spiny but special for tipple

Observation - spiny but special for tipple - UK and Ireland. Description: small bush of blackthorn,had numerous fruits-black with grape sheen,damson like,two weeks ago most now gone-think foraged for sloe gin.Still in full leaf.

small bush of blackthorn,had numerous fruits-black with grape sheen,damson like,two weeks ago most now gone-think foraged for sloe gin.Still in full leaf.