English translation of back label:
the Middle Ages most inns in Poland were run by Jews as leaseholders.
Merchants from the East who stayed in these inns found the vodka
offered to them unpalatable and suggested they use some of their
essences, which they did.
So was created the recipe containing a special rose attar and
some other ingredients. The modified vodkas were very much sought
after because of their exquisite taste and were sold in all Jewish
the end of the nineteenth century my grandfather, Samuel Treister
(1864-1942) built with his brother Joseph* a distillery on his
estate Debina (by Ilawcze) in Galicia, South East Poland, then
part of the Austrian Hungarian Empire - where they produced a
variety of exclusive spirits from whiskeys to infused vodkas.
been produced according to this ancient Polish-Jewish recipe handed
down to me by my father, Maximilian.
is dedicated to the memory of Polish Jews who perished in the
in TORUN - the birthplace of Nicolaus Copernicus by the Fabryka
is a project by Suzanne Treister in association with the Centre
of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu of Torun and Fundacja
Josef organised and fully equipped a local nest of the Polish
Gymnastic Society "Sokol". Weekly exercises were supplemented
by shooting lessons and the best performers were rewarded with
a bottle of Rozowka. '
in collaboration with Maximilian Treister)