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Frequently Asked Questions

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Empress 1908 Gin is definitely a conversation-starter. Here you’ll find answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

  • Does the distillery offer tours?

    Yes, Victoria Distillers has been producing premium spirits in Victoria for more than a decade, and is proud to add Empress 1908 to our repertoire. Our distillery relocated to Sidney in 2016 and welcomes visitors for tours of the production facilities. In addition, this gorgeous space is home to a full-service cocktail lounge, featuring our collection of gins and other spirits, as well as a range of charcuterie and appetizers. More information on tours can be found on the Victoria Distillers website or you can contact hello@victoriadistillers to book today!

  • Where does Empress 1908 get its indigo hue from?

    Empress 1908 Gin’s unique indigo colour is all-natural. It comes from the infusion of butterfly pea blossoms post-distillation. The addition of this flower provides Empress 1908 with a warm, herbal earthiness, soft texture, and stunning blue hue. Learn more about our botanical recipe here.

  • Will the colour of my Empress 1908 fade over time?

    Yes. The distinct flavour and colour of Empress 1908 Gin comes from the infusion of tea botanicals. No artificial colours or stabilizers are used in its creation — so while the flavour will last forever, its unique indigo hue will not. Fading of the natural colour is accelerated by exposure to sunlight. We recommend that you experience each bottle within a year of purchase and store in a cool, dark place. A gin this beautiful is meant to be enjoyed at its best.

  • Is Empress 1908 gluten-free?

    Yes, Empress 1908 Gin is all-natural and gluten-free. Our gin is distilled from a premium corn-based spirit.

  • Is Empress 1908 kosher?

    Yes, Empress 1908 Gin is certified kosher. 

  • Where can I buy Empress 1908 internationally?

    Empress 1908 Gin is distributed in Canada, the U.S., the U.K., Bermuda, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland and we are adding more locations every day. Find a distributor or retail location near you on our find us page.

  • How does the Buy Now work and where do you ship?

    Orders for our Buy Now option are placed through our partner, Mash&Grape. They work with retail partners to ship to all states in the continental United States except for the following: Alabama, Arkansas, Michigan, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Ohio, Tennessee, Utah and Vermont.

  • Who can help me with my Buy Now Order?

    For any questions regarding your Buy Now order of Empress 1908 Gin, please contact openbar@mashandgrape.com. To view customer service FAQ’s please click here.

  • How does the shipping for Buy Now Orders work?

    Flat rate shipping is available for $19.99 for one bottle or $14.99 for two bottles or more. Orders to HI and AK will be subject to carrier calculated shipping. For any shipping questions regarding your Buy Now order of Empress 1908 Gin, please click here for more information. If you have any further questions or need some assistance, please contact customer service at openbar@mashandgrape.com.

  • I can’t find Empress 1908 near me. What’s next?

    We are always excited to bring Empress 1908 Gin to new locations around the world. If you are unable to find our gin near you, contact us and we will be happy to add your country, city or area to our list of distribution requests.

  • How can I become a reseller?

    Contact us at sales@empressgin.com to find out more about becoming a reseller of Empress 1908 Gin. 

  • Does Empress 1908 Gin contain nuts?

    There are no nuts or nut products used in the making of Empress 1908. Learn more about our all-natural, botanical recipe here.

  • How many calories are found in Empress 1908 Gin?

    On average, 1 fluid ounce of gin contains approximately 70 calories. Empress 1908 Gin is all-natural, and contains no added sugar. Learn more about our unique botanical recipe here.