Cocktail Recipe: Winter in Marrakech from Opihr

ophir winter in marrakech

Opihr Gin Cocktail

Opihr Gin has shared this cocktail with us and it sounds ideal for warming you up on a winter  night.  Fruity cranberry and lime with some festive Amaretto.  Suitably citrussy for Christmas.

Cocktail Recipe: Winter in Marrakech from Ophir


  • 50 ml Opihr Oriental Spiced Gin or 2 shots,
  • 25 ml Amaretto or 1 shot,
  • 25 ml cranberry juice or 1 shot - add more according to taste,
  • 10 ml lime juice or 2 teaspoons.
  • Orange peel to garnish.


  • Chill a martini glass by filling it with ice cubes.
  • Pour Opihr Oriental Spiced Gin, the amaretto, cranberry and lime juice over ice into the shaker.
  • Shake vigorously for 10 seconds.
  • Pour into the glass.
  • You can leave some ice for extra freshness.
  • Create a 5cm long strip of orange with the orange peeler, twist around a straw and drop into the glass.
ophir winter in marrakech




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