I love a gin martini and I love sloe gin (of which I have an excess), but sometimes sloe gin needs that extra kick of strong alcohol. Step forth The Pinked Gin

You will need

All should be very very cold

  • Gin. I used an export strength Plymouth
  • Sloe Gin
  • A lemon


  1. Pour sloe gin into a very cold glass
  2. Zest a couple of good scrapes of lemon into the glass. Catch the oil that sprays
  3. Carefully float an equal amount of cold gin on top of the sloe gin.


Zestier, punchier and more elegant than just sloe gin.

The result