Sloe gin problem...??

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TandooriRelic
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Sloe gin problem...??

Post by TandooriRelic » 21 Jan 2019, 17:54

Hi there! New to the forum so not sure where I should post this but.....

I’ve been making sloe gin for the last 10 years but this year is the first time I’ve had this happen.

I made 10 litres and the whole batch smells like marzipan!! Nothing else!! Pure marzipan!! It smells nice to me but I’ve read a lot about cyanide!! Worried that the batch might be poisonous. I know it’s in the seeds and the concentration is low but it’s still a worry.

Any ideas what to do?

Any help would be appreciated! I don’t want to tip 10 litres of gin down the sink but I also don’t want to die! I used dried sloes for the first time as wild ones were a bit rare this year round me!

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