 10:30
BBC Radio Scotland except Highlands and Islands

Craig Grozier's Fruit Gin Recipe


Best made in August/September




900g Wild or bought berries or fruit of your choice(damsons,raspberries, sloe berries)


900g caster sugar(you can half this if you dont have a sweet tooth)


1 litre of gin


15 cracked stones from the damsons or cherries if using.


50mls brandy(optional)




1 Mix all ingredients together in a large tub with a lid, stirring dail or as often as possible.


2.Pass through a sieve on Christmas eve and funnel into sealable bottles)


3.Mature for 1 year and give out as Christmas presents the following year!