Yorkshire Carnegie’s partners Slingsby have launched a limited edition gin to celebrate the Lions tour to New Zealand this summer.

The Harrogate based business are big supporters of Yorkshire Carnegie and have expanded their involvement in the game by becoming an official supplier to the British & Irish Lions.  Slingsby will be supporting the Lions by providing gin and vodka across all of the official Lions tour events whilst they are travelling throughout New Zealand in June and July.

They are also offering Lions fans the opportunity to purchase a unique collector’s edition gin that pays tribute to the Tour and is aptly named ‘The Lions Gin -Tour Edition’. Taking the classic award-winning Slingsby Navy Strength gin, the distinctive Limited Edition design includes the cherished Lions badge; The Heraldic Lion, the Shield and the Scroll. Beautifully presented in our limited edition wooden presentation box with individually numbered commemorative plaque and booklet. Each bottle also comes with a single use ‘refill guarantee’ for £20 which gives you the option to refill your unique bottle and encapsulate it with a fresh Lions capsule. Delivery is FREE with this product. Only 2017 bottles have been produced and are available to purchase now.

Tasting Notes
An initial burst of refreshing rhubarb and citrus from the grapefruit are more pronounced than our 42% London Dry Gin. Once the citrus has mellowed, the softer and more earthier botanicals become a lot more dominant, adding a savoury note which balances out the palate. A reduction in Harrogate Spring water allows some of the less featured botanicals – Jasmine and Green Tea to take on a more dominant presence, softening the fieriness of the gin. The mellowed Juniper and subtle vanilla profile, paired with liquorish root allows for a subtle and sweet finish.

Enjoy straight with a Fever-Tree Aromatic tonic. We recommend on ice with 2 wedges of pink grapefruit squeezed in.

You can order now at http://www.wslingsby.co.uk