THE ULTIMATE COMPLEMENT TO PREMIUM SPIRITS
Inspired by a family recipe from 1903, we tracked down the source of the original, handpicked ingredients. We then worked with the best global distillers and barman to create a collection based on tradition with the obsession to be the ultimate complement to premium spirits.
At East Imperial, tradition and quality are particularly important. All of our products are made using only the purest ingredients sustainably sourced from Asia and East Africa, home of the original tonic water.
The hand picked cinchona that we use originated from the very same Java, Indonesia plantation that was used to supply one of the founder’s great grandfathers at his Kenya plantation in 1903. Of course the lineage alone is impressive, but did you know it takes seven years for our cinchona trees to grow, and the scraping, air drying, smoking and processing takes a further seventeen days? That’s what it takes to put the finest tonic water in your tumbler.
This is not a soft drink, but a tonic water. We use all natural ingredients with no artificial flavours, sweeteners or preservatives. This practice provides the best tasting product with the added benefit of being good for you.
"The best tonic water ever"
"The only tonic on the planet I've ever truly loved. Makes me reconsider the whole G&T thing.
"Old World Tonic makes a more refined and distinctive taste sensation"
"In a world of mass production and faceless companies, it's rare to have something that looks the look, talks the talk and can still back it up with quality and flavour."
The most discerning patrons and barmen are demanding superior quality beverages to complement premium spirits.
That’s why East Imperial is a collection curated like no other, with unparalleled quality and taste. After all, you wouldn’t put cheap, low quality tyres on an Aston Martin.
East Imperial’s collection is led by our Old World Tonic Water. This signature beverage aims to put the heritage, integrity and authenticity of original tonic water back into your tumbler.
Inspired by a 1903 recipe, East Imperial Tonic Waters are small batched and blended using all natural Asian sourced ingredients, New Zealand artesian spring water and a cold filled process. This traditional method of production ensures that the freshness and the subtleties of the botanicals are protected, taking tonic water back to its origins.
The Tasting Case is the perfect way introduction to East Imperial. Inside you’ll find a bottle of each flavour to be savoured with your favourite spirits and a Tasting Menu, giving you tasting notes, a brief description of the traditional ingredients we use and a serving suggestion. The perfect gift idea.View