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Thursday, March 9th, 2017 — 12:09pm PDT
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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!

Current contests on


  1. Kris says:

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

  2. Ali says:

    What a great date night idea!

  3. Samantha R says:

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

  4. Alicia says:

    Sounds fun!

  5. Jason says:

    Sounds like a great date night!

  6. Dana says:

    This looks amaaaaazing!

  7. Hetesh says:

    Looks very interesting

  8. Danielle says:

    Would love to try some ones ones from the list

  9. Trish Huston says:

    Kara Huston this is right up your alley!!

  10. Nimoul says:

    This sounds awesome!

  11. Nadya Repin says:

    this would be amazing

  12. Barb W says:

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

  13. C Mark says:

    Sounds like a delicious time!

  14. Kelly says:

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

  15. Natalie Parsonage says:

    Best gin in town, hands down

  16. Bonnie R says:

    Would be a great date night!

  17. LMS says:

    This would be super – what an awesome date night!

  18. Jennifer says:

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

  19. Lindsay says:

    This would be a fun date night!

  20. margaret says:

    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.

  21. Scott Hildebrandt says:

    Amazing event! Hope I can make it.

  22. Shannon says:

    Great prize. Good luck everyone.

  23. Linda says:

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

  24. Sophie says:

    This would be amazing!!

  25. Anne Guagliardo says:

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  26. Don Foran says:

    Used to live across Commercial from Croation CC…

  27. Linda Horn says:

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

  28. Nadine Wu says:

    I would love to win tix to this!

  29. Farzana says:

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

  30. Kelsi says:

    Sounds like an awesome night! Thanks for the opportunity.

  31. Stella Panagiotidis says:

    This looks fabulous!!!

  32. Jess says:

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

  33. Jen says:

    that would be amazing!

  34. Lucie Boo says:

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  35. Mydhili Furtado says:

    Would love to treat my sister who loves such spirits.

  36. Liza says:

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  37. Sonya Mann says:

    Would definitely love to do this with my husband!

  38. Lindsey McDowell says:

    This sounds amazing!

  39. Rachael M says:

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

  40. Linda says:

    Sounds like an awesome experience.

  41. Sonja S says:

    This would be such a fun event to attend!

  42. Jeff says:

    Would love to attend this!

  43. Cindy says:

    Would love to go!!

  44. Cindy says:

    Sounds like fun!

  45. Samantha says:

    A great night that also helps a great organization!

  46. Robin Woolmer says:

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

  47. Hadley says:

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

  48. Baljinder says:

    I would love to go!!!!

  49. Olaf Habermann says:

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  50. Jason B says:

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  51. Ron says:

    Nice giveaway!

  52. Stephanie says:

    Super excited!!

  53. Feng says:

    Would love to attend!

  54. Isabel says:

    Yes please!

  55. Tammy H says:

    So much fun!

  56. Christa says:

    SO many great locals making amazing spirits! ❤️

  57. Kristine says:

    Would love to check out all the offerings.

  58. Melanie says:

    I would love to go!

  59. Sharon says:

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

  60. Erin says:

    I would absolutely love to go to this!

  61. Holly says:

    Love to support local business.

  62. Debbie says:

    Would love to taste local gins.

  63. Debbie says:

    Would love to taste local gins.

  64. Amanda says:

    Thank you for the opportunity to win these tickets!

  65. Allan says:

    Looks like an incredible event.

  66. Ariel C says:

    great prize

  67. Desiree Baker says:

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

  68. Jocelyn says:

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

  69. jan says:

    Great cause to support

  70. adam says:

    looks fun!

  71. Karen M says:

    Sounds like a great event.
    Would love to attend.

  72. Valerie says:

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

  73. Karoline says:

    Very interesting event

  74. Teresa K says:

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  75. Viktoriya says:

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  76. Don McQueen says:

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  77. Shelley Butcher says:

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

  78. Mandy says:

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

  79. Cath says:

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  80. Mattie says:

    Sounds like sooo much Fun!!

  81. Eileen says:

    I’d love to go!

  82. Donald says:

    Looks like a great tasting event.

  83. Vee says:


  84. Yannick J says:

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

  85. Katherine says:

    Just bought the Liberty whiskey and love it!

  86. Megan says:

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

  87. Faye Jang says:

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

  88. Ashley Hudson says:

    Fingers crossed. Great momma’s night out:)

  89. Graham W says:

    Alcohol is great!

  90. Alexandra Baker says:

    This sounds like an amazing event, would love to go

  91. Helen Edley says:

    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.


  92. Jen Woloski says:

    This looks like a great event!!

  93. Renee Siu says:

    Would love to have the chance to participate!

  94. RS says:

    Would love to go!

  95. Gladys Raymond says:

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

  96. Lorena Grande says:

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

  97. Stephanie says:

    I’d love to go!

  98. Anna Warren says:

    Yes please!

  99. Lindsey McDowell says:

    Sounds like a lot of fun!

  100. Am says:

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  101. Sheila says:

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  103. Mary Lynn says:

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

  104. Tammy says:

    so many great things to try, would love to go

  105. Monique says:

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  106. Patricia Oliver says:

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  107. Shannon says:

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  108. Tammy H says:

    Love it!

  109. Karen M says:

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

  110. Winnie says:

    Would love to check this out!

  111. Leisha says:

    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!

  112. Alana P says:

    Much needed date night

  113. Marcus says:

    would love to go!

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