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Jan Harris
Deputy Group Editor
2:00 AM 6th August 2022
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Summer Cocktails To Enjoy

Image by Bishwas Bajracharya from Pixabay
Image by Bishwas Bajracharya from Pixabay
Summer is here and so now is the time to enjoy some of these wonderful gin inspired cocktails created by Slingsby Gin (www.spiritofharrogate.co.uk), the award-winning Yorkshire gin brand inspired by its spa-town heritage and enjoyed around the world, have a range of gins which are crafted using locally sourced botanicals, water drawn from the world-famous Harrogate aquifer, pure single grain spirit and a handful of the finest ingredients sourced from around the world.

Slingsby has created a series of summer cocktail recipes which include: Rhubarb & Amaretto Daisy, Hemingway Spritz, Marmacolada, Cheeky William, Frozen Gin Paloma, Tomato & Basil Spritz and a Salty Dog.

Rhubarb & Amaretto Daisy


Ingredients

30ml Slingsby Rhubarb Gin
30ml Amaretto
15ml Lime Juice
5ml Grenadine


Method

Shake and strain into a Sling glass with crushed ice.
Garnish with a candied strawberry or crumbled dehydrated strawberries.


Hemingway Spritz

Ingredients

50ml Slingsby Gooseberry Gin
20ml Pink Grapefruit Juice
10ml Lime Juice
10ml Maraschino Liqueur
5ml Sugar Syrup
50ml Mediterranean Tonic



Method

Shake and strain into a highball glass with crushed ice.
Top with the Mediterranean tonic and Grapefruit twist garnish.



Marmacolada

Ingredients

50ml Slingsby Marmalade Gin
100ml Pineapple Juice
20ml Coconut Cream
10ml Sugar Syrup


Method

Shake with crushed ice then dirty poured into a Hurricane glass.
Garnish with an orange wedge.



Cheeky William

Ingredients

30ml Slingsby Blackberry Gin
50ml Port
Top with Raspberry Lemonade


Method

Build in a highball glass with cubed ice.
Garnish with a fresh raspberry and blackberry.



Frozen Gin Paloma


Ingredients

40ml Slingsby Old Tom Gin or London Dry
30ml Pink Grapefruit Juice
10ml Mezcal (or Tequila)
15ml Agave Syrup
10ml Lime Juice



Method

Blend with crushed ice before pouring into a Margarita glass.
Garnish with a grapefruit slice.



Salty Dog


Ingredients

50ml Slingsby Navy Strength Gin
100ml Pink Grapefruit Juice
100ml Soda




Method

Build over cubed ice in a salt rimmed highball slice.
Garnish with a grapefruit slice.



Tomato & Basil Spritz


Ingredients

25ml Slingsby London Dry Gin
10ml Dry White Vermouth
100ml Mediterranean Tonic
50ml Prosecco Top
3 Sliced Cherry Tomatoes
6 Basil Leaves




Method:

Simply build in a large wine glass with ice.



https://www.spiritofharrogate.co.uk/