Who we are
Unique Handcrafted Distillery
Krucefix is a unique handcrafted distillery located not far away from a historically rich town Tržič, Slovenia. Whose roots and the first written signs goes far back to the Roman Empire and further. Right there at the foothills on the sunny side of the Karavankas. Where the mighty mountain range of the Southern Limestone Alps, begin to the sea altitude. In the immediate vicinity of antique Loibl pass in region covered with spruce forests, low bushy pines and highest grown juniper hazels. Away from the hustle, around fertile lands, clean air it’s based distillery which is feed with crystal Alpine water and uses only finest ingredients.
Handpicked at specific locations around the streams, springs and waterfalls. On the altitude of 1000 meters, up to 1900 m and higher. Those pine trees, other plants and ingredients are saturated with most active & organoleptic substances and essential oils. As they must defy cold weather during the long winters. Along the summer, take an advantage of warm sunshine for their growth and survival.
Live with nature, is one of our main drivers that lead us on the way of creation. The whole Krucefix range is 100% natural products without any chemical preservatives, artificial colours or emulsifiers. The Spirits contain only quality alcohol fermented entirely from the tree, plant or fruit used. Those facts set us apart from other eau de vie distilleries.
Liqueurs are dilutable with live water from the Alps, natural sugar and a syrup extracted from the tree cone, fruit or plant. Because of our dedication to handwork, harvesting ingredients in the surrounding mountains, distilling small special batches. Are annual quantities of Krucefix’s Eau de Vie, Spirits and Liqueurs very limited.