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 location. The constructing that homes the distillery has been absolutely rebuilt and renovated by Lone Pine’s founding companions, including to the revitalization of the encircling neighbourhood (affectionately recognized to locals because the “Hubcap District”). Lone Pine’s distillery is 8,000 sq. toes, which makes it Edmonton’s largest distillery in dimension 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 integrated over three years in the past. They intention to honour and have fun their Alberta roots by utilizing regionally sourced elements, services and products, together with the contributions of expert native producers and craftspeople in the neighborhood.
Variety of Merchandise: 5, plus two new merchandise which are nonetheless within the improvement section.
Most Distinctive: Rocky Mountain Gin – what makes it so distinctive is that the important thing elements 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 means of the contemporary flavours of untamed bergamot, mint and rosehips (that are all native to the area).
Most In style: It’s onerous 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 lots of love.
Native Flavours: As a result of they work to supply as domestically as attainable, 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 means of from the uncooked wheat to the distilled craft spirit. The Rocky Mountain Gin is totally outlined by its native flavour, with elements which are native to Alberta’s Rocky Mountains and wild-crafted by native producers.