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Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery

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Address: 5204 24 St, Vernon, British Columbia V1T 8X2, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-549-3120
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

Okanagan Spirits is Western Canada's oldest craft distillery spanning over...

Okanagan Spirits is Western Canada's oldest craft distillery spanning over a decade in the production of award-winning B.C. spirits. Internationally acclaimed as North America's only designated World Class Distillery (World Spirits Awards), our portfolio includes a range of spirits from Vodka, Whisky and Gin, to Liqueurs and Brandies (Eau de Vie) as well as Canada's first genuine Absinthe.

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Absinthe makes the heart grow fonder?

This was my second visit. It's an interesting place. They have a video room showing a short film about the distillery. The still itself is on view, and a magnificent piece of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Greater Manchester
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Vernon, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small distillery that has fairly recently moved to a new spacious location in Vernon. The new building is well appointed and has a great tasting bar. I find some of the liquors not of a flavour that I enjoy, but others are very good. This is apparently because of a base that they use. The staff are... More 

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Greater Manchester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit. It's an interesting place. They have a video room showing a short film about the distillery. The still itself is on view, and a magnificent piece of shiny equipment it is! Take a selfie in front of their lovely old 'gangster' style car. Access is not problematical. The washroom facilities are good. There is even... More 

Thank JSL47
Central Saanich
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last Christmas our nephew gave us a bottle of Laird of Fintry I could hardly believe such an exceptional whisky could be made in the new world. This year we've journeyed to the source and found very reasonably priced gifts of the consumable variety. No one needs more junk. A thoughtful tasting is the perfect homework needed before "Christmas shopping... More 

Thank biancam595
Vernon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

the distillery is very spacious, clean and beautifully laid out. They have a wide range of delicious spirit made with Okanagan fruits. They also make some unique spirits (like rhubarb liquer) that you wont find anywhere else. They also have the capacity to host client events. Very nice place.

Thank Rob B
Vernon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We had friends over last summer and we had never been to the new distillery. We were greeted by a very knowledgeable gal (sorry forgot the name). She was pleasant, knowledgeable and very friendly. Our friends really enjoyed the tasting and the history of the distillery. Of course we all left with some goodies in hand and as locals we... More 

Thank MollyH50
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I take all out of town visitors here and without fail there are purchases made. The liqueurs are so tasty. I also enjoy visiting their booth at our local farmers market where you can also do some tasting. OH and let's not forget the drunken cherries,......yummm

Thank 562sharono
Vernon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is one of the best tasting facilities I have ever been to. Their quality products and their attention to detail recognizing the history of fruit growing is just great. Their use of local fruit and grain in their production of award winning fruit liquers, malt whiskeys and other beverages makes us very lucky to be living here in Vernon.

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Vernon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Awesome sipping liquors.. Try them all ...huckleberry ..blackberry my favourites Great tours offered also. Take one it will not disappointment !

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Vernon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great spot to take visitors to Vernon or if your in visiting and want something different than wine tasting. They make fantastic products and the staff and owners are a ton of fun. They take great pride in their product and their fantastic new facility. As a result of their suggestion to taste new products there we've... More 

Thank Bruce_reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic place to visit full of tradition and professionalism. The guide (Simmy) was very informative and friendly. Great tasting fruit liquors and grain spirits. Pricing is good with most liquors starting at $30. Pity no malt whiskey was available during our visit.

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