The Empirical Ayuuk is made with Pasilla Mixe chili as its sole botanical.
Try the warm, smoky layers of Ayuuk in some of our favorite classic recipes.

  • Ayuuk & Ginger Beer

    The earthy and smoky layers of Ayuuk get an invigorating lift with the refreshing bite of ginger and the bright acidity of lime juice. Almost as healthy as your morning ginger shot.

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  • Ayuuk Margarita

    Park your regular Marg and take your game to another level with our Ayuuk Margarita.

    A full celebration of the flavors and traditions of Mexico with a good drop of Ayuuk.

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  • Ayuuk Paloma

    Paloma season is all year long! 

    Bring a touch of smoke and fruitiness  to your refreshing and citrusy drink with Ayuuk. The Pasilla Mixe chili elevates the whole experience, bringing the aromas of Oaxaca to your glass.

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Please Nacho Cheese Responsibly

Our most unexpected collab is now being launched in the US.

Visit our US page to learn more, or sign up below if you want to join the pledge to get the Empirical x Doritos Nacho Cheese available globally.

Ehime Cask 02 & 03

Close your eyes and enjoy the warmth of ex-Bourbon casks in these two distinct expressions of our Ehime series.

New to Empirical

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We've put together a few tips on getting started on your Empirical journey here.

We Are Uncategorized

We break away from conventional categories and defy the status quo.

We find freedom in flavor; we connect people, learn from them, collaborate, and tell their stories.

We sculpt a narrative arc of taste and aroma, overlaying the novel and the familiar; becoming sense memories we can share.

We do everything from scratch, build our own machinery and bring together new or forgotten ingredients.

We leave no stone unturned. We always taste, evolve, and strive to be better.

We ask questions others don’t.

We write a playbook that does not exist—one distillation, one spirit, and one flavor at a time.

Empirical is free-form. It is limitless. It is non-conformist.

Empirical is uncategorized.

No boundaries attached.

Learn more abut who we are and what we do in our Journal