B.C. cocktail recipe: Q1908 from Q Bar at the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria

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      This regal cocktail hails from Q Bar, located at the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, B.C.

      The recipe uses Empress 1908 Gin, which is a collaboration between the hotel and Victoria Distillers that combines the hotel's signature black tea blend with botanicals.


      2 oz Empress 1908 Gin
      3/4 oz fresh lemon juice
      3/4 oz simple syrup
      3/4 oz egg white
      edible flowers

      Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice.
      Shake and strain to remove ice.
      Shake again without the ice.
      Fine strain into a chilled coupe glass.
      Garnish with edible flowers.