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Empress 1908 Gin

4.0
Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars
4 Reviews
$45.99
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About Empress 1908 Gin

Step into the majestic world of Empress 1908 Gin, a regal spirit that embodies the grandeur of the iconic Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, British Columbia. Handcrafted by the esteemed Victoria Distillers, this exquisite gin is a testament to the timeless elegance and innovation of the world of spirits. Join us as we reveal the enthralling tasting notes, share a sophisticated cocktail recipe, and explore the artisanal production process that make this gin truly remarkable.

Tasting Notes

Empress 1908 Gin captivates the senses with its enchanting and complex profile. The nose is greeted by a bouquet of juniper, citrus, and floral notes. On the palate, you'll discover a harmonious symphony of traditional gin botanicals, complemented by a touch of spice and the alluring hint of butterfly pea blossom, culminating in a long, satisfying finish that leaves a trace of earthiness.

Cocktail Recommendation

The Royal Empress Celebrate the spirit of sophistication with The Royal Empress, an elegant cocktail that showcases the exquisite flavors of Empress 1908 Gin. Blended with elderflower liqueur, fresh lemon juice, and a dash of simple syrup, this regal libation offers a taste of refined luxury in every sip.

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Empress 1908 Gin
  • 0.5 oz elderflower liqueur
  • 0.5 oz lemon juice
  • 0.5 oz simple syrup
  • Lemon twist, for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Fill a shaker with ice.
  2. Add Empress 1908 Gin, elderflower liqueur, lemon juice, and simple syrup.
  3. Shake well until chilled and combined.
  4. Strain into a chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Production Details

The magic of Empress 1908 Gin lies in its artisanal production process. This distinguished spirit is crafted using eight carefully selected botanicals, including the rare butterfly pea blossom, which imparts its signature indigo hue. The result is a captivating gin that reflects the rich history and expertise of Victoria Distillers.

Indulge in the royal splendor of Empress 1908 Gin, a regal indulgence that delights with every sip.

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Product Details

Size: 750ml

Proof: 85

Main Ingredient: Juniper Berries

Country of Origin: England

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4.0
Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars
Based on 4 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 3 Total 4 star reviews: 0 Total 3 star reviews: 0 Total 2 star reviews: 0 Total 1 star reviews: 1
Best ForRated -2.0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2
75%would recommend this product
4 reviews
  • Christine N.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 55 - 64
    I'm More Into: Cocktails
    My Spirit of Choice (if forced to choose!) Tequila, Vodka
    I Bought This For Myself
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Aviations Never easier!

    This gin makes aviation, simple, and beautiful. They turn out perfectly every time.

    Best ForRated -2.0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2
  • Jennifer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    5 Stars

    Love this Gin. It’s a little sweeter and floral that a London dry. So if you’re looking for a more dry juniper forward gin this is not that but it’s great in fruity or floral cocktails.

  • JosieGrace
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 35 - 44
    I'm More Into: Cocktails
    My Spirit of Choice (if forced to choose!) Gin
    I Bought This For Myself
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    My New Favorite Gin!

    Had this recommended to me by a bartender because of the herbal notes and it has totally transformed by gin cocktail experience.

    Best ForRated -2.0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2
  • Kawamitsu
    Verified Reviewer
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 35 - 44
    I'm More Into: Cocktails AND Sipping
    My Spirit of Choice (if forced to choose!) Whiskey, Gin, Tequila, Vodka, Rum
    I Bought This For Myself
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Impressed

    Beautiful color and nice flavor notes through out the cocktail. Really love this in the Aviation Cocktail especially adding a deeper richer color profile to that presentation of it

    Best ForRated -2.0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2
  • Robert W.
    Verified Reviewer
    I do not recommend this product
    Rated 1 out of 5 stars
    Color is fun but the flavor is not

    I immediately disliked this one on it's own, so I tried to work it into a number of different cocktail recipes. Perhaps I'm just no good at mixing with this one, but I'm willing to have my mind changed if there are any good ideas. At the moment I'm going to NOT recommend this one.

    Instead: I would reccomend St. George Gins or The Botanist.

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