After all of this you can pop them in the freezer for ages, I keep game sausages for usually about 6 months for the summer BBQs and then I find some keep well enough for next new years eve!
After all we cant let food preparation get in the way of natures best harvest now can we? At least this year I used decent labels hence the mug of tea as I didnt have to sniff and taste test!
After all the years of making gallons of Sloe Gin, Rum, Vodka and any clear spirit I have lots left so this year we only did 4 jars. As usual I kept half the stones but lacking any cheap port to pour over I decided to use that annoying bottle of Stones Ginger wine and see how 4 months on the sloes does?