BC's Premiere Gin Festival

September 6, 2024 – Roundhouse Community Centre

Welcome to the BC Gin Festival, a celebration of the finest craft gins from British Columbia and around the world. Join us for an unforgettable experience where you can explore a wide range of unique and artisanal gins, all in one place.

FESTIVAL-WIDE HIGHLIGHTS

Each event features unlimited tastings from top distilleries.

All gins served at the distillery tables are available for purchase at the LEGACY LIQUOR bottle shop. Head over at any point during the night to purchase your new favourite gin, leave it at the bottle check and resume exploring through the Tasting Room hassle free. When you are ready to leave the Festival, pick up your checked bottles at the cash register.

Indulge in a fabulous silent auction, featuring hospitality experiences plus a mega gin bouquet featuring over 30 bottles of gin – you wont want to miss this!!

Enjoy delicious culinary offerings and live entertainment.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Be sure to eat before you come. Food samples will be available onsite to enhance your Gin Festival experience, but this is a tasting event – not a dinner!

There will be many gins to taste onsite. Make good use of the pour buckets distributed throughout the event – drink what you like and pour the rest.

Legacy Liquor Bottle Shop will only be accessible via the Tasting Room for ticket holders.

Must be 19 or older to attend the BC Gin Festival.

Don’t drink and drive! Plan ahead with Transit (1 block to Yaletown-Roundhouse skytrain, and busses 4, 6, 7, 10, 14, 16, 17, 23, 50, N9, N10, N15, N17).

39BC Gins and Counting!
12International Gins
16Distilleries and counting!
1Onsite Bottle Store


JUNIPER: EXCLUSIVE TASTING 5:00-6:30 PM

The Juniper Exclusive Tasting Event is a limited admission experience for tastemakers, gin aficionados, and cocktail enthusiasts.

Featuring a curated tasting experience of rare gins** from celebrated international distilleries, award-winning bartender Amber Bruce will guide the room on a journey through the senses, expanding on the rich tasting notes and diverse botanicals that uniquely define craft gin. 

Following the international gin tastings, Juniper Guests will then enjoy early access to the main tasting hall – a head start to explore all of the flavours and experiences of the First Tasting before the crowds roll in, all the way through to 8:30pm.

**Not available elsewhere at the BC Gin Festival



First Tasting 6:30-8:30 PM

The first and second tastings are the central offerings of the BC Gin Festival. Showcasing an impressive selection of craft gins, enjoy access to unlimited tastings from distilleries hailing from near and far. 

As you enter the tasting room you will receive a glass to carry with you throughout the event. Engage in conversations with gin makers and fellow connoisseurs as you move through the distilleries, deepening your knowledge and appreciation for the artistry behind every bottle. Each gin is a feast for the senses – meticulously crafted to showcase unique botanical blends and nuanced flavours. Stop by the Silent Auction for some very fun goodies, and don’t forget to stop at the Legacy Liquor bottle shop to pick up your favourite gins at the end of the night!



Second Tasting 9:00-11:00pm

The first and second tastings are the central offerings of the BC Gin Festival. Showcasing an impressive selection of craft gins, enjoy access to unlimited tastings from distilleries hailing from near and far. 

As you enter the tasting room you will receive a glass to carry with you throughout the event. Engage in conversations with gin makers and fellow connoisseurs as you move through the distilleries, deepening your knowledge and appreciation for the artistry behind every bottle. Each gin is a feast for the senses – meticulously crafted to showcase unique botanical blends and nuanced flavours. Stop by the Silent Auction for some very fun goodies, and don’t forget to stop at the Legacy Liquor bottle shop to pick up your favourite gins at the end of the night! 

As night falls, the second tasting comes alive with excitement and energy. Keep the party going with the thrill of discovery and the joy of gin in a vibrant and festive atmosphere.

Juniper Tasting Host - Amber Bruce

Amber Bruce, Bar Manager of the Keefer Bar, has over 10 years of experience in designing unique cocktails. She has collected a number of accolades, including Vancouver Magazine’s bartender of the year 2019, Best Bartender by the Georgia Straight, the Monkey Shoulder Ultimate Bartender Champion and two-time World Class National Finalist. In addition to working behind the bar, Amber has volunteered for the Canadian Professional Bartenders Association.

Craft Gin      /      International Gin      /      Food      /      Music      /     Silent Auction

Victoria Distillers, Victoria BC

Empress 1908 Indigo Gin
Empress 1908 Elderflower Rose Gin
Empress 1908 Cocktail Gin
Empress 1908 Oaken Gin

Sharpe Distillery, Cawston BC

Sharpe Distillery Gin
Sharpe Distillery Botanical Gin

Legend Distilling, Naramata BC

Doctors Orders Gin
Black Moon Gin

Ampersand Distilling, Duncan BC

Ampersand Gin

Salish Sea Spirits, Powell River BC

Signature Salish Sea Spirits Gin
Coastal Gin
Blackberry Gin

Monashee Spirits, Revelstoke BC

Ethos Gin
Ricky’s Diamond Dust Gin

Roots and Wings Distillery, Langley BC

Lavender Gin
Old Dame Gin
Whisper Gin

Sheringham Distillery, Langford BC

Seaside Gin
Beacon Gin
Lemon Gin Liqueur
Rhubarb Gin Liqueur

Red Bridge Distilling, Kamloops BC

Red Bridge Distilling – Gin
Devil’s Flower Garden Gin
Bare Bones Gin
Love Posh Gin

Fermentorium Distilling, Victoria BC

Stump Gin

Copperpenny Distilling, North Vancouver

Copperpenny No. 005 Gin
Copperpenny No. 006 Gin
Night Blossom Gin

Bruinwood Estate Distillery, Roberts Creek BC

House Gin
Earl Grey Gin
Grapefruit Gin
Joker Gin
Blackcurrant Gin
Rhubarb Gin
Lemongrass Gin
Feast Gin

Holocene Distilling Project, Cobble Hill BC

Honey, I’m Home
Creme Violette Liqueur

Driftwood Spirits, Victoria BC

Driftwood Contact Gin
Driftwood Parabola Gin

Heritage Acres Distilling, Abbotsford BC

Hurdy Gurdy Gin

Raincity Distillery, Squamish BC

Iron Buddha Gin
Last Garden Gin
Loving Dusk Gin
Barrel Aged Gin

Wildflower Distilling, Penticton BC

Rose Gin
Classic Gin
Lemon Gin

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Date: September 6, 2024
Time: 5:00 pm-11:00 pm
Location: Roundhouse Community Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3

The BC Gin Festival takes place in Vancouver on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. Consider donating to Indigenous language revitalization projects such as the First People’s Cultural Foundation to aid the reclamation of this vital part of Indigenous culture.

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