Opihr Oriental Spiced Gin

London Dry Gin

Ophir // England

community rating

3.84
3 out of 5 stars
( 131 )

Opihr [o-peer] uses botanicals such as cubeb berries, Tellicherry black peppers, cumin seeds, cardamom, and ginger among others to highlight Asian flavors. This London Dry Gin is distilled at G & J Distillers in northwest England. It was launched in 2013 by Quintessential Brands and is now available in the U.S.

  • age
    NAS
  • Cost
  • abv
    40.0
  • London Dry Gin
    Neutral spirit flavored with juniper and other botanicals. In the US, the minimum ABV is 40%; In the EU, it is 37.5%. Originally, only made in London, this can be made anywhere. No artificial flavors or colors can be added. Only water, neutral grain spirit, and sugar (no more than 0.1g/l) can be added.
  • Cask Type
    unaged

Tasting Notes

"The ginger comes through the boldest, but more in a ginger ale sort of way. Black pepper, cardamom and a touch of cumin come in a right behind ginger. The spices lead the way on your palate with a nice mix of spicy heat and spicy warmth. The cardamom lingers seductively. This is a gin that varies from the typical Western style which often use lots of floral and fruits. Cocktails utilizing teas, like hibiscus or even a Bramble cocktail with the spices in the gin playing off the blackberries would be a lovely drink."

Score 94

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