Canada’s largest artisan distillery event, BC Distilled, expands its festival with tastings at Legacy Liquor and a Distillers Dinner at Forage this year.
Where: Croatian Cultural Centre (3520 Commercial Drive, Vancouver)
When: Saturday, April 8, 2017
Trade Tasting: 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Public Tasting: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Tickets: Available online now
BC Distilled 2017 participants include:
Delicious canapés from Juniper, Timber, Two Rivers, Cascade Room and Lucky’s Doughnuts, as well as chocolate from Koko Monk, and drinks from Walter Caesar, Modern Mixers & Elixirs, Philips Soda, Cahoots Syrups and Rootside Provisions round out the night’s offerings. Those attending the trade and media events will be treated to nibbles from Oyama Sausage, Benton Brothers Fine Cheese and A Bread Affair.
In addition, an on-site Legacy Liquor pop-up shop will allow participants to purchase bottles, selecting from the widest selection of BC spirits available anywhere, with well over 100 products.
The evening includes a charity auction in support of the Pacific Assistance Dogs Society (PADS), which breeds, raises, trains and supports certified assistance dogs for people living with disabilities and for community care professionals. Some of the festival’s proceeds will also support PADS.
Legacy BC Spirits Showcases
Where: 1633 Manitoba St, Vancouver
When: BC Gins Showcase: April 3, 2017 at 7:00pm
BC Whiskies Showcase: April 4, 2017 at 7:00pm
BC Barrel-Aged Gins Showcase: April 5, 2017 at 7:00pm
Details: Each tasting will be presented by an expert who will lead the attendees through the various spirits. In addition to the line-up, each tasting will present a spirit that is different from subject of the tasting to give attendees some exposure to something new. Tickets »
Distillers Dinner at Forage
Where: 1300 Robson St, Vancouver
When: April 7, 2017 at 6:00pm
Details: This dinner will pair six innovative courses from the restaurant’s outstanding Executive Chef and avid locavore Chris Whittaker with spirits from Odd Society, Sons of Vancouver, Okanagan Spirits, Wayward, Sheringham and Dubh Glas. Tickets »
Win Tickets to BC Distilled
I have a pair of tickets to give away to the public tasting event on April 8th, here’s how you can enter to win:
- Leave a comment on this post (1 entry)
- Click below to post an entry on Twitter
Follow BC Distilled on Facebook and Twitter for more information. Please enjoy responsibly. Must be 19+. I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.
Update The winner is Sonya Mann!