Empress 1908 Gin – You Empress Me Cocktail Recipe

You Empress Me Cocktail

Today, on mrsprofresh.com, I am sharing a sweet, refreshing, and tasty gin cocktail with the one and only, Empress 1908 Gin.

You Empress Me Cocktail
Empress 1908 Gin

Here is what you’ll need to create one beautiful cocktail:

  • 1 oz of Empress 1908 Gin
  • 4 oz of sizzling club soda
  • 2 tbsp of simple syrup
  • 1 tsp of fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • Mint leaves
  • Ice

Steps to create:

  1. In a beautiful glass, add the indigo gin.
  2. In a shaker, add the ice, club soda, simple syrup, lemon juice, and mint leaves.
  3. Gently mix all of the ingredients.
  4. Using a strainer, add the mixed ingredients to the glass with the gin. Witness the magic unfold as your drink turns to a light purple hue or lavender color.
  5. Garnish with a dried lemon slice and edible floral ice cubes <3

And voila! You have a sweet yummy cocktail that is perfect for any occasion! To grab your bottle of Empress 1908 gin, head over to bottlerover.com for pickup or home delivery.

For those who are extremely curious about why the gin is blue, please keep reading for more about Empress 1908 Gin.

Empress 1908 Gin is a hand-crafted spirit from Victoria Distillers in British Columbia, Canada, and is inspired by the renowned tea and cocktail programs of the iconic Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria. (By the way, I’ve added afternoon tea at the Fairmont Empress Hotel to my bucket list 😉 ) The gin is micro-distilled in small batch copper-pot stills using eight botanicals: juniper, rose, coriander seed, grapefruit peel, ginger root, cinnamon bark, butterfly pea blossoms and the Fairmont Empress Blend Tea. Having said that, the ingredient containing the power to make the gin indigo hue is, the butterfly pea blossom. With the addition of citrus, tonic water, or club soda, Empress 1908 transforms from vivid indigo hue to soft pink and purple hues. Pretty cool, huh?!?

Best of all? It is all-natural, and for those who are gluten-free, it’s gluten-free.

Well, that’s a wrap for today. If you any questions regarding the cocktail recipe, or more about this gin, please don’t hesitate in reaching out. You can email me at sonia@mrsprofresh.com or send a DM on Instagram. I’d love to know your thoughts about the You Empress Me cocktail.

xoxo

Although Empress 1908 Gin sponsored my latest Instagram post, please note they did not sponsor this blog post. I just simply love the product, and my latest cocktail creation in the kitchen, so I knew I had to dedicate a blog post. As always, thank you for reading and supporting my blog.

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