Releases: Stoned 'n' Smoky
Our friends from Native in Singapore were inspired by the flavors of their local markets to come up with a complex drink based on The Plum, I Suppose.
How To Drink Empirical: A Negroni, I Suppose
Want to end 2020 in a flavorful black out? Look no further. A Negroni, I Suppose is a riff on a White Negroni by Chris Stewart, Head of Research & Development.
How to Drink Empirical: Creamy, I Suppose by Mr Lyan
Anticipating the glorious return of the Sunday Lyan Sessions at Lyaness, our our friends from Mr Lyan Studio came up with this riff on Baileys based on our plum kernel and marigold spirit, The Plum, I Suppose.
A riff on a modern take of a classic cocktail, Samfundssind is based on our Pasilla Mixe chili spirit Ayuuk and includes fermented citrus and Australian ingredients. Another fun collaboration with our friend Luke Whearty of BYRDI in Melbourne.
Fuck Trump And His Stupid Fucking Wall Punch
Chris from R&D created an easy Fuck Trump And His Stupid Fucking Wall punch recipe to help you get through election night.
Fuck Trump And His Stupid Fucking Wall
We didn’t win any diplomacy awards for this one, but it was impossible for us not to condemn a policy that aimed at taking children away from their parents.
Releases: Yalla Habibi Rise Again
Our friends Electric Bing Sutt were among the many people devastated by the horrific explosion in Beirut. Yalla Habibi Rise Again is a reconstruction of their classic "EBS Gimlet". All proceeds will go to their fundraiser.
Releases: One More Before I Go
One More Before I Go is a celebration of Maxim Schulte's time as head bartender of the American Bar, one of London’s oldest and most iconic cocktail bars.
Toby Evans designed some special cans for us
Our special edition mix packs of CAN 01 and CAN 02 feature artwork from artist and designer Toby Evans. We had a decent chat with him about it.
Releases: The making of ES x Ticuchi with Yana Volfson
In celebration of Cinco de Mayo this year, we asked Yana Volfson of Cosme (NYC), Atla (NYC), and Ticuchi (Mexico City) to create a festive drink that marries our habanero spirit with essential Mexican flavors. Nuestra casa su casa, so here's the recipe.
Friends: A Drink With Tata
Leading up to our Gedulgt x Tata bar swap, we caught up with bar manager Jonas Andersen, and head bartender Harry Bell to get the lowdown on their award-winning approach.
Friends: A Drink with Gedulgt
In Danish, Gedulgt means secret or well-hidden. Tucked away in a historic backyard, the name is appropriate for the award-winning cocktail bar in Aarhus, Denmark. Most recently, they added the People’s Choice nod at the Bartenders’ Choice Awards to their lengthy list of accolades.
Events: GANNI FW20 x Empirical
During Copenhagen Fashion Week, we partnered with our friends at GANNI on a string of activations. A strong match for Empirical, GANNI is challenging creatives to work with more responsible materials aiming to reuse and recycle existing materials to create unique and one-of-a-kind products.
Events: Empirical's Lars Williams at Peoples Wine
Lars Williams is home for the holidays. To kick-off the festivities, we’re holding a special tasting at Peoples, the new wine shop and bar from Contra/Wildair duo Fabian von Hauske and Jeremiah Stone.
Events: Empirical End of Year Glögg Blowout
Come and join us for some festive fun at Empirical Saturday 14th December. Lars is making his famous glögg, from a family recipe, and our favourite baker, Louise Bannon of Tir Bakery, is on the æbleskiver pans.
Events: Empirical x Fruktstereo x Josephine Sondlo
We’re teaming up with Fruktstereo and Josephine Sondlo for a special takeover of Bio Rio. Join us at the cinema bar for unique cocktails featuring our spirits and Fruktstereo’s category defying fruit pét-nats.
Events: Empirical x Mrs Robinson's
To kick-off this year’s Bar Convent Berlin, we’re having a party with our friends at Mrs Robinson’s. It’s one of the city’s most creative new restaurants located in a cozy space that was once a
In the Tasting Room: Schofield's x Gedulgt
Joe Schofield of Schofield’s and Sensorium in Manchester along with Jens Kim and Mads Schack of Gedulgt in Aarhus are joining our team for an intimate cocktail experience at the Tasting Room in Cope
Serves: ES X ēe #1 & Soda Water
ES X ēe #1 is a collaboration with Alex Kratena & Monica Berg of Tayēr & Elementary in London. It's made using Lebanese cherry stems, coffee chaff, carob, corn husk kombucha, and Citra hops. The project’s aim is to gather and re-interpret inspiration from various regions, ingredients, and techniques they've encountered throughout research and development trips around the world.
Events: The Cambridge Public House x Empirical
We've just landed in France. To mark our arrival, we’re throwing a party with our friends at The Cambridge Public House.
Events: Empirical Spirits Píib Party
In Yucatan Mayan culture, a Píib is an earth oven and an important means of symbolic connection with the earth. As a nod to that, we’re digging a hole and roasting a bunch of pigs 1st September 2018.
Events: Little Red Door x Ruby x Empirical
Rory Shepherd and Ben C. Wilson of Little Red Door (Paris), as well as Jeppe Nothlev Schefte of Ruby (Copenhagen), are joining the Empirical Team for an exclusive and intimate cocktail experience at Empirical Spirits HQ, Copenhagen. This feast of creativity and innovation will include five drinks based on Empirical Spirits, each paired with a snack. There will also be the chance to view the inner workings of Empirical with a private tour of the distillery.
'The Power of Collaboration' by Chido Govera and Lars Williams
Enriching the world with the tastes of Zimbabwe, with Chido Govera (farmer, activist, educator, and creator of The Future of Hope Foundation, Zimbabwe) and Lars Williams (Empirical Spirits, Denmark). This video was shot at Fru.to, Alexa Atala's symposium in Brazil.