The Bear Hill Brewing Company has secured the necessary licenses to open the first craft distillery in Alberta. They are anticipating adding the homegrown spirits to the cocktail menu during the summer and will start distilling spirits very soon.
On January 11th, the brewery celebrated their first year anniversary and decided it was time to move into the whiskey business. They already have the copper distiller in place and have used it as a beautiful display in the brewpub until now.
They actually started their first batch on February 3rd in the distiller and expect to make some tweaks as they move forward. They have already made over 300 litres of spirits, but have yet to find the recipe they prefer.
The Wood Buffalo location is the third…