Win Tickets to BC Distilled

Comments 117 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canada’s largest artisan distillery event, BC Distilled, expands its festival with tastings at Legacy Liquor and a Distillers Dinner at Forage this year.

BC Distilled

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:

Ampersand Distilling | Duncan Monashee Spirits Craft Distillery | Revelstoke
Anderson Distilleries | Burnaby Odd Society Spirits | Vancouver
Arbutus Distilleries | Nanaimo Okanagan Crush Pad | Summerland
Bohemian Spirits | Kimberly Okanagan Spirits | Kelowna & Vernon
Central City Brewing and Distilling | Surrey Old Order Distilling | Penticton
Crow’s Nest Distillery | Abbotsford Pemberton Distillery | Pemberton
Deep Cove Brewers & Distillers | North Vancouver        Shelter Point Distillery | Campbell River
DeVine Spirits | Saanichton Sheringham Distillery | Shirley
Dragon Mist Distillery | Surrey Sons of Vancouver | North Vancouver
Dubh Glas Distillery | Oliver Stealth Distilleries | North Vancouver
Fermentorium Distilling Co | Victoria The Liberty Distillery | Vancouver
Goodridge & Williams Distillers | Delta The Woods Spirit Co | North Vancouver
Legend Distilling | Naramata Urban Distilleries | Kelowna
Long Table Distillery | Vancouver Victoria Distillers | Victoria
Mad Laboratory Distilling | Vancouver Wayward Distillation House | Comox Valley
Maple Leaf Spirits | Penticton X Four Vodka | Richmond
Merridale Craft Spirits | Cobble Hill    Yaletown Distilling | Vancouver

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

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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!

117 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. KrisThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 12:22pm PST

    I would love to visit this. BC has a great variety of locally distilled stuff.

  2. AliThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 12:23pm PST

    What a great date night idea!

  3. Samantha RThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 12:23pm PST

    Wow, sounds like a fun event, and getting the chance to try a bunch of different spirits, super neat!

  4. AliciaThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 12:25pm PST

    Sounds fun!

  5. JasonThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 12:27pm PST

    Sounds like a great date night!

  6. DanaThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 12:30pm PST

    This looks amaaaaazing!

  7. HeteshThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 12:31pm PST

    Looks very interesting

  8. DanielleThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 12:40pm PST

    Would love to try some ones ones from the list

  9. Trish HustonThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 1:03pm PST

    Kara Huston this is right up your alley!!

  10. SeanThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 1:25pm PST


  11. NimoulThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 1:31pm PST

    This sounds awesome!

  12. Nadya RepinThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 1:33pm PST

    this would be amazing

  13. Barb WThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 1:35pm PST

    I’ll love to send my brother to this event!

  14. C MarkThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 1:40pm PST

    Sounds like a delicious time!

  15. KellyThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 1:42pm PST

    Would love to win this! This would be an awesome event?☺

  16. Natalie ParsonageThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 1:43pm PST

    Best gin in town, hands down

  17. Bonnie RThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 1:48pm PST

    Would be a great date night!

  18. LMSThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 1:51pm PST

    This would be super – what an awesome date night!

  19. JenniferThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 1:51pm PST

    Oh my god, yes, please! I love good (craft) booze!

  20. LindsayThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 1:58pm PST

    This would be a fun date night!

  21. margaretThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 1:58pm PST

    This would be so amazing to get to go to. I’m only fulnar with Odd Society (love them) andpale Leaf Spirits. It would be so much fun to check out a few more, hopefully fins a few more gins etc.

  22. Scott HildebrandtThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 2:14pm PST

    Amazing event! Hope I can make it.

  23. ShannonThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 2:14pm PST

    Great prize. Good luck everyone.

  24. LindaThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 2:18pm PST

    I love that there will be a charity auction in support of PADS!

  25. SophieThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 3:01pm PST

    This would be amazing!!

  26. Anne GuagliardoThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 3:05pm PST

    This sounds amazing 🙂

  27. Don ForanThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 3:06pm PST

    Used to live across Commercial from Croation CC…

  28. Linda HornThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 3:10pm PST

    I would love to attend, and try all the new & interesting gin! #gttime

  29. Nadine WuThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 3:15pm PST

    I would love to win tix to this!

  30. FarzanaThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 3:15pm PST

    This looks like a great time – would love to win! Thanks for the chance.

  31. KelsiThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 3:32pm PST

    Sounds like an awesome night! Thanks for the opportunity.

  32. Stella PanagiotidisThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 4:10pm PST

    This looks fabulous!!!

  33. JessThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 4:15pm PST

    Cool, I’ve always wanted to go, but haven’t yet.

  34. JenThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 4:49pm PST

    that would be amazing!

  35. Lucie BooThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 4:54pm PST

    This would be amazing!

  36. Mydhili FurtadoThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 5:17pm PST

    Would love to treat my sister who loves such spirits.

  37. LizaThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 6:10pm PST

    i’d like to go to this!

  38. Sonya MannThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 6:14pm PST

    Would definitely love to do this with my husband!

  39. Lindsey McDowellThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 6:18pm PST

    This sounds amazing!

  40. Rachael MThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 6:43pm PST

    Would love to win these tickets! 🙂 I’m always amazed at what’s available from the local folks that I don’t know about.

  41. LindaThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 7:36pm PST

    Sounds like an awesome experience.

  42. Sonja SThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 8:13pm PST

    This would be such a fun event to attend!

  43. JeffThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 8:42pm PST

    Would love to attend this!

  44. CindyThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 8:50pm PST

    Would love to go!!

  45. CindyThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 8:50pm PST

    Sounds like fun!

  46. SamanthaThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 8:54pm PST

    A great night that also helps a great organization!

  47. Robin WoolmerThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 10:02pm PST

    I’m in. I like to spend my money supporting local business.

  48. HadleyThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 10:16pm PST

    This would be a great event for the night before my birthday!

  49. BaljinderThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 10:32pm PST

    I would love to go!!!!

  50. Olaf HabermannThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 10:42pm PST

    I so need this.

  51. Jason BThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 10:43pm PST

    Great distilled contest.

  52. CKThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 11:39pm PST


  53. RonThursday, March 9th, 2017 — 11:39pm PST

    Nice giveaway!

  54. StephanieFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 12:22am PST

    Super excited!!

  55. FengFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 1:52am PST

    Would love to attend!

  56. IsabelFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 3:35am PST

    Yes please!

  57. Tammy HFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 3:49am PST

    So much fun!

  58. ChristaFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 6:38am PST

    SO many great locals making amazing spirits! ❤️

  59. KristineFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 6:57am PST

    Would love to check out all the offerings.

  60. MelanieFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 8:53am PST

    I would love to go!

  61. SharonFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 8:59am PST

    Sounds amazing – would love to treat my husband to this event!

  62. ErinFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 9:13am PST

    I would absolutely love to go to this!

  63. HollyFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 9:18am PST

    Love to support local business.

  64. DebbieFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 9:23am PST

    Would love to taste local gins.

  65. DebbieFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 9:26am PST

    Would love to taste local gins.

  66. AmandaFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 9:38am PST

    Thank you for the opportunity to win these tickets!

  67. AllanFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 9:53am PST

    Looks like an incredible event.

  68. Ariel CFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 10:05am PST

    great prize

  69. Desiree BakerFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 10:20am PST

    Please pick me, sounds fun. Thank you for sharing fun things to do!

  70. JocelynFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 10:33am PST

    I would love to take my husband to this! Thank you for the contest.

  71. janFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 11:08am PST

    Great cause to support

  72. adamFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 11:09am PST

    looks fun!

  73. daneFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 2:13pm PST


  74. Karen MFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 3:12pm PST

    Sounds like a great event.
    Would love to attend.

  75. ValerieFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 3:59pm PST

    Yes please! I will drink to that most heartily!!

  76. KarolineFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 5:15pm PST

    Very interesting event

  77. Teresa KFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 5:47pm PST

    I’d love to win.

  78. ViktoriyaFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 6:57pm PST

    looks like a fun event

  79. Don McQueenFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 7:00pm PST

    It sounds like a great event. Count me in!

  80. Shelley ButcherFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 7:37pm PST

    I would love to win this for my daughter and son-in-law. They would love it and could use a night out together.

  81. MandyFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 9:34pm PST

    Wow, great night out for sure. Good to see the distilled liquors get their own event too.

  82. CathFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 10:08pm PST

    Pick me! Pick me!

  83. MattieFriday, March 10th, 2017 — 10:25pm PST

    Sounds like sooo much Fun!!

  84. EileenSaturday, March 11th, 2017 — 1:28am PST

    I’d love to go!

  85. DonaldSaturday, March 11th, 2017 — 7:21am PST

    Looks like a great tasting event.

  86. VeeSaturday, March 11th, 2017 — 7:48am PST


  87. Yannick JSaturday, March 11th, 2017 — 12:21pm PST

    Would love to go and see all my favourite distilleries in one place!

  88. KatherineSaturday, March 11th, 2017 — 1:29pm PST

    Just bought the Liberty whiskey and love it!

  89. MeganSaturday, March 11th, 2017 — 3:11pm PST

    Fingers crossed, I would love to learn more about local distilleries

  90. Faye JangSaturday, March 11th, 2017 — 4:29pm PST

    How far we’ve come in BC in terms of artisan spirits!

  91. Ashley HudsonSaturday, March 11th, 2017 — 8:52pm PST

    Fingers crossed. Great momma’s night out:)

  92. Graham WSaturday, March 11th, 2017 — 9:19pm PST

    Alcohol is great!

  93. Alexandra BakerSaturday, March 11th, 2017 — 9:21pm PST

    This sounds like an amazing event, would love to go

  94. Helen EdleySaturday, March 11th, 2017 — 9:22pm PST

    What a fantastic list of participants. I would so love to attend and take part! Thank you for accepting my entry. I have also tweeted.


  95. Jen WoloskiSaturday, March 11th, 2017 — 9:31pm PST

    This looks like a great event!!

  96. Renee SiuSaturday, March 11th, 2017 — 10:15pm PST

    Would love to have the chance to participate!

  97. RSSaturday, March 11th, 2017 — 10:21pm PST

    Would love to go!

  98. Gladys RaymondSunday, March 12th, 2017 — 9:51am PDT

    A wonderful way for a couple of new gals to Vancouver to sample the local flavours. Sounds like a wonderful evening! Thank you

  99. Lorena GrandeMonday, March 13th, 2017 — 10:39am PDT

    Have heard so many amazing things about Forage. Would be a fun and informative to attend BC Distilled.

  100. AnnMonday, March 13th, 2017 — 8:38pm PDT


  101. StephanieMonday, March 13th, 2017 — 11:37pm PDT

    I’d love to go!

  102. Anna WarrenTuesday, March 14th, 2017 — 10:55am PDT

    Yes please!

  103. Lindsey McDowellTuesday, March 14th, 2017 — 8:15pm PDT

    Sounds like a lot of fun!

  104. AmTuesday, March 14th, 2017 — 8:35pm PDT

    Sounds like a terrific event. I’d love to check it out!

  105. SheilaTuesday, March 14th, 2017 — 9:50pm PDT

    Would love to go to this!

  106. Barb WTuesday, March 14th, 2017 — 11:01pm PDT

    This is an amazing contest!

  107. Mary LynnWednesday, March 15th, 2017 — 1:05am PDT

    I would love to go to this event. Sounds great!

  108. TammyWednesday, March 15th, 2017 — 9:13am PDT

    so many great things to try, would love to go

  109. MoniqueWednesday, March 15th, 2017 — 10:26am PDT

    This would be amazing!

  110. Patricia OliverWednesday, March 15th, 2017 — 11:59am PDT

    Looks awesome! Would love to go!

  111. ShannonWednesday, March 15th, 2017 — 5:03pm PDT

    Great contest! Thanks so much!

  112. Tammy HWednesday, March 15th, 2017 — 6:19pm PDT

    Love it!

  113. Karen MFriday, March 17th, 2017 — 5:55pm PDT

    Oh, yes please. Love to attend this event with my best buddy.

  114. WinnieMonday, March 20th, 2017 — 9:45am PDT

    Would love to check this out!

  115. LeishaTuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 9:01am PDT

    Who doesn’t love to sample and support all the local distilleries but when I saw Lucky’s was going to be there.. that sealed the deal!

  116. Alana PTuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 5:19pm PDT

    Much needed date night

  117. MarcusSunday, April 2nd, 2017 — 2:04am PDT

    would love to go!

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