Facelift for The King’s Ginger Liqueur


In 1903, the recipe for The King’s Ginger was invented by Berry Bros & Rudd for King Edward VII. Since then, a lot has happened in the world, but the liqueur has remained.

Now, for its 117th birthday, there has been a facelift of the bottle and the recipe has been minimally adjusted. The new bottle shape is a reference to the water bottles used by King Edward VII. They were a useful accessory when hunting, trout fishing or walking on the moors.

The ginger notes have become stronger, at the same time the alcohol has been reduced to 29.9% and the production now takes place in London again and no longer in Holland. The liqueur has a golden colour, is sweet and at the same time the fresh ginger tingles accompanied by fine fresh lemon flavours. An invigorating and warming liqueur that brings people together.

Tasting notes

Colour: strong golden

Nose: An unmistakable ginger cloud rises first – fresh natural ginger with a light aura of zesty lemons quickly entices the first sip.

Palate: The initial sweetness is replaced by the gentle tingle of fresh ginger, followed by subtle, gentle lemon notes. Warmly full-bodied and very long lasting.

The King’s Ginger can be consumed in very different ways. Either pure, on ice or then in various cocktails. But you can also use it to perfume desserts or for spiciness in mulled wine.