BC Distilled 2015 names favourite local spirits

Charles Zuckerman/BC Distilled

To celebrate the bounty of locally-distilled spirits, distilleries and drink enthusiasts for a day of tasting and talking at BC Distilled.

In total, 22 small-batch distilleries shared over 70 different spirits, and attendees of the event were tasked with picking their favourites.


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There were 11 winners in the three categories. It was a big showing for Sons of Vancouver, whose Amaretto garnered the most votes of any spirit at the event, according to BC Distilled.

Photo by Charles Zuckerman/BC Distilled

Photo by Charles Zuckerman/BC Distilled

Here are the results from the voting, courtesy BC Distilled:

Favourite Vodka
1st Place: Unruly Vodka by Wayward Distillation House
2nd Place: Sons of Vancouver Vodka
3rd Place: Sons of Vancouver Chili Vodka

Favourite Gin
1st Place: Noteworthy Gin by Dubh Glas
2nd Place: Unruly Gin by Wayward Distillation House
3rd Place (three-way tie): Long Table London Dry, Gillespie’s Sin Gin, and Ampersand Distilling Co. Gin

Favourite Spirit/Liqueur
1st Place: Sons of Vancouver Amaretto
2nd Place: Odd Society Spirits Vermouth
3rd Place: Victoria Spirits Craigdarroch Whisky

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