In Southeast Asia, the same butterfly pea flower that gives us our natural indigo hue has been used for centuries in cooking. In Malaysia, it’s often used when making traditional Nyonya kueh. - #butterflypeaflower #allnatural #traditional
In an era attuned to subtle symbols of passion and indulgence, the Fairmont Empress tea blend was as captivating as an aphrodisiac; an extraordinary infusion of imported tea leaves fueling dreams, inspiring schemes, and igniting passions of every type. Travelers from all corners of the globe came to sip the extraordinary elixir gracing the exquisite china teacups at The Empress.
Established in British Columbia, Canada in 2008, Victoria Distillers works with iconic local destinations to create authentic, premium cocktail spirits that reflect a sense of place and set a high standard for quality and taste. Well known in British Columbia, Victoria is the second most premium gin sold only behind Hendricks. Victoria Distillers’ creative efforts are rooted in Canada’s West Coast culture. As one of Canada’s oldest, small-batch spirits companies, Victoria Distillers is…
Handcrafted by Victoria Distillers, Empress 1908 Indigo Gin marries crystalline Canadian waters with eight organic botanicals: juniper, rose, coriander seed, grapefruit peel, ginger root, cinnamon bark and the Fairmont Empress tea blend. Its trademark hue is imbued by the infusion of butterfly pea blossoms. ‘True to its origin’ botanical sourcing and Fair Trade grains enhance Empress 1908 with a sustaining purity.
Victoria exudes an old-world charm that reigns with an adventurous spirit and British sensibility. A place whose kaleidoscope of colors is an enigma; dynamic, original, and the inspiration for Empress 1908 Indigo Gin. The city’s legend is anchored by the famed Fairmont Empress Hotel, opened in 1908 to adorn its Inner Harbour. So great was the Empress’ fame, that its house tea – an exotic proprietary blend – quickly became a symbol of the heritage and tradition of Victoria.
Empress Gin is made with 8 All-Natural Botanicals, Hand-selected botanical sourcing and Fair Trade grains enhance Empress 1908 with a sustainable purity.
Empress 1908 - the original, all-natural, color-changing gin.