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BC Distilled is Canada’s Premier Artisan Distillery Event

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 — 2:04pm PDT
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40 artisan distilleries from across the province will be bringing their spirits to the 6th annual BC Distilled Festival on Saturday, April 6, 2019. Attendees – including a lucky Miss604 contest winner and their guest – will have the chance to taste some of the best spirits in Canada.

BC Distilled

BC Distilled

Where: Croatian Cultural Centre, 3520 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
When: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Trade/VIP Tasting: 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Public Tasting: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Tickets: On sale now for $69.99, VIP $79.99, plus additional event tickets are available online.

25 of the distilleries in attendance this year won medals at the recent Canadian Artisan Spirit Competition – Canada’s only national spirit competition reserved exclusively for small distilleries, with a national panel of independent judges completing blind assessments of artisan spirits submitted by distillers across the country.

Here are 4 awesome things that make BC Distilled unique:

  • Samples are not ticketed. Attendees are encouraged to try spirits without the pressure of finishing every drop to get their money’s worth out of a sample ticket.
  • The venue is not sold to maximum capacity, so there is room to move and relax, and attendees won’t face long lineups to try spirits and other samples.
  • Each distillery is represented by staff (in most cases the distiller is present), which means attendees get to talk to the people who actually make the spirits – not just agents.
  • The Legacy Liquor pop-up shop is one of the most popular aspects of the show – it has the best selection of BC spirits anywhere in the province – for one night only!

BC Distilled is once again partnering with Pacific Assistance Dogs Society (PADS), whose participation is among attendees’ favourite parts of the event. Volunteers with dogs will be roaming the event while offering tickets to a 50/50 draw.

BC Distilled

Participating Distilleries

Resurrection Spirits
Arbutus Distillery
Shelter Point Distillery
Sheringham Distillery
Moon Distillery Ltd.
True North Distilleries
de Vine Spirits
Odd Society Spirits
Victoria Caledonian
Taunton Bay Spirits
Legend Distilling
The Liberty Distillery
The Woods Spirit Co.
Tofino Distillery
Tumbleweed Spirits
After Dark Distillery Ltd.
Pacific Rim Distilling
Alchemist Distiller, Inc.
Pemberton Distillery Inc.
Gillespie’s Fine Spirits
Mad Laboratory Distilling
Fermentorium Distilling Co.
Maple Leaf Spirits Inc.
Sons of Vancouver Distillery
Ampersand Distilling Company
Central City Brewers & Distillers
Bruinwood Estate Distillery
Monashee Spirits Craft Distillery Ltd.
Salt Spring Shine Craft Distillery
The 101 Brewhouse + Distillery
Forbidden Spirits Distilling Co.
Merridale Cidery & Distillery
Deep Cove Brewers and Distillers
Urban Distilleries & Winery
Wayward Distillation House
Old Order Distilling Co.
Yaletown Distilling Company
The Dubh Glas Distillery
One Foot Crow Craft Distillery
Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery

Win Tickets

I have a pair of tickets to give away to the public tasting event on April 6th, here’s how you can enter to win:

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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 9:00pm on Wednesday, March 27, 2019.

UPDATE: The winner is Kim Emmy!

Current contests on


  1. David Harrison says:

    I would love to partake in this event

  2. Nadya says:

    I love this event! One of the best in the city.

  3. Renate says:

    Would love to take my partner to this.

  4. Cindy Mark says:

    Sounds thrilling!

  5. Cindy says:

    This would be fun to go to!

  6. Lindsay says:

    Would love to de-stress with this!

  7. Katherine N says:

    Such a great event! πŸ₯ƒπŸΈ

  8. wen says:

    Distill event!

  9. Emmy says:

    Sounds like the makings of a fun Saturday!! Thanks for the chance at this awesome giveaway!

  10. Kate says:

    Drinks and dogs..yes please! Sounds like the perfect date night to me 😁

  11. Terry Bodaly says:

    Hi! Would love to attend this with my husband on April 6th

  12. Michelle W says:

    Sounds like an awesome event!

  13. Antonia Paradis says:

    Now all we need is some cheese and crackers!

  14. Jeff says:

    Love gin!

  15. Bonnie K says:

    This would be a wonderful event to take in!

  16. Eva says:

    I’d love to attend!

  17. Ron says:

    Now this is my kind of event! 😊

  18. Whoa what a fun event, we have so many small distillers, it would be nice to sample their wears & find a new fav! πŸ™‚

  19. Jeff S says:

    This event has such a great variety of distilleries to sample from! Awesome!

  20. Harold says:

    Would love to go.

  21. Susan says:

    Terrific prize for my son and his girlfriend!

  22. Becky says:

    This would be so awesome!

  23. Eileen says:

    I’d LOVE to go to this event!

  24. Eileen says:


  25. Am says:

    This sounds like great fun!

  26. Kim says:

    I would love to go to this event – to experience our exceptional local products and support our local distillers. Thank you for offering these tickets to us, you’re dedicated followers .

  27. Alan says:


  28. Amy Lau says:

    I would love to go!

  29. Al Leung says:

    Love to attend!

  30. Behzad says:

    Would love to go

  31. Ed says:

    Stay thirsty, my friends πŸ˜‰

  32. Tammy says:

    Love to go to this great event πŸ€—

  33. Nancy says:

    This sounds like an awesome event since I don’t go to beer or wine festivals. I’d love to win tickets!

  34. Kim C says:

    Sounds like fun!

  35. Amanda Porter says:

    What a great way to try and support local!

  36. Kiki says:

    My boyfriend and I would love to go, nice to have so many distilleries in one place

  37. Tanya H says:

    Sounds tasty! Bottoms up!

  38. Karen says:

    Sounds like a fun day.

  39. Gregory says:

    This would be fun!

  40. Wes says:

    This is making me thirsty!

  41. Jenn says:

    Oh this would be amazing and I know exactly which friend I would take! πŸ™‚

  42. Don Foran says:

    …this chilled distilled…

  43. Stotes says:

    This would be great!!

  44. Larissa A McGowan says:

    This would be awesome to go to !

  45. Sarah says:

    Oooooh I know who I’d take! What a fantastically fun time it would be!

  46. Valerie says:

    Yes please…cheers!

  47. Jill K says:

    Cheers !

  48. Jason B says:


  49. Albert Ngo says:

    Would absolutely love the chance to go!

  50. Rob M says:

    The missus loves her birthday,
    and she would be thrilled,
    to celebrate with spirits,
    at a night out to BC Distilled!

  51. Samantha Reeves says:

    Omg, would so love to win tickets to this.

  52. katie Borrett says:

    what a wonderful cause !

  53. Shelley Butcher says:

    Sounds like a wonderful event to sample different spirits presented by the distillers.

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