Berry infused gins

Mix up your usual G&T by infusing the gin with berries. Not only will it have a pretty colour, but it will taste delicious too.

Berry infused gins

Here's a perfect introduction to the weekend that mixes two of my favourite things on planet Earth: gin and summer berries.

Never one to pass up an opportunity to mix some drinks here are a few ideas from the lovely folk at BerryWorld that are well worth investing some time in.

Serves: makes 700ml
Preparation time: 30 minutes plus 4 weeks to steep
Cooking time: 5 minutes


  • 250g berries of your choice
  • 500ml gin
  • 160g sugar
  • 60ml water
  • 750ml preserving jar
  • Muslin


Wash the fruit and put into a sterilised preserving jar, pour over the gin, seal the lid and put in a dark cool cupboard to steep for at least 4 weeks. In the first week invert the bottle every other day and once a week for the rest of the time.
Once the berries have steeped and you’re ready to bottle, put the sugar and water into a small saucepan over a medium heat until the sugar has dissolved. Strain the now flavoured gin into a jug through some muslin. Add the sugar syrup and stir. Pour the finished gin into a sterilised bottle and label.

Note:  The gins sweetness will vary depending on your choice of berries. It’s a good idea to add half of the sugar syrup and try, add more to suit the berries and your taste.


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Last modified: June 10, 2021

Written by 3:22 pm Food & Drink, Recipes