This article was published in the Central Alberta Homes & Lifestyle Magazine Spring 2017 edition. To see the complete article and product information, please click here.
Alberta is in a craft alcohol renaissance. The names of craft breweries are becoming household names. Some of us even own their hoodies.
This trend was initially made possible in 2013 when laws changed to allow small-batch production of beer and spirits. More importantly, it was the coming together of Alberta’s world-class grains, pristine Rocky Mountain water, dedicated local farmers, and determined entrepreneurs that has catapulted craft brewers and distillers to celebrity-like popularity.
“Alberta craft distilleries are amazing,” said Matt Buck, Head Barman at Red Deer’s To the Lost lounge and eatery. “It is important that we, as a province, encourage our local makers and develop solid relationships with them.”
Here, in the heartland of Alberta’s grain belt, we have two new distilleries working hard to establish themselves.
and Eau Claire Distillery (Turner Valley, Alberta)
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