Yorkshire Times
Weekend Edition
2:00 AM 3rd June 2022

Slingsby Named ‘Britain’s Favourite Rhubarb Gin’

Slingsby Gin, theYorkshire gin brand inspired by its spa-town heritage and enjoyed around the world, has been named ‘Britain’s favourite Rhubarb Gin.'

Slingsby Gin triumphed over competitors to clinch the title, following an independent blind consumer tasting which put 4 of the leading brands’ rhubarb creations to the test. The taste test, which analysed the gins based on aroma and taste, put Slingsby top over other gin brands such as Warner’s, Harrogate Tipple and That Boutique-y Gin Company.

The results are perfectly timed for rhubarb season and the British summer, in which gin lovers across the UK are looking to try a fruity gin which is perfect for the warmer weather.

Slingsby’s hugely popular Rhubarb Gin which has won twenty-two awards, including wins at the Gin Masters, London Spirits Competition, Bartender Brand Awards and San Fransico World Spirits Competition, promises an unforgettable taste experience which combines the sweetness of fresh Yorkshire rhubarb and the bitter tang of the pink grapefruit citrus base.
We can’t wait for even more people to try our Rhubarb Gin this summer and experience it for themselves!”

Slingsby’s Rhubarb Gin first started life as one of the brand’s development gins in its Spirit of Harrogate store and experience, and, after proving hugely popular with customers from the outset, is now one of their best-selling flavoured gins. Slingsby creates its famous Rhubarb Gin using its London Dry Gin as a base, which is crafted using locally sourced fruits and botanicals, and masterfully infuses it with the finest Yorkshire rhubarb sourced from the famous ‘Rhubarb Triangle’.

These unique ingredients are complemented with water drawn from the famous Harrogate aquifer, pure single grain spirit and a handful of the finest ingredients sourced from around the world.

Marcus Black, Co-Founder of Slingsby Gin said:
“The taste test results really speak for themselves, and they finally confirm what we have always thought – that our Rhubarb Gin really is the best in the country! Rhubarb gin is hugely popular with British drinkers, and therefore the competition is stiff, but we really pride ourselves on the combination of fruity rhubarb from right here in Yorkshire with a tangy citrus undertone which ensures the drink isn’t too sweet, which many rhubarb gins on the market can be. We can’t wait for even more people to try our Rhubarb Gin this summer and experience it for themselves!”

Slingsby’s Rhubarb Gin is the perfect summer tipple, which can be enjoyed on its own or as part of a delicious cocktail at home. Slingsby Gin is the Official Gin of Ascot Racecourse this year, including the most anticipated race meeting of the year, Royal Ascot. The Royal Ascot Blush is set to be the drink of the season, which is crafted using Slingsby’s Rhubarb Gin and will be served across their bars throughout the season.

Royal Ascot Blush


50mlSlingsby Rhubarb Gin
200ml Fever-Tree Lemonade
Fresh Strawberries, to garnish


Pour 50ml of Slingsby Rhubarb Gin into a highball glass with ice.
Top it up with Fever-Tree Lemonade.
Mix it all together and garnish with fresh strawberries.