Must visit distilleries in Calgary

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Calgary is domestic to numerous distilleries that produce delicious, small-batch spirits. Read directly to examine extra approximately 3 must-go-to distilleries in Calgary.

  • Burwood Distillery

The proprietors of Burwood Distillery satisfaction themselves on generating homemade spirits worth of any celebration. Burwood combines the traditions of old-international European farm distilleries and new-international strategies to make a number of the greatest spirits in Calgary. Local farmers produce all the uncooked components utilized by Burwood. Barley from Alix and honey from Chestermere are key components used in the distillery.

If you go to Burwood, make sure to strive for their Medica Honey Liqueur, a bare candy spirit ideal with a dessert or as a part of a nightcap. Burwood’s different spirits consist of gin, vodka, Honey Eau de Vie, canned signature craft coolers, and kombucha cocktails. If you’re fortunate sufficient to discover some, make sure to seize one in all Burwood’s famous restricted version spirits, inclusive of the Candy Cane Medica and Apricot Liqueur.

You can take a tour of Burwood’s hand-built distillery to learn how the company’s spirits are made from start to end. Mixologists can also show you how to make the perfect drink. Fargo Loft in Burwood is a restaurant and cocktail lounge where you can enjoy a handcrafted cocktail and small farm-to-table plates.

  • Bridgeland Distillery 

Since 2018, Bridgeland Distillery has been producing craft spirits that pay homage to Calgary’s people and history. Copper pot distillation is Bridgeland’s specialty. Limoncello, Moscato, and Gewurztraminer are among Bridgeland’s brandy variations. Single malt, Taber corn bourbon, and an old-fashioned cocktail whiskey are among the whiskey possibilities. Bridgeland also produces two different types of grappa.

On Edmonton Trail NE, Bridgland Distillery may be found. On Wednesdays and Thursdays, the tasting room opens at 4 p.m., and Friday through Sunday, it opens at 2 p.m. On Sunday afternoons, you may also join a distillery tour and learn about the Bridgeland process. If you go, don’t miss Bridgeland’s outside patio, where you can relax and enjoy the sunshine while sipping a handcrafted cocktail and sampling a range of small plates. Stone-fired pizzas, supper bowls, antipasto, and charcuterie platters are just a few of the selections on the menu.

  • Distillery Eau Claire

The Eau Claire Distillery is committed to offering a “farm to glass” experience for its customers, and only uses the finest ingredients from local farms. Three-Point Vodka, Prickly Pear EquineOx, Single Malt Whiskey, and three Gin types are among the spirits created in Eau Claire. Pick up a bottle of Eau Claire’s special Christmas Gin if you visit over the holiday season. The Christmas Gin features 24-karat gold flakes and is laced with frankincense and myrrh. Cherry Gin Collins, Spruce Berry Smash, EquineOx Mule, and Parlour Gin and Tonic are among the canned, ready-to-drink cocktails offered by Eau Clair.

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