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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.

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Where can I buy Empress 1908 internationally?

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

Empress 1908 Elderflower Rose Gin is currently available in Canada and the U.S.

How does the online order option work and where do you ship?

Orders through our online option for the US are placed through our partner, Barcart. They work with trusted retail partners to ship to all states but are unable to ship the following: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Hawaii, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah and Vermont.

Please review these FAQ’s and Barcart’s terms for more information about orders placed on this website.

If you have issues with an order you placed on this website, please either reply to your order confirmation email or reach out to Barcart here.

Empress 1908 Gin is not involved with the sale or delivery of alcohol products.

Who can help me with my online order?

For any questions regarding a US online order already placed of Empress 1908 Gin, please contact Barcart here.

To view customer service & shipping FAQ’s please click here.

How does shipping for online orders work?

US: Flat rate shipping is available for $19.99 for one bottle or $14.99 for two bottles or more. Most orders are processed within 1-2 business days after placing the order. Delivery time will vary depending on your location, the carrier used by the licensed retailer who processed your order, and external factors that impact shipments.

For any shipping questions regarding your online order of Empress 1908 Gin, please click here for more information.

If you have any further questions or need some assistance for US orders, please contact Barcart here.

I can’t find Empress 1908 Gin 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.

Where can I buy Empress 1908 merchandise?

You can now find our Signature Mixology Collection, apparel, and accessories on Amazon! Check out our Canadian store here, and visit here if you’re in the US!

Where do Empress 1908 Gin’s all-natural hues come from? 

Empress 1908 Indigo Gin’s unique 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.

Our Empress 1908 Elderflower Rose Gin’s unique ruby colour is also all-natural! To achieve its stunning ruby hue, we use a unique combination of red rose petals and black carrots. Roses are a traditional gin botanical, and these add a beautiful floral note and a delicate aroma. The black carrot enhances and helps maintain that rich, ruby colour while providing a hint of sweetness. 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 natural botanicals. No artificial colours or stabilizers are used in its creation — so while the flavour will last forever, its unique 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 Gin 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 Gin kosher?

Yes, Empress 1908 Gin is certified kosher.

Do Empress 1908 Gin products contain nuts?

There are no nuts or nut products used in the making of Empress 1908 Gin. Learn more about our all-natural botanical recipe here for our Empress Indigo Gin and here for Empress Elderflower Rose Gin.

What’s the nutritional information of Empress 1908 Gin?

As distilled spirits, 1 fluid ounce of gin contains on average 0g of carbs and approximately 70 calories. Empress 1908 Gin is all-natural, and contains no added sugar. Learn more about our unique botanical recipe here for our Empress Indigo Gin and here for Empress Elderflower Rose Gin.

Do all Empress 1908 Gin products contain the same botanicals?

Each of our spirits have their own unique signature botanical recipe. To find more information on the botanicals we use to create our gins, visit our spirits page here.

How can I become a reseller?

Contact us at [email protected] to find out more about becoming a reseller of Empress 1908 Gin.

Does the distillery offer tours?

At this time, we are not offering tours of the Distillery. Our retail store is open for all of your cocktail needs, and tastings are available. Please visit the Victoria Distillers website, or you can contact [email protected] if you have any questions.

Have a questions for us?

If you have any questions not covered in our FAQ, feel free to reach out to us directly. We’re here to help!

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