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“First Class Experience”

Urban Distilleries + Winery
Ranked #26 of 130 things to do in Kelowna
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Urban Distilleries is British Columbia's First Craft Distillery and now winery in the central Okanagan; a small batch micro-distillery producing top-shelf, award winning Okanagan Gin with lavender and apple, Vodkas, Espresso Vodka, naturally infused vodka's and Single Malt Whisky. At Urban Distilleries, each batch is hand crafted in Artesian copper stills Made from 100% British Columbian fruit, grains,and BC's finest pure glacier water without additives, chemicals or artificial flavours. Tasting room open to the public. Tours available.
Parry Sound, Canada
1 review
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“First Class Experience”
Reviewed 9 June 2014

my family and I had a very pleasant experience at Mike Urban's Distillery.We arrived by chance and he dropped what he was doing and gave us a tour of his facility.Clearly passionate about his business,we were all very impressed! His product was a delight to sample,especially the naturally flavored vodkas. Well worth a visit if visiting Kelowna.We are now sold on his premium liquors!!! John Rynard and Family

Visited June 2014
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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
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“Awesome experience!”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Great spot and knowledgeable on vodka. Excellent service and would visit again! Mike, the owner, was fantastic and you must try the chili vodka and bacon rimmer! Delicious!

Visited June 2014
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“Best Gin!”
Reviewed 23 May 2014

Well worth visiting if only for the gin. Kelowna has so much to offer and this experience is something you will want to add to your trip.

Visited May 2014
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Ottawa, Canada
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“This place will keep you in good spirits!”
Reviewed 22 April 2014

A gem tucked away in the Northern part of downtown. Visit it on the way to or from Knox Mountain - it is just off Ellis. A good facility and an interesting story of single minded entrepreneurship - with fabulous results. We walked away with bottles of the medium toast whisky and the lavender gin - both were really unique, surprisingly smooth and tasted just great. We also sampled the peri peri vodka which would be fantastic for mixing Caesars or Bloody Mary's - but didn't have enough room in our suitcase for that too! Definitely worth a visit even if you are not much of a spirits drinker - you may suddenly find yourself taking a bottle home.

Visited April 2014
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Mike U, Owner at Urban Distilleries + Winery, responded to this review, 23 May 2014
Thank you very much for writing a review, it is much appreciated. I hope the bottles made it home OK. Hope to see you back in Kelowna soon. Just a reminder that we also do online ordering and shipping throughout Canada.
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“Most Fun”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

This is the most fun and tastyist thing you can do in Kelowna. Its inexpensive and informative. They have awesome spirits. Smoothest I've ever tasted.

Visited October 2013
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