Sloe Screw: Start With the Base and Go From There

Sloe Screw Cocktail
The Sloe Screw is just the beginning! Add Southern Comfort, tequila, brandy or rum and the drink is reborn with a fun new name. © S&C Design Studios
  • 3 mins
  • Prep: 3 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 Cocktail
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The Sloe Screw is a popular orange juice and sloe gin highball that is easy to make. If you like sloe gin, this is a drink you can enjoy anytime you simply want a good drink.

This is the base recipe for a myriad of recipes that begin with a Sloe Gin and orange juice base. You can modify this adding 3/4 ounce of vodka and cut the sloe gin to the same measurement.

Check out the Sloe Screw variations below the recipe.

What You'll Need

How to Make It

  1. Pour the sloe gin (or sloe gin and vodka) into a highball glass filled with ice.
  2. Fill with orange juice.
  3. Garnish with an orange slice.

Variations of the Sloe Screw

If you know your drinks, you will quickly realize that the variations on the Sloe Screw often refer to other popular cocktails. You can use this knowledge as a clue as to what distilled spirits are added to the basic recipe.

  • Sloe Comfortable Screw- 1 ounce vodka, 1 ounce Southern Comfort, 1/2 ounce sloe gin, fill with orange juice.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 174
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 1 mg
Carbohydrates 3 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 0 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)