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Victoria Distillers and the Fairmont Empress team up to create a spirit that's fit for a queen.
In our crowded craft spirits scene, it takes a little something special to get us excited, but this mash-up bottle between distilling legend Peter Hunt of Victoria Distillers and lodging legend the Fairmont Empress makes an impact right off the bat with its regal purple hue (all natural, courtesy of dried butterfly pea blossoms), which transforms to a soft pink with the addition of tonic (see below).
1.5 oz Campari2 oz tonic water1.5 oz Empress 1908 gin
MethodBuild over ice in a glass in the order listed above. Sip and repeat.