Harrogate's Slingsby offers new lighter way to enjoy your favourite gin for January

One of Harrogate's leading brands is doing its bit in the post-festive season comedown by offering a Spritz range lower in alcohol and lower in calories but still very much full of flavour.

By Graham Chalmers
Monday, 10th January 2022, 5:09 pm
Updated Monday, 10th January 2022, 5:15 pm
The product of Spirit of Harrogate, the  Slingsby Spritz range is only 70-calories per can.
The product of Spirit of Harrogate, the Slingsby Spritz range is only 70-calories per can.

For anyone taking their New Year's resolution to adopt a balanced lifestyle seriously - for January at least - Slingsby has come up with a lower alcohol Spritz option for those interested in making adjustments to their lifestyle and reducing their alcohol intake following the festive season.

Produced in Harrogate by Spirit of Harrogate, the Slingsby Spritz range is only 70-calories per can.

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The gluten-free and vegan friendly drinks come in the following flavours: Rhubarb & Strawberry, Marmalade & Apricot and Damson & Blackberry – low calorie, light weight and minimal preparation.

It also has a slightly lower alcohol content too at 5% ABV

Since it was first launched in 2015 to create ultra-premium gins, it has offered a wide range of gins crafted using locally sourced botanical synonymous with Harrogate's restorative heritage.

Such has been its speedy success in the craft gin world, Slingsby has received 29 awards from around the world including San Francisco, New York, London and China.

Slingsby Gin was founded by co-owners Mike Carthy and Marcus Black, pays homage to William Slingsby, who, in 1571, discovered the unique properties of natural spring water from the Tewit Well in Harrogate.

As well as Harrogate water, the brand prides itself in using local botanicals sourced from Rudding Park Hotel kitchen garden for its ultra premium gins.