Meet Empress 1908 Gin, a distinctive spirit born out of a partnership between Victoria Distillers and the historic Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, British Columbia. Crafted in small batch copper-pot stills, this gin is anything but ordinary.
Apart from the classic gin botanicals, this spirit gets its unique character from the addition of the signature black tea served at the Empress Hotel, coupled with butterfly pea blossom. This exotic herb harmonizes the traditional gin citrus notes with a warm earthiness and bestows upon the gin its eye-catching natural indigo hue.
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Empress 1908 Gin stems from a unique collaboration between Victoria Distillers and the famed Fairmont Empress Hotel in British Columbia. This collaboration harks back to the rich history of the Empress Hotel, a symbol of timeless elegance since 1908, thus the name. Empress 1908 Gin uses non-GMO corn-spirit as its base, distilled in copper-pot stills with eight organic botanicals, including juniper, grapefruit peel, ginger root, and the Fairmont Empress Blend Tea.
In the United States, Empress 1908 Gin attracts those who appreciate craft spirits and value innovation in traditional distillation techniques. It resonates with cocktail enthusiasts who love to experiment with visually appealing and flavor-rich concoctions, given its unique indigo color that transforms into a soft pink with the addition of citrus or tonic.
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