B.C. Crème de Cassis Named Best in the Northwest


Odd Society Spirits Crème de Cassis Awarded First Place By Sip Northwest 

Sip Northwest Magazine’s 2016 Best of the Northwest issue hits newsstands today. Odd Society Spirits, a craft-certified distillery located in East Vancouver, took first place for their crème de cassis in the Best Fruit Liqueur category beating out submissions from distilleries across the Pacific Northwest region in both Canada and the United States. Last year Odd Society Spirits Owner and Distiller Gordon Glanz was recognized in the annual issue as an influencer in his field and this year the fruits of his labour took top honours.


“Our crème de cassis is made with blackcurrants we source from Abbotsford,” says Gordon Glanz. “This award speaks to our province’s incredible bounty as much as it does to our liqueur.”

Creme de Cassis photo credit RD Cane
Creme de Cassis photo credit RD Cane

Odd Society’s crème de cassis is based on the secret recipe of Master Chef Hervé Martin, head chef and owner of The French Table and once the personal chef to the late King Leopold III of Belgium. Made with the finest B.C. grown blackcurrants, it’s the perfect autumn dinner table accompaniment. With a fruity and sweet flavour balanced by crisp acidity, Odd Society’s award-winning crème de cassis is a premium liqueur for discerning palates.

Odd Society’s crème de cassis can be purchased direct from the distillery located at 1725 Powell St. in Vancouver, and at various private beer, wine and liquor stores across British Columbia.

Odd Society BC Royale photo credit RD Cane
Odd Society BC Royale photo credit RD Cane

BC Royale for Thanksgiving 

0.5 oz Odd Society Spirits Crème de Cassis

B.C. Sparkling Wine

Pair your turkey dinner with this local adaptation of a Kir Royale. Pour half an ounce of Odd Society Spirits Crème de Cassis in a flute glass. Top with your favourite B.C. sparkling wine. Serve.

You can find Odd Society Spirits at these Vancouver Farmers Markets

Mt Pleasant Sunday, October 9
Kitsilano Sunday, October 16
Trout Lake Saturday, October 22

About Odd Society Spirits: 

Odd Society Spirits is a small-batch B.C. craft-certified distillery located in the heart of East Vancouver. Dedicated to combining old-world distilling traditions with new-world ingredients and ingenuity, Odd Society Spirits has created a family of spirits that entice and intrigue. Open Thursday through Sunday, Odd Society Spirits distillery and cocktail lounge is located at 1725 Powell St., Vancouver, B.C.

photo credit RD Cane
photo credit RD Cane

Contact Odd Society Spirits:

W: oddsocietyspirits.com

F: facebook.com/OddSocietySpirits

T: @oddspirits

I: @oddsocietyspirits

E: info@nulloddsocietyspirits.com

P: 604.559.6745

Feature image: photo credit RD Cane

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