THE OLD HOUSE
THE JUG & BOTTLE
SYLVA is an iconic building located in the heart of North Leeds and nestled in a group of sycamore trees. Away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre, it overlooks the magnificent Oakwood Clock and Roundhay Park, perfectly placed for relaxing with friends and watching the world go by. Downstairs you will find the coffee house and deli serving a wide selection of freshlymade dishes and delicious cakes throughout the day. Upstairs you will find a spectacular bar where
T: 01482 210 253 W: www.shootthebull.co.uk
One of the newest names in town took over the oldest domestic building in Hull when Shoot the Bull arrived at the Old House in 2016. The pub is already scooping awards and is a fantastic destination to sample a gin from the surprisingly large and well -selected collection with up to 30 often changing bottles on offer. And if it’s gin you’re after try the mouth-watering gin-cured Salmon dish upstairs in their dining rooms.
Tony, a retired Army Officer, and Sarah Brotherton create a unique range of spirits using an ancient mineral water from the Swale Valley. Selected Yorkshire botanicals, 100% vapour infusion and quadruple distillation make Purple Ram London Dry Gin; memorably smooth with notable flavours. Desert Ram Army Strength Gin, equally smooth, with flavours of bitter orange and sweet rose, is bottled at 50% abv. Visitors are most welcome, please call ahead.
The Old School, Main Street, Bubwith, East Yorkshire YO8 6LX T: 01757 289 707 W: www.jugandbottle.co.uk
you can sample an array of premium gins, fine wines and SYLVA’s signature serves. The upstairs open space is bright and contemporary with a stunning arched ceiling and six metre oak bar. There are three covered balconies to the front, ideal for small groups and a spacious side terrace with views over the park. During the evening there is a night time deli menu on offer consisting of sharing platters and small plates. Look out for their special gin events and masterclass evenings.
A multi-award winning independent deli and real ale off licence, located in the village of Bubwith, South East of York. The shop sells real ale and cider to take away in jugs, has a vast array of bottled beer, cider and perry; as well as over 300 wines, champagnes, ports and spirits. The real speciality here though is ‘Mother’s Ruin’ – Gin!
City Square, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 1PJ
With over 80 interesting varieties, many coming from local distilleries, there’s always plenty to choose from! Regular tasting events are held throughout the year, either at the shop or at local shows and festivals. An exciting new addition of a pop-up bar on the last Friday of each month makes this a haven for gin lovers. With warm, friendly Yorkshire service The Jug & Bottle is a great place to shop for your favourite tipple!
Long before the arrival of current glitzy bars and restaurants, Leeds could always rely on The Queens to add that dash of sophistication, style and downright classy elegance; a place to be seen…noticed….admired. Be on trend and join them in the Gin Bar taking in cocktails or a straight up G&T. How do you Gin yours?
5-7 Montpellier Parade, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 2TJ T: 01423 541 279 W: www.wslingsby.co.uk
For a perfect way to enjoy this delicious tipple, visit the Spirit of Harrogate (the home of Slingsby Gin) and sample their delicious gin, or browse the store for a unique Gin Experience. There are three private events on offer: The Spirit of Gin,
The Cocktail Master and Just the Tonic for up to 10-16 guests which includes nibbles from the fabulous Weetons and specially-developed drinks. Get in touch with the team to book an experience or visit the website for more information.
Stand by for an exciting new gin-tasting experience at Lewis & Cooper, where Wines Manager Angela Metcalfe will introduce you to the very best brands and advise you on how best to enjoy them. Angela, pictured with her famous ‘Get Your Garnish On’ gin trolley, has access to a range of over 800 varieties and will gladly let you sample some at the finest spot in Yorkshire for gin-lovers to immerse themselves in this splendid spirit.
She’s passionate about bringing out the full flavour with herb and fruit garnishes. Lewis & Cooper specialise in local artisan brands such as Mason’s Yorkshire Gins and Durham Distillery Gins, all lovingly crafted in the time-honoured tradition in copper stills. Another particular recommendation is Premium Dyfi Welsh Gins. The Northallerton High Street store is positively a paradise for gin-lovers - so be sure to pop in soon!
SIR ROBIN OF LOCKSLEY GIN
In May 2017, Sloemotion, a family business with 11 years’ experience of making high quality drinks at Green Farm near Malton, launched their first neat spirit, Hedgerow Gin. It stands on the shelf alongside their multi award winning range of liqueurs. In line with their ‘Life on the Hedge’ philosophy, they include some novel botanicals in the distilling process, all foraged from local hedgerows; rose hips, crab apples, nettle leaves and
BURTON CONSTABLE HOLIDAY PARK & ARBORETUM The Old Lodges, Sproatley, Hull, East Yorkshire HU11 4LJ
T: 01423 781 842 W: www.whittakersgin.com
T: 01964 562 508 W: www.burtonconstableholidaypark.co.uk
WEST PARK HOTEL
SPIRIT OF MASHAM
Main Street, Colton, York, North Yorkshire LS24 8EP
Corks and Cases, 17 Silver Street, Masham, North Yorkshire HG4 4DX
T: 01904 744 261 W: www.yeoldsuninn.co.uk
T: 01765 688 810 W: www.corksandcases.com
The team at Ye Old Sun Inn can take you on a tour of the world with their selection of gins, mixers and garnishes. With a minimum of 35 gins on offer there is something for everyone. A great outdoor area including a garden bar and pizza oven where you can sit in the sun with idyllic surroundings. Stay a little while and enjoy something from their delicious food menu. Dogs are also welcome.
A hand crafted small batch dry Yorkshire gin using the London Dry Gin method. Distilled in a copper alembic still and bottled in Masham. Botanicals come from their very own brand innovative recipe “Masala Chai”. Ceylon Teas, Spices and Australian Eucalyptus Honey, with the delicate use of English Hops to give a distinctive and unique experience. Which is the Spirit Of Masham. Adding distilling to a proud history of brewing.
THE FAIRFAX ARMS
T: 07462 248 048 W: www.mcmillansofmalton.co.uk
T: 01439 788 212 W: www.thefairfaxarms.co.uk
In a nod to their geographical location, Sir Robin of Locksley Gin is named in honour of a favourite Yorkshire lad and local Sheffield legend, Robin Hood. The tipple provides up-front juniper with more delicate aromas of elderflower bubbling through. Deliciously smooth and round on the palate - warm cassia are notes soothed with dandelion. Pink grapefruit adds an underlying sweetness and lingering citrus finish. Balanced yet distinctively unique.
Specialists in gin, whisky and a host of wines, beers and spirits, this is a heavenly place for drinks. This local and friendly emporium is one of the newest and most special additions to Malton. With a wide variety of gins, British and International, there will certainly be something here for your drinks tray. The best thing and central to their philosophy is try before you buy, from one of the tasters on offer.
THE SADDLE ROOM
Watermark Flood Fund Calderdale, Hebden Bridge Town Hall, St George’s Street, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire HX7 7BY
Yorkshire Dales National Park, Tupgill Park, Coverham, Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 4TJ
T: 01484 937 387 W: www.phure-liquors.com
T: 01969 640 596 W: www.thesaddleroom.co.uk
pHure gin is a modern, artisan, low temperature distilled gin, scientifically developed to best retain all those more volatile botanical flavours, giving quite an exceptional flavour. It has been created for WATERMARK, a resilience fund against future flooding in the Calder Valley (after the devastating 2015 floods) pHure are proud to be supporting Watermark with a percentage of their profits from each sale.
HOLDSWORTH HALL HOTEL AND RESTAURANT
Holdsworth Rd, Holdsworth, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX2 9TG T: 01422 240 024 W: www.holdsworthhouse.co.uk With a collection of 60 gins from across Yorkshire and the World, Holdsworth House Hotel and Restaurant offers the finest selection in a beautiful, historic setting. The Jacobean manor is hidden amid Halifax’s suburbs, is independently owned and famed for welcoming The Beatles and featuring on the BBC’s BAFTA-winning Last Tango in Halifax. An award-winning 38-bedroom hotel, Holdsworth House offers afternoon teas, overnight breaks, a two AA Rosette restaurant and beautiful gardens.
TRUE NORTH BREW CO
Sheffield School of Gin, 47 Eldon Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S1 4GY (advanced booking only) T: 0114 2808 222 W: www.truenorthbrew.co.uk Learn about the history of gin, develop an understanding of botanicals and become a garnish expert all while enjoying a Sheffield Dry Gin or two with the distiller himself. Whether you prefer floral, citrus, herbal or spicy notes, they will assist you in blending your bespoke gin before adding a personalised label to your 50cl bottle. They will then finish the session with a distiller’s choice of cocktail.
The Fairfax Arms is a warm and welcoming Traditional Country Inn. Offering a number of different gins which change regularly along with a variety of mixers to accompany the botanicals. A beautiful beer garden in a picturesque location provide the perfect backdrop for you to sit back and unwind. With stunning food to pair with your tasty tipple, this is a great place to whet your whistle.
All over the country artisan gin producers are storming the scene, and Yorkshire is no exception, brewing up this quintessential British delight. Whether it’s a refreshing summery garden sip or a sophisticated roof top terrace tipple, gin is the drink of the moment and we can certainly see why. Yorkshire is the proud home to multiple producers with more and more opening all the time. No longer simply served with ice and a slice, fruits, flowers, herbs and even vegetables now accompany this refreshing aperitif, turning this classic into something very special.
The Saddle Room Restaurant is situated next door to The Forbidden Corner in Coverdale on the family owned Tupgill Park Estate and serves “Grand Honest Local Food”, it also boasts over 30 gins as well as the finest of local ales from around the county. Sunday Lunch is served at your table and hand carved. A real treat for the weekend.
BLACKER HALL FARM SHOP
Branch Road, Calder Grove, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF4 3DN T: 01924 267 202 W: www.blackerhall.com
At the Yorkshire Bar and Grill, the aim is to support local suppliers and that includes local gin distilleries, with over 34 different gins in stock including Harrogate’s award winning Slingsby’s infused with rhubarb. The Monkbar Hotel think of everything from the garnishes that enhance the botanicals to what style of glass it is presented in. Whilst you’re there enjoy a gin in the courtyard garden and soak up the sun.
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T: 0114 249 0359 W: www.locksleydistilling.com
T: 0844 387 6176 W: www.bestwestern.co.uk/hotels
West Park is Harrogate’s destination venue to sleep, eat and drink, situated in the centre of this historic spa town overlooking the beautiful Harrogate Stray. Over thirty gins are on offer, eight of which are from Yorkshire including the very popular Masons and Whittaker’s Gin. Along with two Harrogate based gins Slingsby and Harrogate Tipple. All are served with a selection of Fever Tree tonics.
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Main Street, Gilling East, North Yorkshire YO62 4JH
St Maurice’s Rd, York, North Yorkshire YO31 7JA
T: 01423 524 471 W: www.thewestparkhotel.com
If you like your gin al fresco then make sure you plan your next trip to Burton Constable Holiday Park with this is mind. A 5-star premium site with Touring Pitches, Camping Pods and Luxury Lodges all available for hire. Stunning views and walks help you to unwind with a long glass of the premium tipple. The beach is situated only ten minutes away, and Hull centre only an eight minute drive.
HUMBER STREET DISTILLERY CO
19 West Park, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 1BJ
So, if you fancy learning more about the history of gin or just sitting back and savouring the taste, this trail is the perfect tonic for gin lovers everywhere.
5A Market St, Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7LY
PHURE WATERMARK GIN
elderflower are added for a deeper, fruity dryness; and sloe stones to provide a gentle almond flavour. A final addition of wildflower rich meadow hay, harvested from a local nature reserve, adds a multitude of subtleties including the floral meadowsweet and the vanilla taste of sweet vernal grass. Hedgerow Gin is also used as the delicious core element for their much-celebrated Sloe Gin, Damson Gin and Fruit Cup, No.7.
Gin is certainly the “in” drink right now and some of the very best is made here in Yorkshire using premium local produce and botanicals. Plus, we have the added bonus of getting to enjoy it in the most wonderful surroundings here in our glorious county.
Refreshing retreat? Oulton hall has just the tonic… Relax in glorious surroundings whilst enjoying a deliciously refreshing gin and tonic in the Champagne Bar. Oulton Hall offers a wide range of favourites alongside Yorkshire’s own gins with the novel Masons Yorkshire tea and Slingsby of Harrogate Rhubarb gin. All accompanied with a vast array of garnish and tonic. Enquire about our unique Gin Tasting Experience from only £20pp.
Harewell House Farm, Dacre Banks, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG3 4HQ (open to the public by appointment only)
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Locksley Distilling Co. Ltd, Unit 20C-1, Portland Works, Randall Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S2 4SJ (not open to the public)
Green Farm, Barton-le-Willows, York, North Yorkshire YO60 7PD (not open to the public) T: 01653 618 288 W: www.hedgerow-gin.com
Whether it’s an exclusive tasting at a local distillery, a night at a cool bar serving 80 varieties or just a classic gin and Tonic in luxury surroundings, our new gin trail has it all.
92 High Street, Northallerton, North Yorkshire DL7 8PT T: 01609 772 880 W: www.lewisandcooper.co.uk 2
T: 0113 282 1000 W: www.qhotels.co.uk/oultonhall
The only distillery in the Harrogate area, Whittaker’s Gin is the trading name of Harrogate Distillery Ltd. Based at their family home Harewell House Farm, Dacre Banks, husband and wife team Toby and Jane Whittaker are producing a growing range of hand-crafted, small batch gins and spirits distilled in a Yorkshire-made still called Jezebel using natural spring water from the heart of Nidderdale. A true taste of Yorkshire!
LEWIS & COOPER
OULTON HALL Rothwell Lane, Oulton, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS26 8HN
T: 0113 243 1323 W: www.qhotels.co.uk
THE SPIRIT OF HARROGATE
Unit 7C, Easton Way, Colburn, Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire DL9 4GA T: 01748 518 070
Princes Avenue, Roundhay, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS8 2FA W: www.sylvacafe.com Twitter: @infosylvacafe
YORKSHIRE DALES DISTILLERY
A pub by Shoot the Bull 5 Scale Lane, Hull, East Yorkshire HU1 1LA
Blacker Hall Farm Shop, near Wakefield, stocks over 40 varieties of gin, many of which are produced right here in Yorkshire. They include the well-established Mason’s and Leeds Gins, along with up and coming Jacqson Gin from Huddersfield and Angel Gin Divine distilled nearby in Holmfirth. Always proud to showcase great Yorkshire produce, call in to sample from their range and choose your own Yorkshire favourite!
THE LITTLE RED BERRY CO
18 Humber St, Hull, East Yorkshire HU1 1TH W: www.hsdc.co Twitter: @hsdchull Humber Street Distillery is Yorkshire’s first gin bar and distillery situated in Hulls Fruit Market, stocking over 100 gins and many other craft spirits, bespoke cocktails and local and international craft beers. Gourmet bar snacks and sharing platters are on offer to accompany the array of drinks available. All gins are served with their own garnish and in a bespoke gin glass, adding to the stylish speakeasy feel of the bar. Drawing you in with oak
panelled walls, leather seating and copper lighting. In 2017 the elegantly decorated bar will be complemented by the Holstein made gin still, which will be positioned behind a glass wall in the distillery area. Making this somewhere really special where guests will be able to attend tasting sessions and master classes on the making of gin. A brilliant addition to the burgeoning food and drinks scene in Hull, certainly a place that will make an evening out extra special.
TOWN END FARM SHOP
3c Sycamore Business Park, Copt Hewick, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 5DF
Airton, Malhamdale, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 4BE T: 01729 830 902
T: 01765 602 335 W: www.thelittleredberry.co.uk
Named The Little Red Berry Co after their first ever product launch of Raspberry Gin Liqueur, this multi award winning liqueur and flavoured gin company have been making handmade drinks in rural North Yorkshire since 2011. Working with local Yorkshire growers to source their fruit; handmade and local has always been at the heart of The Little Red Berry Co. Their signature flavour of Elderflower and Cucumber flavoured Gin is perfect served with tonic, ice and a slice.
One of Yorkshire’s leading gin purveyors, Town End Farm shop have over thirty gins on offer. Their knowledgeable staff are on hand to help you select something delicious for your drinks cabinet. You can also pick up hampers, glasses and many tonics for your delectation. Explore the stunning farm shop and select the perfect garnish for your gin as well as some quality ingredients for a delicious supper.
Masons Gin As the original Yorkshire gin launched back in 2013, here at Masons we have seen huge changes and feel proud to have started the whole Yorkshire gin movement. It’s great to know all our efforts with tastings, trade training and customer gin events have contributed to the huge popularity of Yorkshire gin. Our door is always open and we love to talk distilling so why not visit and meet the team behind Yorkshires original gin. Karl & Cathy Mason
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in can be distilled in as little as G 24 hours! Or even easier you can make a great gift, buy your favourite gin and pop it in a jar with some fresh pink rhubarb for a week and voila you have your own Yorkshire Rhubarb Gin.
THE CLASSIC BRAMBLE
early all the juniper used to make N gin is wild, virtually none is cultivated. The Yorkshire Dales National park has implemented conservation methods to protect the Yorkshire stocks, hoping to keep us in gin for many years to come.
If you are feeling fruity why not try this delicious recipe from Masons Gin.
he first known food pairing for gin was T with gingerbread back in 1731, if only they’d known about Yorkshire Parkin.
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Whether it’s an exclusive tasting at a local distillery, a night at a cool bar serving 80 varieties or just a classic gin and Tonic in luxur...
Published on Jun 9, 2017
Whether it’s an exclusive tasting at a local distillery, a night at a cool bar serving 80 varieties or just a classic gin and Tonic in luxur...