Orange gin has been gaining significant popularity in the gin world, as consumers look for new takes on flavoured gin.
It’s typically favoured in the summer months as a refreshing tipple to quench thirst in the heat, but distilleries have also gotten creative and experimented with spiced orange versions ideal for the winter.
If you fancy treating yourself to a tasty tipple or two, here are the finest full-strength orange gins and gin liqueurs that you should definitely add to your wishlist.
Please note: Our guide does contain some shop links, but the picks are based entirely on our own taste tests and reviews.
The Orangery Gin – The English Drinks Company
Whether it’s a summery G&T or a festive orange gin cocktail you fancy, The Orangery Gin has got you covered all year round. It’s made by The English Drinks Company who we’ve raved about on a number of occasions owing to their quality, vibrant take on flavoured gin.
The English Drinks Company – The Orangery Gin. (40% ABV, 70cl) £40, Gin Kin Shop.
Tanqueray Flor De Sevilla Gin
Made with bittersweet Seville oranges while still balanced with the four botanicals of Tanqueray’s classic London Dry gin, Flor de Sevilla is a worldwide favourite and for good reason. It’s wonderfully tangy while standing up as quality gin.
Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla (70 cl, 41.3% ABV).
Pin Gin – Valencian Orange
Crafted using Valencian oranges, this little gem could be your new favourite. Expect a sweet citrus flavour balanced with the hallmarks of a quality gin. Lavender and rose adds some floral notes, while mixing with mediterranean tonic and a slice of orange enhances the citrus flavour.
Pin Gin – Valencian Orange (40% ABV, 70cl or 35cl), £35, Gin Kin Shop.
Marmalade Old Tom Gin
Another fantastic all rounder to add to the gin collection is Marmalade Old Tom Gin by Pocketful of Stones Distillery. Not only does it work well as a summery G&T, you can also create the perfect gin hot toddy in winter by adding real marmalade, sugar and hot water that’s simply divine.
Pocketful of Stones Distillery Marmalade Old Tom Gin (40%, 70cl), £38, Gin Kin Shop
Aber Falls Orange Marmalade
This gin has been described as the “nectar of the gods” and we have got to agree. It’s both zesty and sweet, yet still retains a quality ‘ginny’ profile in bucketspades. Unusual, beautiful and simply refreshing, we challenge anyone not to love this gin.
Aber Falls Orange Marmalade Gin (70 cl, 41.3% ABV) | Review: See here.
Mary-Le-Bone Orange & Geranium Gin
This small-batch orange and geranium flavoured gin is crafted in the heart of London by the Pleasure Gardens Distilling Co.
It’s crafted using eight botanicals and bottled at 46.2% ABV providing you with an abundance of orange and geranium notes balanced out by floral tones and bright juniper.
Mary- Le-Bone Orange & Geranium Gin (70 cl, 46.2% ABV).
Sipsmith Orange & Cacao
With a base of Sipsmith London Dry, the brand’s Orange & Cacao Gin combines a syrup made from raw cacao nibs and fresh orange peel.
The result is a sweet and zesty spirit with notes of fresh orange juice alongside orange marmalade with creamy vanilla and gooey dark chocolate fondant.
Sipsmith Orange & Cacao Gin (50 cl, 40% ABV).
Boë Spiced Orange Gin Liqueur
With its perfect balance of the bitter sweet orange blended with festive spices, Boë Spiced Orange Gin Liqueur is best enjoyed with tonic, soda or lemonade. If you’re feeling fancy, however, it pairs perfectly with Champagne or as part of a cocktail.
Boë Spiced Orange Gin Liqueur (50 cl, 20% ABV).
Beefeater Blood Orange
There’s most definitely a good reason why Beefeater London remains a top name in gin production: their gin is just so fantastic.
Beefeater London Dry remains a classic but the brand has also successfully branched out in creating some of the nicest flavoured gins out there in recent times. Their take on blood orange gin is simply bursting with zest and has become a bar classic.
Beefeater London Blood Orange (70cl, 37.5%)
City of London Murcian Orange Gin
This tipple was made with a traditional London gin botanical base and packed with vibrant citrus.
On the palate, expect aromatic notes of sticky orange marmalade and warming spices, with notes of juniper on the lengthy finish.
City of London Murcian Orange Gin (70 cl, 41.3% ABV).
The Dundee Gin Co. Marmalade Gin Liqueur
This is Dundee Gin Co.’s signature product based on its classic dry gin. The Marmalade Gin was created in tribute to Dundee’s jam-making history.
The profile of this tipple is dominated by a fruity sweetness that will lend itself to a variety of cocktails.
The Dundee Gin Co Marmalade Gin Liqueur (50cl, 26.5% ABV).
Chase Seville Marmalade
Waxy citrus oils lead are followed by fruity notes on the nose, similar to a hot cross bun.
The taste is smooth and well-rounded of sweet oranges while the finish is full bodied giving a burst of fresh orange zest. Chase Seville Marmalade gin mixes well in a Negroni due to its zingy and crisp attributes.
Chase Seville Marmalade (70 cl, 40% ABV).
Liverpool Valencian Orange Gin
Liverpool Valencian Orange Gin is a zesty premium organic gin made with the same combination of distinctive botanicals as Liverpool Gin but with the addition of the zesty citrus notes of oranges from Valencia.
The result is a flavour with intense juniper and a complex but well-balanced botanical attribute.
Liverpool Gin Valencian Orange Gin (70 cl, 43% ABV).
G12 Grapefruit & Mandarin Gin
Distilled with fresh mandarin, this gin delivers a complex juniper led, citrus flavour.
Accentuated by hints of cassia, light floral coriander and finished with sweet mandarin and grapefruit this would be ideal over some ice with a premium tonic and garnished with a wedge of grapefruit.
Masons Grapefruit & Mandarin Gin (70 cl, 40% ABV).
Edinburgh Gin Spiced Orange Liqueur
Intense orange colour with hints of cinnamon and spice bring eastern promise and a honeyed raisin finish to this tipple. Excellent with a premium tonic, soda or lemonade or mixed in cocktails.
Edinburgh Gin Spiced Gin Liqueur (50cl, 20% ABV)