Volcan blends sweet and smooth reposado tequila with more complex añejo and extra-añejo tequilas in it’s X.A tequila, part of BC Liquor’s Premium Spirit Release.
Established in 1973 in honour of 100 years of this tri-generational pursuit of the highest-quality tequila, Tres Generaciones, Sauza’s ultrapremium brand, is triple distilled, delivering a smooth, balanced, flavour profile across all of its four standard expressions, two of which are now available in Canada for the first time.
After an extensive rebranding, Maison Brillet’s Belle de Brillet pear and cognac liqueur is now available across Ontario as well as in Quebec. Drawing on Maison Brillet’s nearly 200-year history in distillation, Belle de Brillet is made with the simple but ingenious addition of Williams pear eau-de-vie, Madagascan vanilla sugar, and water to cognac.
Whether sipping, mixing, or God forbid, shooting any of Patrón’s four standard offerings, the high quality of the tequila stands out. But Patrón isn’t resting on its laurels—with its most recent debut, the brand is once again shaking up the ultrapremium tequila category.
Regardless of seasonal preference, it’s hard to compete with the aesthetic and aromatic beauty of a lush patch of flowers in summer.
Macaloney’s Island Distillery, in Saanich on Vancouver Island, has been cleaning up in international whisky competitions.
Grappa has seen an uptick in sales over recent years, a trend many attribute to the increased focus on high-quality barrel-aged and single-varietal bottlings.
Based in Kirkwall on the Orkney Islands, Highland Park is one of Scotland’s most northerly distilleries, and one whose geographic remoteness is matched only by its stylistic distinctness.
Located on the island of the same name off England’s south coast, Isle of Wight Distillery takes advantage of the country’s oceanic bounty to produce its Mermaid Gin.