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You NEED to try this delicious Marmalade Gin!

Slingsby Marmalade Gin started as a development gin at the Spirit of Harrogate store and experience. Luckily it’s now a permanent part of their range, and we we think you’ll love it!

The Story

Slingsby’s London Dry Gin was launched in 2015 by the Spirit of Harrogate. The company started producing award-winning gins and vodka, and now offer a whole range of spirits, as well as having their own flagship store and gin experience in Harrogate!


Since William Slingsby discovered the unique properties of the natural spring water, people have visited the picturesque Yorkshire town. Inspired by this story, founders Marcus Black and Mike Carthy embarked on an adventure and Slingsby Gin has captured the ‘Spirit of Harrogate’.


To create their amazing gin, the team made sure the recipe was perfect! They had 18 different variants of the gin and 15 months of development!

If you pay a visit to the wonderful Spirit of Harrogate store you can try a whole range of development gins. They have had an array of flavours and some of their favourite have now become permanent in their range!

The Gins

To make Slingsby Gin, a lot of care goes in to the process! They expertly combine Harrogate aquifer water, pure single grain spirit and their carefully selected botanicals which is then masterfully finished in North Yorkshire.


Slingsby Marmalade Gin 

Slingsby Marmalade Gin started life as one of the development gins at the Spirit of Harrogate store and experience. Following positive feedback from customers who had sampled the gin from the instore kilner jars, the brand launched it as a limited-edition product to celebrate its 4th birthday in August 2019. After its popularity, the gin is now part of Slingsby’s core range.

Rich in orange citrus and tangerine flavours. Crisp grapefruit enhances the citrus profile further and the Yorkshire Marmalade provides a beautifully sweet finish and well-rounded mouthfeel. Serve on ice paired with a premium Mediterranean tonic and an orange wedge for a bright and zesty gin and tonic.


The gin itself is a fruity sweet style of Slingsby London Dry Gin and the sister of the Rhubarb and Gooseberry gin as it fits in the same fruit flavour category. To create the marmalade gin; they take the London Dry base and blend that with a marmalade distillate. The distillate is made by blending the marmalade with ethanol and water and is then distilled.


Perfect Serve

On ice with Mediterranean tonic water and a sprig of fresh Rosemary.


Slingsby London Dry Gin

Slingbsy Gin has 24 botanicals including hand-grown local plants synonymous with the beautiful and restorative nature of Harrogate. These include primrose, sweet cicely, nettle, rhubarb, milk thistle, rosehip and Taylors of Harrogate green and jasmine tea. 12 of these botanicals are sourced from the kitchen garden at Rudding Park hotel in Harrogate.

Perfect Serve: on ice with premium tonic water and a twist of grapefruit peel and fresh blueberries.



Slingsby Navy Strength Gin

This Navy Strength Gin uses the same botanical mix as Slingsby classic London Dry Gin. However stronger and richer with an ABV of 57%, this creates an intensity whilst still retaining our classically smooth finish.

Perfect Serve: on ice with premium tonic water and a wedge of pink grapefruit.






Slingsby Yorkshire Rhubarb Gin

The rhubarb in Slingsby Yorkshire Rhurbarb gin is sourced from Oldroyd’s farm in Wakefield which is part of the world famous ‘Rhubarb triangle’! Using their award-winning London Dry Gin as a base, a separate Rhubarb distillate is added. It’s delicious!

Perfect Serve: on ice with premium tonic water and garnish with fresh raspberries.



Slingsby Gooseberry Gin

Slingsby Gooseberry gin is crafted using the world-famous Harrogate aquifer water, pure single grain spirit and locally sourced botanicals synonymous with the restorative nature of the town. Yorkshire gooseberries bring an unmistakable tangy sharpness, tempered with a fruity sweetness whilst retaining the classic citrus notes of their classic award-winning London Dry Gin.

Tasting notes: An initial burst of refreshing citrus from the grapefruit base leads to an unmistakable tangy sharpness from fresh Yorkshire gooseberries, tempered with a sweet and fruity finish.

Perfect Serve: on ice with premium tonic water and a garnish of fresh apple slices



If you would like to learn more about Slingsby Gin head the the Spirit of Harrogate website


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