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Slingsby Old Tom Gin

Slingsby’s own interpretation of an old style of gin popular in the 18th century, when strict licensing made it difficult to make and sell gin.

The image of a tomcat hung outside a door indicated that this was an illegal distillery. Slingsby’s classic London Dry Gin base remains, however the addition of Yorkshire liquorice creates a sweeter more mellowed gin.™ flavour guidance

Refined and Earthy

Sweet yet savoury, the Slingsby Old Tom Gin brings something new to the table with a flawless balance of flavours.

Ideal mixer: Floral tonic

Recommended garnish: Lemon peel and blackberries

Ideal serve: Serve on ice with a premium Mediterranean tonic water, a twist of fresh lemon peel and blackberries


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Nose:Herbaceous with hints of earthy liquorice root.
Palate:Bold aromatic flavours hit the palate followed by delicate citrus notes from the grapefruit base with hints of lemon verbena.
Finish:A sweet smooth finish from the Yorkshire liquorice root.
Serve:Serve on ice with a premium mediterranean tonic water, a twist of fresh lemon peel and blackberries.