Sloe Sentence Examples
In Autumn, the sloe bushes provide a rich harvest for the gin drinkers.
I'll get the sloe gin started once I've been to Tesco later today.
The blackthorn's fruit is the sloe, but in its raw state, it is virtually inedible.
Each sloe berry has one central stone or seed.
The fruits are used in preserves and for making sloe gin.Advertisement
The taste is very sour, but it has found a use in flavoring sloe gin, a very popular tipple among my friends.
We find the living British species of Rhamnus, maple, sloe, hawthorn, apple, white-beam, guelder-rose, cornel, elm, birch, alder, hornbeam, hazel, oak, beech, willow, yew and pine, and also the spruce.
The flowers are sometimes followed by black fruits like a sloe, containing seed by which the plant is readily increased.
A third species, the common sloe or blackthorn, P. spinosa, has stout spines; its flowers expand before the leaves; and its fruit is very rough to the taste, in which particulars it differs from the two preceding.
Gin is included in a variety of cocktails with orange juice and grenadine, including the Orange Blossom and classy Pink Flamingo made with vodka, sloe gin and Cointreau.Advertisement