Himbrimi Winterbird London Dry Gin
  • Category Gin
  • Country Iceland
  • Style Dry Gin
  • Alcohol 40%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • fresh
  • earthy
  • botanicals
  • juniper
  • herbal
  • warm
  • floral
  • pine

Brunnur Distillery

Himbrimi Winterbird London Dry Gin (0.5l, 40%)
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A super smooth Icelandic Gin that cares about nature.

In 2014, local Icelandic artist Óskar Ericsson decided to create a Gin that reflected the natural botanicals and environment of his home country… something that we could take with him on his fishing trips and into the Icelandic wilderness. To this day he still collects all the local botanicals himself — by hand — during the summer months along the riverbanks where he walks. He infuses his compound Gin and then hand-numbers each bottle of his limited production.

Himbrimi Winterbird London Dry Gin is a very special London Dry Gin that’s slowly distilled with wild Icelandic botanicals, including wild arctic thyme and angelica flowers. The distilling process uses geothermal water and the result is a super smooth Gin. Bring out your crispest tonic and blow your own mind with a superb G&T or make your fav Gin-forward cocktail. BTW, 5% of the revenue will be donated for nature conservation in Iceland. (We want those wild botanicals thriving for a very long time!)

Smartass Corner:
"Himbrimi" is the Icelandic word for the common loon, and translates literally as "heaven howler." In England, it is called a "diver" because it dives into the water to eat small fish and crustaceans.

  • Category Gin
  • Country Iceland
  • Style Dry Gin
  • Alcohol 40%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.

Appearance / Color
Clear

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Fresh and earthy.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Piney juniper, fresh herbs, angelica flowers, thyme.

Finish
Warming

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  • fresh
  • earthy
  • botanicals
  • juniper
  • herbal
  • warm
  • floral
  • pine
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Hardcore Gin lovers say the word Martini should never be preceded by Vodka, lobster, or pomegranate. They say the original and the only real Martini consists of Gin, Vermouth & olives, period!
As producers try to develop new styles and flavors of Gin, to push the category and find a niche, the need for trying new methods of extracting flavors, as well as using more unusual botanicals, has grown.

One such way is the vacuum distillation method, when the redistillation of botanicals takes place in a vacuum.
How much Tonic is in a Gin & Tonic? The ideal proportions for a perfect Gin & Tonic is one part Gin and two parts Tonic.
While juniper-heavy Gin is perfect for your daily G&T, it is also complemented extremely well by tea flavours such as Earl Grey. Try steeping Earl Grey tea bags in Gin for an hour before mixing it with lemon juice and soda for a refreshing tipple. This one gets you additional kudos, so let’s keep it between us.
Juniper berry is the main ingredient of Gin. They are usually picked wild by independent workers throughout Europe and sold via distributors to Gin makers worldwide.
As with many other Spirits, Gin was originally intended to be used as a medicine—to battle malaria.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Hardcore Gin lovers say the word Martini should never be preceded by Vodka, lobster, or pomegranate. They say the original and the only real Martini consists of Gin, Vermouth & olives, period!
As producers try to develop new styles and flavors of Gin, to push the category and find a niche, the need for trying new methods of extracting flavors, as well as using more unusual botanicals, has grown.

One such way is the vacuum distillation method, when the redistillation of botanicals takes place in a vacuum.
How much Tonic is in a Gin & Tonic? The ideal proportions for a perfect Gin & Tonic is one part Gin and two parts Tonic.
While juniper-heavy Gin is perfect for your daily G&T, it is also complemented extremely well by tea flavours such as Earl Grey. Try steeping Earl Grey tea bags in Gin for an hour before mixing it with lemon juice and soda for a refreshing tipple. This one gets you additional kudos, so let’s keep it between us.
Juniper berry is the main ingredient of Gin. They are usually picked wild by independent workers throughout Europe and sold via distributors to Gin makers worldwide.
As with many other Spirits, Gin was originally intended to be used as a medicine—to battle malaria.
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