Happy Hour {Empress Orange Creamsicle}

Spring Break kicks off in a matter of hours and I thought I’d share once last fun cocktail before we hit the road. I have had this one on my “maybe” list for a year, not convinced how good it would taste. When bestie M left a bottle of OJ here, I decided it was time to give it a shake! Honey and I both very much enjoyed it and can definitely recommend it as a tasty cocktail.

Empress Orange Creamsicle

This little spring spritz is like an orange creamsicle for adults, with fresh orange juice, vanilla-infused syrup and, of course, a splash of Empress 1908!

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 oz Empress 1908 Gin
  • 1/2 oz lemon juice
  • 1 oz orange juice
  • 1/2 oz vanilla syrup (like you would use in coffee at Starbucks)
  • Garnish with orange slice
METHOD

Shake the orange juice, lemon juice, and vanilla syrup on ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass with fresh ice. Layer the Empress 1908 Gin on top. Garnish with an orange slice. We recommend stirring before you sip!

Other Empress Favorites

Empress 75

A cocktail made for celebration, the Empress 75 is sparkling, effervescent and deliciously sippable. Think of it as a graduated mimosa.

Windsor Garden

Meet your new favourite cocktail. Between an impressive array of fresh herbs and a delicate hint of lemon, the Windsor Garden is like sipping on spring.

Empress Royal Hawaiian

Tall, tropical and tasty. If you’ve ever wanted a sip of sunshine, the Royal Hawaiian is as close as you’ll get.

Empress Watermelon Sugar

The Watermelon Sugar cocktail is the summer sip you’ve been waiting for. With the refreshing flavours of watermelon, lime, and basil this drink is bound to be a hit!

Strawberry Basil Lemon Smash

The perfect cocktail for your summer harvest!

1908 Mule

The perfect blend of fresh and floral with a healthy kick of spice!

With that, Spring Break starts now!

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