blackcurrant gin

Blackcurrant Gin


  • 16 oz gin
  • 2 cups blackcurrants
  • 2/3 cup sugar (5oz)
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice (or lime)


  1. Fill a quart mason jar about halfway with fresh blackcurrants.  Do not mash the currants.

  2. Add in roughly 5 ounces or 2/3 cup of sugar, lemon juice and gin.  The jar should be just about full, but if not add enough gin to fill the jar leaving 1 inch of headspace.

  3. Allow the currants to infuse for 2-3 weeks.  Strain and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Serve cold with seltzer or tonic.