Lone Pine Distilling has its roots in Alberta, based by two shut mates after years of sipping spirits across the campfire on the cabin, the place a lone pine stands watch over the positioning. The constructing that homes the distillery has been absolutely rebuilt and renovated by Lone Pine’s founding companions, including to the revitalization of the encompassing neighbourhood (affectionately identified to locals because the “Hubcap District”). Lone Pine’s distillery is 8,000 sq. ft, which makes it Edmonton’s largest distillery in measurement and one of many largest craft distilleries in Alberta. Every bottle label reveals EST. 2017 as a nod to the work invested in getting Lone Pine off the bottom for the reason that firm was first included over three years in the past. They purpose to honour and have fun their Alberta roots through the use of regionally sourced components, services and products, together with the contributions of expert native producers and craftspeople locally.
Variety of Merchandise: 5, plus two new merchandise which are nonetheless within the growth section.
Most Distinctive: Rocky Mountain Gin – what makes it so distinctive is that the important thing components are all native to Alberta’s Rocky Mountain area. Impressed by the number of wildflowers and botanicals that develop naturally in Alberta’s mountains, Lone Pine has developed a recipe that evokes the spirit of the Rockies by way of the contemporary flavours of untamed bergamot, mint and rosehips (that are all native to the area).
Most In style: It’s arduous to select a hottest product, for the reason that distillery has solely been open a short time, however the Earl Gray Gin appears to be getting quite a lot of love.
Native Flavours: As a result of they work to supply as domestically as potential, lots of the spirits characteristic uniquely native flavours. For instance, the wheat for the Parkland Wheat Vodka is harvested from Alberta’s Parkland prairie area and imbues a distinctly strong flavour, which carries by way of from the uncooked wheat to the distilled craft spirit. The Rocky Mountain Gin is fully outlined by its native flavour, with components which are native to Alberta’s Rocky Mountains and wild-crafted by native producers.