I've started some Damson Brandy off as suggested by Pam. Normally I would prick the skins and make this type of drink with whole fruit. However, experience has taught me with these particular fruit, that several of them are not very good inside, I decided to cut them open and take out the stone. Just as well, as four were brown on the inside!
It may well result in an unclear result, which means we will have to drink it quickly:), but we shall see.
Also, doing it this way, means I know the fruits will be fine to use in
here, we thought we would have a go. They were lovely but might change the spices next time and see how it works. Here are ours: