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Friday 9 November 2018
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Myrtle Gin 2018

Whether it was the weather or the pruning or something else, the berries on my Myrtle bush (Myrtus communis) seem to be larger this year than before. I picked some berries today to get a batch of myrtle gin going … Continue reading

Saturday 18 April 2015
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Myrtle Gin ready

The myrtle gin I started in February is now in the bottle and looking gorgeous in the sunlight. I’m pleased with the label – quite simple but I got the colour matching close enough that the main lettering could almost … Continue reading

Tuesday 10 February 2015
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Myrtle Gin 2015

I’ve got another batch of myrtle gin underway. The Myrtus communis hedge, which I planted about four and a half years ago, is growing well and, although I neglected to weight this year’s harvest, I’m sure it was more than … Continue reading

Monday 3 March 2014
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Myrtle Gin

A tipple that is often created at home is sloe gin. I used to think it sounded complex until I discovered that you don’t create it from scratch but buy the gin in and simply infuse it with other flavours. … Continue reading